Open source SMT pick and place machine

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 in kit biz by DP

Ever get tired of fiddling with tiny surface mount components using tweezers and a magnifying glass? The OpenPnP project that aims to be your sweet relief:

OpenPnP is a project to create the plans, prototype and software for a completely Open Source SMT pick and place machine that anyone can afford. I believe that with the ubiquity of cheap, precise motion control hardware, some ingenuity and plenty of Open Source software it should be possible to build and own a fully functional SMT pick and place machine for under $1000.

Via the forum.

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2 Responses to “Open source SMT pick and place machine”

  1. Brian says:

    While PnP can be a time sink (or so I have been told). I am glad to see this project and would like to help anyway I can.

  2. raffaele says:

    veramente interessante

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