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[DPRG] The CNC Mother Board

Subject: [DPRG] The CNC Mother Board
From: Dave Hylands dhylands at gmail.com
Date: Fri Sep 28 14:05:49 CDT 2012

Hi Jose,

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Quinones, Jose <jquinones at ti.com> wrote:
> Hi Group,
>
> Sorry in advance for posting this here, if I am violating any clause, but as
> you know of me, when it comes to robotics I have just been addicted to CNC
> and cannot get it out of my mind. I guess CNC machines are still kind of
> robots…
>
> Anyway, I designed a solution for CNC’s which anybody interested in building
> their own machine should be interested to know about. It is called the CNC
> Mother Board and in essence is a breakout board on steroids. Instead of
> wiring stepper motor drivers, you just plug them in into the back plane. It
> also contains the relays to turn the spindle ON and OFF (or a plasma torch)
> and a secondary function of your choosing. I have been running my plasma
> cutter with it and it is working pretty good.
>
> In order to try and get this guy into the masses, I started a KickStarter
> project you can see here:
> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1745463097/the-cnc-mother-board?ref=live
>
> I’ll appreciate if you let prospective CNC’ers know about it. Thanks!

Looks like an interesting project.

Personally, I've been using the GeckoDrive G540 which seems to be
similarly priced.

-- 
Dave Hylands
Shuswap, BC, Canada
http://www.davehylands.com

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