Tim, if I set $100=25, its moving very slowly which does not look normal to me. Sweepy dust shoe not included; This product is discontinued and replaced by RB-CRB-103 an improved version. Note: If you are using Windows, you will be prompted to install the driver that was included with the Carbide Motion install. It’s not a replacement for Shapeoko 3 (which is not going away, in case you were wondering), Shapeoko Pro is an all-new addition to our lineup. Shapeoko Laser Upgrade Kit with PLH3D-6W-XF including all parts needed to mount and wire the PLH3D-6W-XF laser head on the Shapeoko Professional engraving laser head designed for industrial applications. But a limit switch is just there to close the circuit. Shapeoko machines typically use Grbl 1.1f, as do newer X-Carve and some other systems, but as they are designed as CNC machines, they are typically configured for negative workspace coordinates, which LightBurn doesn't support. My configuration is a Shapeoko XL and the J-Tech Photonics laser. The Shapeoko is a 3-axis CNC Machine kit that allows you to create your 2D and 3D designs out of non-ferrous metals, hardwoods, and plastics. The machine sells new for $2k plus tax. Pics to follow. Earlier today I went back to carving, and jogging isn’t working. The Shapeoko CNC Router is designed to be affordable enough for any workshop and powerful enough to do high-quality work. Not a lot or use at all. Disappointed that the device does not appear to work with my machine. Shapeoko comes with an industrial-grade motion controller running GRBL firmware, homing switches, and 4 NEMA 23 stepper motors. 9 July 2014. I’ve got a Shapeoko XL and am using Lightburn on MacOS. 1 comment Comments. My clearing toolpath seems to cut fine. *Update- I changed this from one star to five stars. Pro CNCs usually have a spindle, not a router, and that is a possible (and popular) upgrade path for the Shapeoko, check out the HW upgrades section for more. So the Shapeoko homes, and then knows it can go "x" distance. Pat reached out to me and helped correct my issues. Shapeoko wiki. It can handle work up to 32" x 32". That’s a lot of cutting area! The belted Z-Axis Shapeoko from Carbide 3D is a build-it-yourself CNC Router that allows you to create 3D objects from wood, plastic, and aluminum. Thanks, BTW we are getting close to being hit with a hurricane I am not sure when we will have power again. X … With this 3-axis CNC machine, you'll be able to create intricate 2D & 3D designs from a range of different materials. The Shapeoko is made in the US and comes with a 6 month warranty. The Shapeoko is made of tough aluminum extrusion and operated by NEMA 23 stepper motors to accurately create exactly what you design every time, in … Other than that, all three routers (and more) have been used successfully for all kinds of jobs on the Shapeoko. Project ShapeOko commences and the ShapeOko is built 30 Sep 2014. Is there any other software that will work with laseraxe 2500 laser. The electronics work on 110V or 220v. Getting Homing Working on Sparkfun Shapeoko #194711. Homing work fine with V0.9I no problem (all are NO) Rewired Z axis and flashed V0.9J. Shapeoko CNC Router. I too got a shapeoko and my Z was so tight thatall it did was bind when moving it. This is a configuration tool for setting up the popular GRBL CNC Machine motion controller using Windows 10. So I reran toolpath using UGS and when it gets to the point where the crash occurred the cut depth is at least .25” shallower. This is an easy thing to work around though, using a workspace offset. 15mm belts. Carbide3D Shapeoko XXL Robust CNC Router Kit Designed to be affordable and powerful enough to work Includes almost everything you need to get started Enclosed electronics, no need for a fan One-piece MDF table, no need for bottom straps Carbide Create & Motion softwares Cutting Area: 33"(X), 33"(Y), 3"(Z) Sweepy dust shoe not included This product is discontinued and replaced by RB-CRB-94 … ShapeOko website. It is assembled and ready for you to watch it in action and take it home. I removed a lot of material on the delrin nut. The electronics work on 110V or 220v. The only thing you will need is a small Makita or Dewalt router just as you would if it were new. I had a similar issue getting the homing to work. Don’t let the size intimidate you! We'll use a Shapeoko XXL as our example setup. Then it started working fine. I had to re tap it. I am a CNC newbie who has previously only done work for my Shapeoko 2 in Easel and Inkscape. There are three different versions of the Shapeoko… The belted Z-Axis Shapeoko from Carbide 3D is a build-it-yourself CNC Router that allows you to create 3D objects from wood, plastic, and aluminum. The Shapeoko milling machines are designed by Carbide 3D to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. Then I run my 3D finish and it almost cuts thru the board. But if I set $100=100 axis is moving quite rapidly. Last time we checked in I had determined that the table was indeed pretty flat, so I was going to proceed. What's included: Inductive homing switches for X, Y, and Z (with adapter board) Mounting Brackets; Hardware; Compatible with HDZ* *The proximity switches work with HDZs purchased through Carbide 3D only. By johnelle - Sat May 06, 2017 12:58 pm - Sat May 06, 2017 12:58 pm #194711. r/shapeoko: Do you use a ShapeOko CNC ... when I attempt to home, the z axis travels down instead of up toward the limit switch, with a message stating: “Homing Cycle Failed ... and it works great. I could not be happier with this product. LightBurn can also be configured to control more than one laser, and there are settings stored for each device. The Shapeoko works with a range of materials, wood, plastic, and aluminum are no problem. The machine homes to the back right. We also have a new Shapeoko Pro. So please do not think I am ignoring you. The Shapeoko is partially