GT2560 Wire Cutter

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meowtown90
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GT2560 Wire Cutter

Post by meowtown90 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:50 pm

Hello

I saw this article and would like to make a similar device however I want to use a kit that I ordered a while back that I never ended up using for my printer. I am very new to all this and have some questions. Article:

https://www.instructables.com/id/WIRE-CUTTING-MACHINE/

I purchased this kit:

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Geeetech-3D-Pri ... Sw4QVZ07pS

It comes with the following:

1 x GT2560 Board
5 x DRV8825 stepper motor driver
5 x Heat sink
2 x Sticker
1 x LCD2004 control board
2 x Control board cable
1 x USB cable

I have to purchase a servo motor which I was thinking of getting this one:

https://www.amazon.ca/Titri-MG995-Degre ... ay&sr=8-12

I also have a full extruder assembled that I will rip off an old printer which has the stepper motor and etc.

Is this even possible? I know the board has no place for a servo but I can solder if I have to. I have a programming background and can write the code once I know what I'm doing exactly. Don't worry about the PCB and making it pretty I can do that afterwards when its working :lol:

If you guys can shed some light on this and send me in the right direction I would really appreciate it!

Thanks a ton in advance!

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Re: GT2560 Wire Cutter

Post by William » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:35 pm

Novel ideas, but I am afraid not.
-Keep your mind and try to test it. :)
-Everything will be fun!-Support all Getech printer.
-You can ask me the questions and I will kindly reply.
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Re: GT2560 Wire Cutter

Post by _kaktus_ » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:48 pm

Ha ha.
:mrgreen:

That's cool. :D

If you bought a GT controller for this project, you need to find a free pin to use it to control the servo.

In the forum section about controller boards there are schematics available - you will need them.

The easiest way to control the servo is to use the PWM signal.
If you haven't done it before, read about it.
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