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DIY Pick and Place V2 Base Vision LED Array

02 NOVEMBER 2013

DIY Pick and Place V2 – Base Vision LED Array The PCB's arrived today for the LED array to go in the base of the Pick and Place system. The six boards hold a total of 144 red leds. We are now trying to...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Vibratory Chip Feeder

27 OCTOBER 2013

The new diy pick and place machine needed a way to feed SOIC, TSOP and other tube supplied chips to be picked and placed using the machine. After looking at a lot of commercial and diy solutions we decided to build...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Vacuum Nozzle Holders

24 OCTOBER 2013

The holders for the vacuum nozzles are now fitted to the pick and place machine. Our original plan was to have the motors mounted higher as in previous posts and use a magnetic holder to attach the different size nozzles...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Pick and Place Vision System

17 OCTOBER 2013

We have started working on the vision system for the DIY Pick and Place machine. We are going to use two cameras, one fixed on the base with a led lighting array around the camera and a “flying” camera mounted...

DIY Pick and Place V2 All Axis Testing

12 OCTOBER 2013

After a busy week rebuilding the picker system with much better quality bearings and installing the home sensors to all the axises the DIY pick and place machine was finally ready to connect to the Smoothstepper Ethernet...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Feeder Activator build problems

01 OCTOBER 2013

The feeder activator system to select the correct component feeder and then activate the feeder is based on the same system used on the semi-automatic pick and place machine we built before. In order to save weight on...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Picker X Axis build update

26 SEPTEMBER 2013

Work is slowly progressing on the DIY pick and place machine with the pickers X axis having new parts machined this week and assembled and tested today. Further photos are on my Flickr gallery at http://www.flickr.com/photos/brian-dorey/sets/72157635317638526/...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Picker Y Axis gearbox and drive

16 SEPTEMBER 2013

It has been a busy week so far designing different brackets and parts for the automatic pick and place machine. The photos below show the latest progress on the build and a video showing the picker Y axis running via a Smoothstepper...

DIY Pick and Place V2 Picker Head Assembly

04 SEPTEMBER 2013

After using our previous semi-automatic pick and place machine for a year we decided it was time to build a fully automatic DIY pick and place machine as we cant keep up with the demand for the Raspberry Pi expansion boards....

Agilent InfiniiVision MSOX2024A Oscilloscope I2C Analysis

21 AUGUST 2013

Today I was trying to get a Netduino 2 .NET Micro Framework microcontroller board to communicate with the ADC Pi board which we build and sell for the Raspberry Pi. Initially the boards didn't seem to communicate so...

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Brian Dorey

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