Tarocco: Open Source Closed Loop Motor Controller

by Citrus CNC

Open source closed loop motor controller for not-so-small machines

Mar 15, 2017

Boards Have Arrived

The first 80 or so Tarocco kits (boards, pigtails and standoffs) arrived to the Crowd Supply warehouse on Monday. The plan is to ship the controllers to those who didn't order a motor first. The other items, i. e. the rest of the kits and the servomotors will be shipped by the end of March. Read the full update.


Mar 07, 2017

The First Batch is Almost Ready

For the last two weeks I've been loading the firmware and testing each board with a real motor and encoder. The bootloader's ability to program the flash memory, and the correct operation of the the step, direction, reset and error signals were verified. Read the full update.


Feb 17, 2017

The New Boards

During the past few days I was able to burn the firmware and begin testing the new Tarocco boards. Read the full update.


Jan 25, 2017

It's Alive

Thanks to everyone who backed this project! With your help, Tarocco will now become a reality. Read the full update.


Jan 19, 2017

Quick Start Guide

To be able to use your Tarocco board, you need to make sure that: Read the full update.


Dec 19, 2016

Thank You and Demo

Progress so far... First, let me thank you all of you who have backed this project. The campaign progress has been really good, It reached nearly half of the goal over the last week! I wanted to show Tarocco doing real machining work, so I took my CNC wood router out of its enclosure and sot a video of it fabricating a small ER11 collet organizer. Read the full update.


$9,585 raised

of $5,000 goal

191% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices

$55

Tarocco

Includes one fully assembled Tarocco board, wire harness, and standoffs for easy installation.


$40

Include servomotor

Get the 24 V, 4000 rpm servomotor for your Tarocco board(s). Includes 1440 count per revolution optical encoder.

Credits

Citrus CNC

I want to make digital manufacturing available for home use.


Gino Magarotto


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