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Hydra: Multiheaded Manufacturing Machine

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Arduino firmware and Java GUI for the Hydra Multi-headed Manufacturing Machine (Hydra-MMM). The Hydra is a cartesian positioning system that has multiple, independent toolhead mounts for a wide variety of attachments. See: cpwebste.blogspot.com

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  • Upload Gcode Files to Cartesian Robots (Reprap, Makerbot, diy CNC, etc)
  • Firmware support for up to 4 toolheads (extruders, spindle, pick-n-place, etc)
  • Gcode File Previews for simple viewing of what a program will do
  • Acceleration kinematics computed and used for linear movements to allow for smooth and fast translation
  • Option to use external stepper motor drivers or use the built-in stepper library functions with external FETs for a very cheap motor driver with microstepping
  • Firmware support for large number of standard Gcodes and simple addition of custom codes to that library
  • Slave PID temperature control using a second Arduino


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  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Hydra-mmm is great! Thanks.

    Posted 06/23/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Very promising multi head cnc RepRap Based!

    Posted 05/10/2010
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