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Controller Boards => EleksMaker IV Axis => Topic started by: John Henriksen on February 07, 2018, 01:31:55 AM

Title: Connecting 2 and 3 axes boards
Post by: John Henriksen on February 07, 2018, 01:31:55 AM
Hi

Now I have a 2 axes and a 3 axes board , both EleksMaker

I was thinking of bridge the two together so I have at least a 4 axes to work with.

I am looking for a rotary setup so I can keep my z-axes

Is this any good?

https://www.banggood.com/CNC-Router-Rotational-Rotary-Axis-CNC-Machine-Accessory-Tailstock-for-4th-Axis-p-1154485.html?rmmds=cart_middle_products&cur_warehouse=CN
Title: Re: Connecting 3 and 4 axes boards
Post by: Zax on February 07, 2018, 10:04:22 AM
The 4-axis board is not Grbl compatible, it requires a cracked version of USB CNC software.
Title: Re: Connecting 3 and 4 axes boards
Post by: John Henriksen on February 07, 2018, 10:15:43 AM
Hi Zax

Well Iím using it with T2


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Title: Re: Connecting 3 and 4 axes boards
Post by: Zax on February 07, 2018, 03:08:20 PM
It must not be the 4-axis, perhaps you mean it has 4 stepper drivers.

....DO NOT BUY THIS BOARD....
....DO NOT BUY THIS BOARD....

https://www.banggood.com/USB-CNC-4-Axis-Stepper-Motor-Driver-Board-Controller-Laser-board-For-DIY-Laser-Engraver-p-1015553.html

....DO NOT BUY THIS BOARD....
....DO NOT BUY THIS BOARD....
Title: Re: Connecting 3 and 4 axes boards
Post by: ggallant571 on February 07, 2018, 04:54:59 PM
That board had 4 drivers and 5 stepper motor headers.
Title: Re: Connecting 2 and 3 axes boards
Post by: John Henriksen on February 08, 2018, 12:34:06 AM
Sorry

my mistake I have 2 and 3 axes bords (I forgot that there is 2 y-axes)  ;D

my 3 axes bord is this one
https://www.banggood.com/3-Axis-Stepper-Motor-Driver-Board-Controller-Laser-board-For-DIY-Laser-Engraver-p-1015947.html?rmmds=myorder&cur_warehouse=CN
Title: Re: Connecting 3 and 4 axes boards
Post by: Zax on February 08, 2018, 04:18:01 AM
That board had 4 drivers and 5 stepper motor headers.

Just like all the EleksMaker boards, they have Y1 and Y2 but unlike the rest this is not Grbl compatible.