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by joseben
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

Can I use the Endstop tom used on dolly( endstop board), on the standard prusa parts? Or will the modified Prusa parts by tom works just fine with the T8 rods.
by joseben
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

Thank you Moorviper, now I am getting a much clearer picture, But I don't understand why this person did this https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2334877
Why should he need an adapter and cut brass off for this???
You did nothing of that sort as far as I can see from the pic
by joseben
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

But will the trapezoidal nuts I receive with the rods suite with the standard parts
by joseben
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Which proximity sensor to use???
Replies: 4
Views: 1199

Which proximity sensor to use???

Hi, I am building a dolly and I am confused on Which proximity sensor to use.Should I go for M8 or M12 and 5v or 6v-36v?What is the best detecting distance???should it be 2mm/4mm/8mm.Which one should I select???
by joseben
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

Do I need modified dolly parts for m8 lead screw or the original dolly or standard parts would work with them????
by joseben
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Ramps1.4 or Ramps1.5 or ramps 1.6???
Replies: 3
Views: 4319

Ramps1.4 or Ramps1.5 or ramps 1.6???

Hi, guys I about to build a Prusa i3 dolly. I am confused whether to use ramps 1.4 or 1.5 or 1.6. Whats the big difference?is it only on the MOSFETs and the poly-fuses?
Or should I upgrade a ramps 1.4 board(replacing the MOSFETs, connectors, and fuses)?
by joseben
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: stepper motors for 3d printer???
Replies: 6
Views: 727

Re: stepper motors for 3d printer???

So you all suggest A49xx over DRV right???
by joseben
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: stepper motors for 3d printer???
Replies: 6
Views: 727

stepper motors for 3d printer???

Hi guys, I am laying out plans to build a 3d printer (Dolly). Almost everythings about set, but I can't find the right stepper motors, there are many out there, I am getting confused on which to buy. Can you guys recommend the best one with the specs(mini-holding torque, voltage...) and also which d...
by joseben
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

Moorviper wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:10 am
On which rod have you 8mm movement per rotation ?
The M8 metric one
by joseben
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: M8 instead of M5???
Replies: 18
Views: 1494

Re: M8 instead of M5???

Thank you, Stefan. But why is M5 not suggested, Many says its the worst choice, but its widely used.
For me, its availability of metric M5 rods.