Every 3D-Printer is a fire hazard. Just like a flat iron or a soldering iron or a tealight. But those are not running your multi-day-prints. And as I mentioned fireprevention … Continue reading Housing and extra fire protection for the X5S
At the time I got my X5S, there were two extruders (cold ends / feeders) competing to be the best choice. There was E3D’s excellent Titan Aero design (their blog … Continue reading Sanjiu / SANBrother Metal BMG extruder – Aero style
Since the beginning of the RepRap Project, people have fought jamming hotends. Me too. And even though there were some rays of hope lately, I didn’t build the “jack of all … Continue reading Hot end anatomy and disscetion
As mentioned in my last post I finally swapped the „BOARD_MELZI_TRONXY“ of my X5S. When we discussed on FB, when exactly the Melzi’s processing power gets insufficient, the Bigtreetech / … Continue reading …hello SKR, TMC2130 and LV8729!
Just writing down some info here now, because I’m about to mothball that CXY-V.2-0508 / Melzi 2.0.5 / Melzi 2.0v5 / … …the Control Board that came with my TronXY … Continue reading Goodbye TronXY Melzi…
After re-designing belt paths and Y gantry I still had to do the X carriage to get the belts straight again. That was my first goal; the others were to … Continue reading Matched X carriage – including XCR-BP6 and Petsfang
After doing the groundwork it was time for me to take care of stacking those idler pulleys. Mounting holes (for the superstructure) were already in place and doing my research … Continue reading New Y gantry – stacking the pulleys again