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  • May 3, 2019 Sainsmart RYC GRBL V2 Upgrade
    GRBL has been optimized for Ardunio’s ATmega328p. So most configurations out there will use the Arduino Uno and a CNC shield. I decide to go with the Sainsmart RYC-GRBL-V2 hoping it would work out of the box. The reason why this is a long post is because it didn’t work out of the box. To get it up and running these are the list of things I changed to get it working.
  • May 3, 2019 Upgrading K40 Controller
    K40 Laser Engraver Upgrades # Add Switch to change between manual power, and PWM power # add in a switch to switch between a potentiometer and the PWM power from the laser for the IN line on LPS" K40 Laser Engraver Controller Board Upgrades # PiBot Raspberry Pi CNC Hat V2.60 - GRBL v1.1 Compatable - Uses Pololu Stepper Drivers Look for this 2.6V https://www.ebay.com/itm/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Hat-V2-60-GRBL-v1-1-Compatable-Uses-Pololu-Stepper-Drivers/271901344091?hash=item3f4e95415b:g:bhsAAOSwZLZaTWn~ Smoothieboard - fork off GRBL