Tiny Touch Plate V1.
The Touch Plate is 0.5mm thick stainless steel. It has nice flex to it but it can be bent if you would prefer a little angle to it.
1- Stainless Steel 0.5mm thick touch plate
1- Wire, 1.5M (60"), 22AWG with a female dupont plug on one end already.
1- Alligator clamp, easily handle 1/8" to 1/4" endmills
1- Fancy Spade connector.
1-1/8 in x 1/4 in Neodymium Cylinder N42 (ND004) Magnet
This is a DIY bag of parts because I know you all like to personalize things. Cut and crimp the wire to a length suitable for your build.
The alligator clip should be connected to the Zmin negative, and the plate to the S (signal) pin. All V1 Firmware is and has been ready to use this type of plate.
Start or tool change Gcode can use a
G0 Z5 F480
This homes Z
This tells the board it is now at 0.5mm above the Z plane
This moves the Z axis up 5mm to let you remove the clamp and probe.
Further details can be found on the Milling Basics page.
**V1 is a Collectors Edition...Get one before they are gone! I put the locking hole for the spade on the wrong end of the plate tab, still works fine but it is not as perfect as I would like**
2/29/20 - Added Magnet