Category Archives: Plotters

Theory about plotting (x,y) co-ordinates using any kind of plotter

For a college project last year, I built a plotter using cd drives. It had two cd drives in it, one for x direction and one for y. Pretty quickly it was drawing basic shapes like circles and squares. This … Continue reading

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Second attempt at making an x-y plotter (TinyPlotter)

This plotter was built using parts from cd disc drives. The parts that actually control the motion are the steppers in the cd drives. The steppers are normally used to move a laser diode back and forth over the disc … Continue reading

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