assembled. Yay! If yours is broken, you potentially could cut the leads and touch the wires together when it is close to the home position. I've looked online and somewhere said to try using the genaric GRBL but that doesn't even load in Carbide 3D. What GUI are you using, and did you upgrade it? You can build it in about 2 hours. The Carbide 3D Proximity Switch Kit is a complete plug and play solution that replaces the mechanical switches on your Shapeoko 3. I am proposing that I bring it home to work on it during some of my "free time". I was going to do some glue-up for another project which meant my work surface (table saw) would be unavailable for torsion box work, so I ripped some 2″ wide MDF strips, cut 6 pieces 29″ long and glued them up three and three for end risers. turn on the Shapeoko, hear the stepper motors click in place; Hit the “Connect” button, load the G-code file. The Shapeoko XXL is designed to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. After the program has been installed, connect your Shapeoko to your computer with the provided USB cable. Shapeoko 3 Standard, XL and XXL are in stock! Purchased this Spring. Limit switches are essentially homing switches doubled up and in addition to setting the origin are used to prevent the motors from hitting the end of each axis which can cause serious alignment problems, potentially serious damage to your Shapeoko, destroy a bit, or ruin a work piece. While still belt driven, they got rid of the wheels in favor of linear bearings. So I did. The unit says in the description that works with Shapeoko. Disconnects If a job stops suddenly for no apparent reason, and commands from the G-code sender have no effect anymore, it is very likely an … Ya I agree with you. Riley I am having a challenge with Z-axis control. Here are a few specs: Linear bearings for all motion, no V-Wheels. I am still wondering which is correct setting for x,y,z step/mm… Now learning how to get homing, soft limit and limit switches working. Go to Jog menu, do the Homing, then Jog to the center ref position, then manually in X and Y using the “Fast” setting to be more or less above the zero point marked on the stock. The Carbide3D Shapeoko Standard Robust CNC Router Kit is designed to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. The Shapeoko is made of tough aluminum extrusion and operated by NEMA 23 stepper motors to accurately create exactly what you design every time, in … and ox, there is allot of interference in the device due to all the equipment and power sources in the mix. I just swapped it and didn't work, but left it swapped and then tested the endstop connections and had it on the normally closed position, now have it on normally open which works for homing. I am using cheap switches from Amazon (not the carbide kit). I've tried the genaric tiny post, it loads but my holes are way off after I run it. The kit includes everything you need to get started except the Dewalt trim router. Once everything is checked (and repaired if need be), turn on the machine and check whether homing and jogging still work fine. Z+ movement is up, away from the work If the actual axis directions are not correct, homing will never work. The Shapeoko is made in the US and comes with a 12 month warranty. The Shapeoko uses the DeWalt DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C as a spindle. Please check that the switches are plugged in correctly, and work properly — when the machine powers up the homing indicator lights should flicker on/off, then once the controller is booted up you can test the switches by pressing them — the matching light should light while the switch is pressed (closed), and should go off when the switch is released (open). Opening Carbide Motion. However, now I can't get them to move to a designated position i.e. Copy link Quote reply bvernham commented Feb 2, 2016. Therefore, I am willing to donate $75 to Hive13 if I do not return the Shapeoko in a better (WORKING) state before Spring of … I’m running Aspire and Carbide Motion with a Shapeoko 3 XXL. Shapeoko Pro raises Shapeoko 3 to a new level of performance and usability. (I have not measured the distance its moving.) Carbide Motion will be your main point of entry when using your Nomad or Shapeoko 3. New spindle was mounted and in the middle of its first test cut when the electronics died. Apparently, I am not the first to suggest this sort of solution and that it did not work out last time. 1877 - 27 October 1940) was a son of Liverpool marine engineer John Bolton Lightburn (c. My XXL has a three-pin header rather than a two-pin due to have the bitsetter device that requires a splitter. V1.1 is not flawed, but a lot has changed, including the messages it sends back to the GUI, so you have to upgrade your GUI if you upgrade to V1.1. Provide your own or buy one from us. The Shapeoko uses our Carbide Compact Router or you can provide your own DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C as a spindle. So if it doesnt home, in guessing the software will not allow the head to move to prevent damage. According to the blog, it will be available at $2800 as well. All three work well on Shapeoko. I’ve got the origin setup as bottom (front) left in device settings. Hive13 is announced as a winner of a ShapeOko 2 from Inventables! Hi there - thank you for a wonderful software - I hope to make this my main go to tool for my woodworking channel. The Shapeoko Pro is an upgraded version of their affordable CNC routers. Status 2 June 2014. Everything works fine - burning, XY axis setup (which was complicated to say the least - I will have a separate post with suggestions). Unlike the Nomad3, this one does not replace the predecessor, but rather bumps up the higher end of the options available. I’m having trouble getting the machine to “know” where it is. 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