Monthly Archives: September 2013

Z-Axis Stop

The stop for the Z-Axis limit switch was installed today. This allows the axis to retract away from the table. The limit switches for all axes have been wired up. Homing the axes also works. The direction for each axis … Continue reading

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New Power Supply and a Test Run

The new 24VDC 240W power supply arrived today. I’m very impressed with powerbox. I ordered the power supply yesterday and it turned up today! This power supply was chosen so that the stepper motors will delivery more torque.

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Desktop CNC Progress Report

There has been a recent rush of progress on the desktop CNC. All three axes are fitted with stepper motors. The brackets for the drive belts are in place. The drive belts are installed. The limit switches are mounted but … Continue reading

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