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Can you reuse servo pins on MKS Gen L?

I need to find enough spare pins to add two extra motor drivers for my big printer build. I am using two motors for the Y and three for Z, I can use the E1 for one of them because I won't be using a ...
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Is it possible to get higher resolutions by using high resolution encoders and custom firmware?

So I was thinking about is it possible to reach higher resolutions with encoders and DC motors? I found a cheap high-resolution magnetic encoder that can be used along with a DC motor to access higher ...
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What is the best way to build a closed loop continuous rotation servo for 3D printer?

So I was thinking of using a closed-loop motor in my 3D printer for better accuracy and high-speed printing without losing steps. I have analyzed options available including just tweaking stepper ...
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Servo vs Stepper

I'm a new one for this community. This also not directly related with 3D printing. I searched about this and I couldn't find good answer. One of my friends told me CNC machining centers (Milling) ...
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Reprap variants with servo motors rather than stepper motors?

In a discussion about motors with a friend who used to work in the robotics industry, he told me that he despised stepper motor systems, as every stepper based system he had worked on required a bunch ...
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