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by PRZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: What would be your "perfect" entry level printer?
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Re: What would be your "perfect" entry level printer?

If this is a first printer to learn stuff and see if it please you, there is no need for a large printer. A small printer have a lot less mechanical problems, use less space and if well designed, can be faster than a large one (low moving mass allow higher speed and acceleration). No heat bed allow ...
by PRZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: Printer Demographic
Replies: 19
Views: 2313

Re: Printer Demographic

#Printer Info# Printer: Delta D-Box (enclosed and filtered) usable Diam 286mm x H 400mm Manufacturer: DIY Origin: France (own design) Board Duet 0.8.5 (UK) Type: FDM Country: France #End Info# #Printer Info# Printer: Delta Lily (enclosed and filtered) usable Diam 170mm x H 242mm Manufacturer: DIY Or...
by PRZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: what features make the expensive printers worth more than the less expensive ones?
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: what features make the expensive printers worth more than the less expensive ones?

One important point is safety. 3D printers are dangerous and you have many witnesses of burned terminals, burned boards or power supply. I personally experienced a main power switch which stayed permanently conductive (say 'On' when in 'Off' position) and that really frightened me. My new install wi...
by PRZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Getting rid of endstops
Replies: 8
Views: 3101

Re: Getting rid of endstops

I have removed home switches on machines with boards having software adjustable current and drivers with no specific function (Duet 0.6 and Duet 0.8.5 - drivers A49xx) by stalling the steppers with reduced current. but there are some restrictions: - It may not be workable without software trimpots -...