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Welcome to the Fab@Home Electronics Page
Here you will learn about all of the variants of the electronics that can be used on the various Fab@Home fabbers.
Fab@Home Model 2 Electronics
The Model 2.0 uses snap motors by JrKerr. These motors are wired entirely via Cat5 cables. Using the same system I/0 Boards and Stepper motors can be added to the systems Fab@Home:Model 2 Electronics Extensions
Fab@Home Model 1 Electronics
Model 1 Standard Electronics
The Fab@Home Model 1 standard electronics package includes:
- An LPC-H2148 Microcontroller, the brain of the Model 1, with a USB connection to your personal computer
- A Xylotex 4-Axis stepper motor amplifier, to provide the power and control signals to the motors which move the Model 1
- A Winford Engineering DB-25 breakout board, which simplifies the connections between the amplifier board and the microcontroller
- Various cables
Learn more about the standard Model 1 Electronics:
Model 1 Electronics Variants
Please link to your variations on the Model 1 standard electronics from here.
- Quadrature Encoder Counter board, which counts signals from quadrature encoders on the axes to allow for closed loop control.