3D printers are tame beasts when it comes to their service requirements, but there are a few things you shouldn’t miss!
Brain swapping! The Atom 2.0 Delta 3D printer will become home to a new mainboard, the fast, shiny 32-bit Smoothieboard! We’ll try and see how much it can speed up the complex math required for this sort of 3D printer, and just for good measure, we’ll also throw on an Android table to control the entire contraption with a touchscreen.
Building a RepRap-style 3D Printer without buying a full kit is still the purist’s way to go – it’s the cheapest and most flexible way of acquiring a 3D printer, but there are a lot of chances where stuff can go wrong. In this mini-series i’ll try to cover the most important spots while Luk builds his iTopie i3! iTopie i3 Herculien Repository and Community
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