DIY T8 CNC machine (PCB, wood plastic)

Very cheap small CNC machine. You can engrav with it PCB’s, wood or soft metal. It’s nice to start with. You can also mill soft wood and plastic but at not so high speed. You can buy it here: http://www.gearbest.com/3d-printers–3d-printer-kits/pp_356128.html?wid=21&lkid=10239377 and here is an assembly instruction: source

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cnc pcb drilling

Here we are drilling a board that has been etched using MG Chemicals positive Presensitized board. CNC router for the drill, from J.A. Bean on EBAY. Translator driver from alan at http://www.fromorbit.com/projects/picstep/index.php Parallel interface from http://pminmo.com/ Controller software from: http://www.machsupport.com/artsoft/index/index.htm Circuit board CAD from ABACOM at http://www.abacom-online.de source

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CNC Isolation Routing PCB with Through Hole Plating

Using a Tonsen CNC to isolation route a PCB out of a blank copper board, and using electroplating to plate the through holes in the PCB. More Details: The PCB height probing is done with a special version of pcbgcode (http://www.pcbgcode.org/) that can be found here in the AutoLeveler section: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pcb-gcode/files/ The through hole platting […]

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