Flat cale cutting machine

A flat cable cutter – flat cable cutting machine

A blog article about a flat cable cutter project from the scratch. From the idea to the useful production machine. Machine was build using a PoKeys57U device from CNC Controllers series and stepper motor driver PoStep60-256. Two great products from PoLabs. How do you cut a flat cable? If you work with electronics there is … Read more

Stepper motor driver – The complete explanation

In this article we will try to explain all the important things about the stepper motor driver you need to know. What is a stepper motor driver? A stepper motor driver is an electronic device that is used to drive the stepper motor. By itself it usually does nothing and must be used together with a … Read more

THC Plasma Cutter

THC Plasma Cutter – Switch from Mach3 to Mach4

If you use a THC plasma cutter with Mach3 and would like to switch to Mach4 plasma, there is a quick guide how to setup the torch height controller. The Mach4 version 2 has support for THC plasma cutter. If you have been using Mach3, there are some differences in settings for THC in Mach4. … Read more

4th axis for CNC

4th axis for CNC – MACH4 and PoKeys57CNC

In this blog we will describe, how we upgrade our cnc milling/router machine with new 4th axis for CNC machine and get more functionality, how to setup, wiring components and Configuration in Mach4. New upgrade in machine shop with intention to improve our support even additionally and also for making products for our development and … Read more

VID6606 – A miniature stepper motor driver PoStepVID6606

PoStepVID6606 is a new product in our series of stepper motor drivers. 8-channel miniature stepper motor driver based on VID6606 integrated circuit. The device is a perfect choice for making a flight simulator where several instruments are included on the control panel. The device is suitable for use with PoKeys, but also without restrictions on … Read more

Isolated USB oscilloscope

Isolated USB oscilloscope – how can it help

Isolated measurement Sometimes we would like to measure a signal with oscilloscope on a device, we are not familiar to. The reason might be that we don’t have a datasheet or a scheme available, or simply a common ground potential is not physically accessible. In such cases isolated USB oscilloscope can help. What’s more, I … Read more

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