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Arduino Sketch tests a 3D Printer TL-TOUCH auto leveling sensor

ClydeCrashKop

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This Arduino Sketch tests a 3D Printer TL-TOUCH auto leveling sensor for 3D Printers.

Like the one in these links. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_lX6Bwizwk0RzFhTTF2dHhSems/view?usp=sharing

BLtouch VS 3Dtouch 3D Printer bed leveling sensor match up


C:
/* This tests a 3D Printer TL-TOUCH auto leveling sensor for 3D Printers.
 *  It sends a RC servo PWM signal of 10 degrees to lower the test probe.
 *  If the probe is pushed in approximately 0.130", the unit sends a quick positive pulse
 *  on the white wire. No more than 3.3 volts. (That is why pullups on)
 *  The unit will suck the probe in & flash the red light.
 *  Then this sends a PWM signal of 90 degrees to raise the test probe, simulating moving
 *  to another test point. After a delay it lowers the probe again & starts over.
 *  BL-touch may have inverted output so use the attachInterrupt line for FALLING edge detect.
 *  The repeatability on this one ranged about 0.003"
 *  This example code is in the public domain. DNA-Robotics.com 2018
*/


#include <Servo.h>
Servo myservo;  // create servo object to control a servo
int Touch = 0;
const int ledPin = 13;      // the pin that the LED is attached to
const byte interruptPin = 2;  // White probe output wire to Digital pin 2

void setup()
{
  myservo.attach(9);  // attaches the servo on pin 9 to the servo object
  pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(interruptPin, INPUT_PULLUP);
  attachInterrupt(digitalPinToInterrupt(interruptPin), blink, RISING);  // off to on will interrupt & go to blink function
  // attachInterrupt(digitalPinToInterrupt(interruptPin), blink, FALLING);  // FALLING edge detect for BL-touch, Maybe?
}

void loop()
{
    myservo.write(10);              // tell servo to go to DOWN position
//    delay(15);                       // waits 15ms for the servo to reach the position
    if (Touch == 1) {      // went from off to on:
     myservo.write(90);        // tell servo to go to UP position.
     digitalWrite(ledPin, HIGH);    // Turn LED on
     delay(2000);
     digitalWrite(ledPin, LOW);     // Turn LED off
     Touch = 0;
    }
}


void blink() {
  Touch = 1;
}
 

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