PoKeys57CNC

Confusing PoKeys57CNC pinout explained

This blog article is mostly to explain the confusing PoKeys57CNC pinout, as some users reported it. There is a myriad of connectors and signals, some are labelled as ‘PoKeys pins’, others are not, some have special function (e.g. limit switch inputs), some are general purpose… Short history of PoKeys devices Let’s start with some history … Read more

Encoder Threading with Mach4 Lathe and the usb cnc controller PoKeys57CNC

Digital Machinist article: Encoder Threading with Mach4 Lathe and the usb cnc controller PoKeys57CNC I was excited to hear that threading with Mach4 Lathe and the usb cnc controller Pokeys57CNC with an encoder was now working. I just had to try it, since I had mixed success with index only threading in Mach3 Turn. I had … Read more

New communication options in PoBlocks

PoBlocks just got a set of new communication features in PoKeys57 series ethernet devices. UDP sender enables PoKeys device to send simple messages using UDP protocol on request from the PoBlocks project. PoKeys InterCom protocol on the other hand enables sending data between PoKeys devices. PoKeys (Simple) UDP sender As the name applies, UDP sender … Read more

Updated PoKeys plugin for Mach4 released

A new version of the PoKeys plugin for Mach4 was released today. Most changes have been done ‘under the hood’, the biggest one affecting the MPG jogging with PoKeys devices. MPG jogging is a very useful feature of PoKeys57CNC devices that enables improved control over the CNC machine and resembles the handwheel of a manual … Read more

The smallest and lowest power consumption 48MS/s usb oscilloscope

[fusion_text]PoLabs is launching PoScopeMega50 usb oscilloscope, the smallest and lowest power consumption 48MS/s USB oscilloscope, function generator and logic analyzer in one on the market. It draws only 150mA thus the best choice for measurement environments which demands power autonomy and longevity. It’s especially convenient for outdoor measurements in remote places where power supply is … Read more

Metal dance pad

Metal dance pad with USB interface (Customer project)

Metal dance pad is another project by our customer that uses PoKeys57U. Let’s let Gal describe it. Original post was published on http://e.pavlin.si/2016/06/02/metal-dance-pad-with-load-cell-sensors/ Metal dance pad with load cell sensors Finished pad What happens one a man has too much time and a workshop with fancy toys in his garage? With school being too easy … Read more

Model railway automation (Customer project)

We are beginning the list of customer’s projects with Ian’s model railway automation using PoKeys57U devices. Here is the presentation of the project by Ian H. Model railway automation – Terminus station I’m building a fairly large model railway and I have a special interest in signalling. Although the signalling will be manual, semaphore signalling, … Read more

PoBlocks tutorial – Pulse engine, custom PoIL code

In this PoBlocks tutorial, we will describe how PoBlocks can be used to solve a stepper motor positioning task. PoBlocks is a graphical programming tool for PoKeys device and is free of charge for PoKeys users. Background We have been approached by one of our users on how a positioning system can be implemented using … Read more

Connecting slip ring to PoKeys

Slip ring test with PoKeys

A slip ring test? What does this have to do with PoKeys? Well, we needed a cheap slip ring for one of our test projects and we got some from China. Slip rings are devices that transfer electrical signal from stator (non-rotating part of the device) to the rotor (rotating part of the device) using … Read more

PoKeys joystick issues with Win7 and Win10 resolved

PoKeys joystick issues with Windows 7 and Windows 10 resolved Many flight simulator builders are using our PoKeys as flight simulator USB interface between computer and ICP panels with buttons, potentiometers, encoders and other actuators. Lately we’ve received some reports about problems with PoKeys joystick with Windows 7 and Window 10 that calibration window is not accessible any … Read more

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