Using CNCUsing K40

Super Gerbil can talk to your G-code sender (CNC) or LightBurn (Laser) on your PC or laptop via a BlueTooth dongle (HC-05 and 6). The install procedure is rather simple but it requires a few steps as a user to… Continue Reading…

CNC controllerUsing CNC

This section covers detailed configuration changes possible by using jumper pins on the Super Gerbil board. For orientation, working clockwise around the board, starting from the top right white boxed area: Stepstick microstep jumpers allow configuration of microsteps for each… Continue Reading…

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The firmware can be easily flashed on to the boards via the following flashing firmware instructions. Step 1. Download the STM Link utility here. Step 2. Wire up the ST LINK V2 dongle as following. Some Dongles do have different… Continue Reading…

3rd axisUsing K40

K40 Middlemen board to wire up your K40 and Super Gerbil controller

Using CNC

A CNC beginner’s project Toy Truck A beginner’s project day one: While Paul was focusing on designing and delivering the Super Gerbil CNC kickstarter project, I was helping with the testing. Rather than using simple test shapes, I tackled something… Continue Reading…

CNC controller

NEWS: We are excited to announce that the Super Gerbil is now being rolled out to our Kickstarter Backers. Customer orders will follow soon. The set up instructions are here: https://supergerbil.com/supergerbil-setup/

Using K40

Jo, a bubbly 17 years old has started experimenting with a K40 laser cutter, and listing her products on her Etsy Shop.  Her first step was to design fun dinosaurs using Vectr. Second she exported her designs to Inkscape, and… Continue Reading…

K40 controller

Transform your K40 experience … read more In stock now Paul de Groot, an electronics engineer and K40 laser expert, designed the Mini Gerbil out of frustration with the K40’s inbuilt controller. But let’s start at the beginning: Paul launched… Continue Reading…

3rd axisCNC controllerK40 controller

The latest CNC controller $140 USD including shipping BUY HERE It’s a lot of work to get a home CNC running right, especially if you’re building it yourself as DIY CNC. Sure, the mechanical tolerances require lots of work, but… Continue Reading…