More tea please.

Doubling the resolution of your CNC machine

  1. Add 4 lines to the firmware for the MSP430s that sequence the stepper motor drivers so that they half-step (so that there are sometimes two active coils).
  2. One’s resolution has doubled.
  3. Dance.
  4. Push changes up to public firmware git repository.

We did have a resolution of 0.2mm per step. Now we have 0.1mm. w00t.

Posted at 1:51 am on Wednesday 15th August 2007

One response to “Doubling the resolution of your CNC machine”

  1. Justyn says:

    0.1mm is the resolution required by the doughnut bet…

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