New version of precise plotter drawing machine from Evil Mad Scientist which can draw with almost any pen and with very high precision:
This new AxiDraw has been redesigned from the ground up for high
performance. It features smooth rolling wheels on custom aluminum
extrusions, specially designed for high stiffness and light weight. Its
sturdy, rigid construction gives it finer quality output and in most
applications allows it to operate at up to twice the speed of the previous AxiDraw, which it replaces.
As with the previous version, AxiDraw is a simple, modern, precise, and
versatile pen plotter, capable of writing or drawing on almost any flat
surface. It can write with fountain pens, permanent markers, and other
writing implements to handle an endless variety of applications. Its
unique design features a writing head that extends beyond the body of
the machine, making it possible to draw on objects bigger than the
ROTARY_CLIP // yeah, I’m calling it a “clip”, as the spring mechanism, and indeed all the mechanical wherewithal needed to advance the next round, isn’t integral to the magazine and is in fact part of the “receiver” or whatever. This is designed more as a circular en bloc clip than just a circular drum mag
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