Auto focus sensor install

Machine: k40
Board: laser board
Firmware: _Smoothie

Problem/ Question: _can you install these auto focus sensors with the laser board ? If so hos do you wire it up ?

Hi Sean,

Do you already have one and want to install it, or are you thinking about getting one to add to your laser?

I’ve used these autofocus probes on larger machines where they’ve come pre-installed. They work, but not always the way you want them to. I’ve seen many a head crash due to these things. Could this be used on a K40? Maybe… but it’s not something I’d recommend. If you’re using a powered Z table a simple mechanical switch is probably much better/ easier to get working properly.

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