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Lathe Electronic Leadscrew Part 1: Proof of Concept

I’ve always wanted an electronic leadscrew (virtual gearbox) for my lathe, but I haven’t been able to find anything I like. So I’m going to build my own. Today we’ll look at an overview of the project and progress so far.

Firmware on GitHub:

3D Models on Thingiverse:

Parts and tools used in this video:

4-Channel logic level converter (eBay*):
8-Digit LED display module with buttons (eBay*):
Omron 1024 p/r rotary encoder (eBay*):
Rigol DP832 Triple-Output Power Supply (Amazon*):

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