The RAMPS board is going to get very cramps, very quickly. It’s well designed and thought out in terms of layout, but as you add more and more connections to it, it’s going to get hidden beneath a nest of wires, connections, crimps and fans – say goodbye to your lovely clean clear red board!
Number nine of my postbag opening series from AliExpress.
Printing and assembly of the main hotend assembly – the hotend mount, cooling fan ducts and all hardware needed and connecting wiring.
First in hopefully a series of blogs where I get to unbox, build, test, play and learn with a new toy I got for Christmas from my better half – a 2.5W A3 laser engraver and cutter from Banggood in China! Link to the laser can be found below: 2.5W A3 Laser Engraver / Cutter … Read more
Number eight of my postbag opening series from AliExpress (http://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/u33jIyR). I get a lot of stuff from China – AliExpress, Banggood etc and wanted to video the “un-boxing” of the parts and a little intro to some projects I may or may not be working on in the future. (Excuse the sniffing, I had a … Read more
Now that we have power to our RAMPS board – lets take care of it a little, and add in some active cooling to the board with a RAMPS Cooling Fan.
Behold the finished power supply cover printed in orange. I would show you the timelapse, but it looked so bad it looked like it was filmed in the Bat Cave!
Not much to show here. But the TL;DR is this post shows a couple of videos and shots of the extruder and mount.
When building a 3D printer, there are lots of options you can go with for a build platform, and whether to have it heated or not. I will not go into all of them, but simply state what I am going to use compared to Toolson’s designs.
Number two of my postbag opening series from AliExpress.