HPC LS3020 connections - July 2012 » History » Version 10
Anonymous, 2012-07-16 17:51
h1. HPC LS3020 connections - July 2012
h2. Wiring diagram
Here is a schematic diagram of how everything should be wired up (from the "forum":/boards/1/topics/26):
h2. Laser ON cable
The laser-on cable, as it comes shipped with the laser cutter needs to have one wire switched over, from this:
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It then plugs into the mainboard like this: !laser-on.png!
h2. Disabled laser PWM
To get started fast, just run the laser without PWM support - you can accomplish the same by manually turning the front-panel potmeter back to reduce the power.
With the July 12 power supply, you're done. To disable PWM on the older power supply, make sure the D+ and D- pins are jumpered on the power supply:
h2. Y stepper cable
The Y stepper cable (with a 4-pin JST connector on the end) may be too short to reach the proper socket on the [[LAOS mainboard v0.3]] - this can be solved by manually splicing some extra wires, to extend it by about 15 cm:
h2. Stepper driver orientation
Be *very* careful how you place the stepper drivers on the mainboard. Mistakes can blow up both the stepper driver _and_ the mbed controller!
Here is the proper orientation for the purple "StepStick" drivers, with heatsinks mounted on top of the A3984 driver IC's: