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Plotting images with zigzag

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Writing my own Gcode generator for pen plotter

Mike SzczysMike Szczys 05/02/2020 at 19:010 Comments

I made two different test images to see how progress is coming along.

Unfortunately these won't actually fit on the bed of the mid-t-bot as a 120mmx120m grid won't leave room for the 8 different levels of zigzag. I'll have to think about how to approach this. Maybe I need to do some zigzag tests on the plotter to find what my max resolution may be.

These show promise but bring up a number of things I need to work on:

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