Symphony of Steppers

I wired up all three axes today, and also hooked up the super high quality 200V DMM module that I picked up on eBay direct from China.

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Here it is whirring away to the dulcet tones of Andrew Bird from my shop speakers.  It’s running the torus demo from the EMC2 live CD.

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  1. Robyn: The upshot of all of this stuff, once it’s attached to my milling machine, is that I’ll hopefully be able to more easily draw a part in CAD and then make it out of metal or plastic. Not quite as easy as “printing parts” but hopefully many steps closer.

    The thing that looks like a flower is half a torus (donut). If this were hooked up to the machine and everything was working, I’d be able to cut that 3D shape out of actual material.

    Josh: You know me. Designer glasses… Black turtlenecks…

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