A CNC printer for binary images

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printer73x is a CNC system for printing binary images. printer73x was developed for the school courses 734 - PROYECTO DE IMTC I and 735 - PROYECTO DE IMTC II (spanish for mechatronics project) at FIME UANL. printer73x has only been tested on Windows 7 and Fedora but will work on Mac OS X, most Linux distributions and Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. The software is written mainly in Python 2 and MATLAB.

printer73x 1.0.2 is released for educational purposes. Multiple licenses apply for this project, see file LICENSE.md.

Version 1.0.2

Released October 27, 2012.


The following people were involved in the development and funding of printer73x.

Mechanical design and implementation:

  • Ulises Acosta Muñiz
  • Javier Longoria
  • Gregorio Reyes Banda
  • Abraham Arturo Silva Flores

Software and electronic design and implementation: