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waynek

Im going crazy trying to figure out how to turn a laser on and off with a protoneer cnc shield, using grbl and gcode.  My homebuilt laser engraver is working great except I cant turn laser on and off between burning each letter. I would have thought I could use the spindle enable pinout, tried m3 m4 m45  with no change to voltage on spindle enable pin.

Robin2

I cant figure how you thought anyone on the Forum could help you based on such a small amount of information.

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waynek

I am using arduino uno with a protoneer cnc shield v3.0.   running grbl 9

Robin2

I am using arduino uno with a protoneer cnc shield v3.0.   running grbl 9
I sorta figured that.

The problem is that you are assuming someone here is familiar with all the details that that implies.

I wonder if someone on one of the many CNC Forums would be better able to help you.

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Isaac96

Please at least post the shield you're using- a link to the product page at least.
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