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February 15, 2013 AT 11:00 am

Network Enabled ShapeOko CNC Uses Raspberry Pi and Alamode #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Network Enabled ShapeOko CNC Uses Raspberry Pi and Alamode, from MAKE:

Anyone familiar with CNC routers knows they generate a lot of dust. Most machines also require a dedicated computer to run them, which usually gets filled with that dust. Kevin Osborn from Wyolum got tired of this never ending cycle and used a Raspberry Pi and AlaMode shield (available in the Maker Shed) to network enable his ShapeOko CNC machine. This way he can box up the electronics, send G-Code wirelessly over his network. The Raspberry Pi then controls the machine leaving his good computer clean and available for other tasks….

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