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A project log for K40 Upgrades

Various Upgrades to my K40

SteveSteve 08/07/2019 at 19:100 Comments

New 3d printed control panel replacing the original digital panel.

Buttons for GRBL reset, hold and resume functions.

Test fire button.

PWM bypass button.

Volt meter and 10 turn pot for max power setting.

Main power switch and laser power switch.

Power on light.

GRBL fault LED.

Relay board to allow laser switch, lid switches and water flow switch  in addition to an external input for cooling loop temp monitoring, to all disable laser and trigger GRBL door-open contact, in addition to an external input for cooling loop temp monitoring.

Additional 24v and 5v power supply. (Original power supply runs the cheap light in the cutting area and the volt meter)

Mini Gerbil controller.

Wiring still a mess.

Working on a remix for adjustable Z.

Replacing cooling hoses.

3d printed output duct.

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