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GRBL - disable axis

Discussion in 'Control Software' started by harlandraka, Sep 28, 2017.

  1. harlandraka

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    Hi everyone.

    I'm building a DLP printer, and I decided to use GRBL as the motor controller. The thing is I'll just need to control the Z axis, I won't have neither X nor Y axes, so is there a way to completely disable them and reuse free pins for other functions with custom GCODE?
     
  2. David the swarfer

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  3. harlandraka

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    Hi David, thank you.

    I'm actually a programmer, so it could be easy to do, I just need to know where to look at... The GRBL project is big, so if anyone can point me in the right direction I could be able to do it myself!
     
  4. David the swarfer

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    well, the code is documented, you just have to read it (-:
    please don't ask the primary programmer for help on this, he is busy on the next release and we need him to be busy on that instead of being interrupted (-:
    in fact the next release will have a HAL layer which will make what you want much easier.
     

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