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by JacobLindsay
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Opinions and expertise on control boards
Replies: 10
Views: 5948

Re: Opinions and expertise on control boards

I should have mentioned I am doing an h bot setup. With the Bowden setup and minimal weight on the carriage I wouldn’t see the nema17 having an issue with that. The bed will be stationary and the carriage will move for all axis. The threaded rod will be square or acme rod with graphite guides just l...
by JacobLindsay
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Opinions and expertise on control boards
Replies: 10
Views: 5948

Re: Opinions and expertise on control boards

Okay this is all making a little more sense. The plan is to build a frame that is just over 600 mm, so I’m going to try and squeeze a 550*550mm heated bed. To heat it I’ll use a silicone pad and run that off the wall socket with a ssr between the wall and the board. There’s a video for that which is...
by JacobLindsay
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Opinions and expertise on control boards
Replies: 10
Views: 5948

Re: Opinions and expertise on control boards

I have looked further into the Mega and ramps setup and think I can do that. The plan would be to add the TMC2130 stepper drivers to it for the performance I want. It seems as though I can also run a dual extruder, but how many fans can I run off of it? I planned on three (two for part cooling and o...
by JacobLindsay
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Opinions and expertise on control boards
Replies: 10
Views: 5948

Opinions and expertise on control boards

So I’d like to build a 3d printer know that I know I enjoy it as a hobby. I can kinda work around figuring the rest of the hardware but the control board is a daunting task for me. I currently have an Anet A8 and don’t really have many complaints other than the precision of the printer. It doesnt pr...