Auto Squaring!!

I feel this is huge for the MPCNC and any other dual drive machine, on both X and Y axis or just one axis. I have tweaked Marlin code to duplicate the Z axis dual end stops to work on the X&Y axis as well. Jeffeb3 has helped me get this fully functional and we now...

Firmware

If you bought a bundle or electronics board from this site, this is already done.   Firmware Firmware is the program "embedded/burned" into the electronics board, this is what translates the gcode into motion in the stepper motors. The Ramps 1.4 stack is the most...

Mini-Rambo 1.3a

Back in stock! The Ultimachine Mini-Rambo Boards are now live in the Shop, as well as an option for the bundles. Here! The two main reasons for carrying this board is it is extremely high quality and it was built as the refined Ramps 1.4 board we currently use....

Laser Engraving Mirrors

Choosing an Image Grey scale images do not translate well on to mirrors because either the surface is reflective or it is not. So straight 2 color images with no gradients are best. Just plain old black and white. The higher the resolution the sharper the edges....

Drag Knife, Vinyl Cutter

Click on the pictures to enlarge them. Set Up Insert the Blade This is for the Liyu style blade holder, from the shop.. First take the protective cover off of the carbide knife Carefully position it into the cutter body, no need to push a magnet should suck it in....

J Tech Photonics – Lasers

J Tech Photonics did a very nice article on using their lasers with the MPCNC. For those of you that don't want to go the DIY laser route or don't trust yourself not to mess up J Tech makes it real easy http://jtechphotonics.com/?page_id=3819...

4 Head

I could never keep up with printed parts orders....this might help. 3ders.org did a nice write up about it! http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151013-ryan-zellars-transforms-his-mostly-printed-cnc-machine-into-four-headed-3d-printer.html https://youtu.be/DeVeyUas5vU...

3D Printing / Import Extruder

Assembly of my all metal version of the Mk8 import extruder Click on the images for more detail. Start by screwing the base plate to the stepper with the M3x6 screw. Add the M3x8 screw to the bottom of the base plate. This screw helps to retain the tension...