RE: [SherlineCNC] USB Control of 5vdc 40ma
>> I want to control the laser on/off from a USB port.If you are using EMC2.
- Velerman do a nice USB interface board
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- What is "laser triangulation"? Sounds interesting! I would like to know
Tom Hubin wrote:
> I am experimenting with laser triangulation on my Sherline CNC 5410
> mill. I want to control the laser on/off from a USB port.
> I need the ability to turn on/off 5vdc 40ma or 3.5vdc 40ma. I am looking
> for a small device that can be plugged into a USB port and told to
> control the laser on or off. I can work with a consumer package or an
> oem device for now but will eventually need an oem device.
> A USB to printer parallel adaptor might be usable but will probably not
> source enough current. I can add current gain with a transistor if need be.
> I also need to learn more about USB devices and how to access and
> control them from a c program. Any pointers to documentation?
> Tom Hubin
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