Trying to push some production out the door this week and noticed an issue on our little X2 CNC machine. Replacing the spiral aluminum stepper motor – lead screw coupler with a jaw type coupler. This CNC is dedicated to machining aluminum electronic enclosures. As such I have made some modifications to it over the… Continue reading Sieg / Syil X2 CNC repair
My shop normal day-to-day function is building stuff for museums, amusement parks and haunted attractions. With that in mind I thought I’d give you a look at a quick fix of a animatronic destined for a haunted house. Hope you enjoy!
This week I verified the voltage coming out of the stepper power supply then went on to hook the G251x stepper drive power wires up. Also added the current programming resistors and dove deep into the theory of operation on the rest of the electrical panel. I’m calling out for any info that can be… Continue reading Dyna Myte DM2800 Restoration Part #005
Continuing on with the wiring of the electrical panel for the Dyna Myte CNC machine. I primarily focused on getting the Gecko G251X drives wired up as well as some I/O on the Centroid Acorn board. I made up a custom DB25 breakout cable for the step and direction signals and the input points were… Continue reading Dyna Myte DM2800 Restoration Part #004