This high-speed Arduino pen plotter creates drawings in mere minutes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 21st, 2022 Pen plotting projects are everywhere nowadays, with the vast majority using a couple of stepper motors for moving the writing utensil and a servo to raise or lower it. But they are quite slow due to the lack of rigid assembly and because the servo motor takes around a…… Continue reading This high-speed Arduino pen plotter creates drawings in mere minutes

Pen plotter? Laser engraver? This DIY machine gives you both!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pen plotter? Laser engraver? This DIY machine gives you both! Arduino Team — October 30th, 2019 If you find yourself debating between a pen plotter or laser engraver, this project by Patrick Panikulam lets you have the best of both worlds in style. The DIY device pulls a writing instrument in the X-axis using a…… Continue reading Pen plotter? Laser engraver? This DIY machine gives you both!

We love a good pen plotter

Reading Time: 2 minutes BrachioGraph touts itself as the cheapest, simplest possible pen plotter, so, obviously, we were keen to find out more. Because, if there’s one thing we like about our community, it’s your ability to recreate large, expensive pieces of tech with a few cheap components and, of course, a Raspberry Pi. So, does BrachioGraph have what it…… Continue reading We love a good pen plotter

Control a vintage Roland pen plotter with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: < 1 minutes By refitting a vintage Roland DG DXY-990 pen plotter using Raspberry Pi, the members of Liege Hackerspace in Belgium have produced a rather nifty build that writes out every tweet mentioning a specific hashtag. Liege Hackerspace member u/iooner first shared an image of the plotter yesterday, and fellow Redditors called for video of the project in…… Continue reading Control a vintage Roland pen plotter with Raspberry Pi

d.i.d. is a scalable 3D-printed pen plotter

Reading Time: 2 minutes d.i.d. is a scalable 3D-printed pen plotter Arduino Team — August 29th, 2019 While computer printers are readily available, if you’d like a plotting device that drags a pen, marker, or whatever you need across paper to create images, your options are more limited. To fill this gap, studioprogettiperduti has come up with the d.i.d,…… Continue reading d.i.d. is a scalable 3D-printed pen plotter

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