Open Air Festivals are finally happening again and I was searching for a way to keep my Lithium batteries charged on a 5 day / 4 nights camping trip. There … Continue reading Solar-powered powerbank, 18650 cells removable
After hardly using my TS80 USB soldering iron, I realized the screen had gone dark. Hardly readable dark. First reaction: Firmware update! IronOS works great (e.g. shows how many Watts … Continue reading Miniware TS80 Soldering Iron OLED replacement
The previous parts are here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 So the drum brake of the rear wheel was fine, but I needed new pads for the side-pull caliper … Continue reading Short Wheelbase Recumbent Bike – Pt. 4
The previous partes are here: Part 1, Part 2 Up next: Steering. The MTB handlebar had to be cut, but could be re-assembled using a part of the Hercules frame … Continue reading Short Wheelbase Recumbent Bike – Pt. 3
So, as stated in Part 1, I got myself a welder and two donor bikes. Then I tried to follow the AtomicZombie general tutorials (lower half here) as well as … Continue reading Short Wheelbase Recumbent Bike – Pt. 2
When the COVID pandemic hit Europe about two years ago, I was looking for some new kind of project. 3D-printing was getting repetitive after several revisions of the “BeX5S” and … Continue reading Short Wheelbase Recumbent Bike – Pt. 1
Deep OBD In the old days, diving into the control units of BMWs either meant using their tools (and not getting enough info on the WWW, as forum admins censored … Continue reading BMW i3 / i3s diagnosis – suddenly Open Source?
On February 20th I uploaded my (then untestested) CoreXY gantry set for the X5S / X5SA to YouMagine and Libre3D. So what happened before that and within the month afterwards? … Continue reading TronXY X5S – upgrade to E3D Hemera
While my last modifications to the gantry went not that smooth, the single-z-motor-conversion was a complete success. But let’s start with the basic stiffening and how I got the PSUs … Continue reading X5S Z axis – braced, single motor driven & balls of steel!
It has been a while, since I posted about this Sanjiu / SANBrother Metal BMG extruder – Aero style and re-designed my X carriage for it. The STLs and OpenSCAD code … Continue reading X-Carriage for BMG and threaded v6 heat sink