Category Archives: Fabscan

My First solder stencil.

I would have rather cut this on the laser but I had to let my TechShop membership lapse (neither time nor money). But Pololu made quick work of it. I’ll look around for instructions on wave soldering with my oven … Continue reading

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More FabScan progress

Just a quick note and picture. Work is getting intense this month so I may not be able to touch this for a few weeks. Then again I may use it to procrastinate This is a finished FabScan shield where … Continue reading

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Purple PCBs!!!!!

My FabScan shields arrived from OSH Park and the boards are purple! Awesome. On my Prusa I had used only purple heat shrink, now I might even be able to get a purple mega and ramps board!

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Back to FabScan and my Prusa

Getting a panel of three bare FabScan 1.1 Arduino shields from OSH Park (a great deal by the way) Looks like they will arrive at work tomorrow.  I have most of the SMD components, the newer camera  so I’ll try … Continue reading

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My FabScan is headed for the finish line!

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Greetings All, It’s 22:54 and as I write this my little FabScan is working away at “Overkill Resolution” (which I am going to change to Ludicrous Resolution in honor of Space Balls) on a stress test scan. I am running … Continue reading

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Finally Got the PCB right….

We’ll I played around with Eagle a bunch and finally got the silkscreen on the PCB to come out right (see below). When I get around to doing the next one I’ll use these. If anyone wants one, I’ll make … Continue reading

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FabScan Details

Greetings All, Forgot to add these vital details. Below is where you can find info on making your own FabScan. Francis’ web site: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/FabScan The Google Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/fabscan  

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And a quick pic of the setup in its current state

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Hmm. WordPress from Safari ain’t working on my desktop. Will investigate when I have more sleep. Here’s a pic of the set up without the rest of the enclosure and I am using clay to hold the object and the … Continue reading

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Hope to cut final housing pieces next week

Down to the last few items on my Fabscan. Turn table mount Laser holder Cut final housing pieces.

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