Blown first CNC Controller :(

Its not all bad news. I had a spare A4988 controller. But i plan to fix this one, by simply swapping the IC…

Its already prep’ed for surgery.. just need to get that IC. I plan to buy like 20 or more from china. Since that seems to be the only source for them.

The reason for it blowing was purely accidental and my fault… i didnt screw the terminals good enough on that motor and the wire slipped out and… well you can guess the rest 😦 but the only thing damaged was that one IC on that one controller board. Lucky me!

I have since fixed/replaced and did new wiring 🙂

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Starting a small company. Trying to build it from ground up. Only 2 employees so far. Nothing serious yet but soon!

3 responses to “Blown first CNC Controller :(”

  1. docled says :

    Awww. You let the magic smoke out.

  2. ADTECH says :

    Our company is committed to the development of numerical control system.
    It establishes two major product systems: Motion Control System (motion control platform, servo/step motor & driver, industry application CNC controller); CNC Equipment (industrial robot, teaching lathe machine & miller, etc). It widely used in metal processing, textile household, electronic assemble, special machine tools and so on, which is becoming a typical brand in application to motion control field.

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