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I know this was discussed probably few times, but I still can't figure it out. Cuz I am not a very tech guy. I need stepper motor slider or even stepper 3axis slider with a head, that I can purchase and connect right away to Dragonframe, without Arduino programing, modifications etc. Like Ditogear has. But not Ditogear)))) What option do you know or even tried? UNPACK, connect CABLES, run DRAGONFRAME and it works))) I found this one DIGISLIDER https://www.digislider.co.uk/collections/digislider-bundles/product... It says its compatible with Dragonframe.
EMOTIMO I don't know why, but I can't load to the online store and I am not sure, do they have a 2meter stepper motor slider? What you can advice?
Thank you guys
Yeah, sorry, lack of time, and I am away sailing for a few months.... Are you in the UK? If so, I shall be doing a workshop on moco rigs in Bristol sometime in the autumn.
Midimoco will be under construction soon, and this will hopefully have sorted all the glitches and come in at a manageable size!
Adam Taylor said:
Some instructions would be amazing, Simon!
Simon Tytherleigh said:
Is your issue with the cost of a slider? Are you able to make one yourself?
I made a small 4-axis slider (Minimoco) recently, which was used in the recent Sparks music video by Joseph Wallace, Roos Mattaar and Aiden Whitten. It cost approximately 600 euros but it was built from scratch.
Previously I built a large 6-axis moco rig with jib arm (Maximoco), and am planning to build a version of the small one with a vertical axis (Midimoco).
None of these are for sale. I was thinking of producing some instructions on how to make them, but have not yet had time to do them.
If you are considering adding a focus axis to an existing setup, you will need to see if there is a channel available on the controller that you can take it from. Then you need a stepper motor driver (A4988 or 8825) and a Nema 17 motor. The motor will need to be mounted on an adjustable arm, and will require a small 0.8mod gear, which will engage onto a toothed plastic ring - all available on eBay. I will try to post a photo to show this.