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by johnhodgson1111
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Anet A8/cloned Prusa/ Tronxy etc
Topic: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8
Replies: 12
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Re: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8

You also shouldn't tin any connector that goes in to a screw terminal. Because the tinned wire can't compress, there is less surface to surface contact between the wire and the terminal. Either use blade connectors, ferrules, or bare wires. Eh, contact area's really not an issue - tinned wire compr...
by johnhodgson1111
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Anet A8/cloned Prusa/ Tronxy etc
Topic: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8
Replies: 12
Views: 8043

Re: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8

The z wobble was reduced, i used a steel radial bearing with a mounting secured to z axis rods. used a 6 in. Digital Caliper to measure z axis rods and they are equal on the left side, no play top and bottom measurements. the right side z wobble has a slight play between the motor mount end and uppe...
by johnhodgson1111
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Anet A8/cloned Prusa/ Tronxy etc
Topic: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8
Replies: 12
Views: 8043

Re: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8

Two power supplies is, uh.. unneccessary. Again, stock one has all the power needed, and your extra one.. even more so. Restraining the leadscrews will just make wobble worse - make sure your leadscrews are straight, adjust the motor and nut positions to get them to run parallel to the guide rods, ...
by johnhodgson1111
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Anet A8/cloned Prusa/ Tronxy etc
Topic: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8
Replies: 12
Views: 8043

Re: Things to think about if you are going to buy a Anet A8

I bought the Anet A8 Things I have done. 1. Added 12v to 14v 30A Powerr Ssupply dedicated to heat hotbed. that PS has a fan. Adjusted to 14v, quickly goes to 110c easy 2. Ywo mosfet installed 1 for hotbed running 14v, 2nd for hotend 3. installed 2 z end radial bearing to help with z wobble 4. Taken ...