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Old 19th March 2017, 10:02 PM   #16
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what electronics are you running?
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what electronics are you running?
Running a RAMPS on a 32-bit Re-Arm board
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Quick update for the weekend, haven't had a lot of time to work on the printer, busy packing boxes to move house but finally spent some time working on it today while watching the F1...

Manage to assemble the Z carriage and the X frame and carriage for testing and measurements, all looking good so far, just need to cut the 2020 down to size now and then assemble.

Quite pleased with how rock solid the Z-axis is and the extra wide stance on the rods will certainly prevent any chance of racking

By the calculations I will have a build area of about 250x250x250mm

Also been working on the electronics and enclosure design, will be laser cutting that in black acrylic and enclosing the entire printer to get away from the spaghetti look...





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I've been looking at various 3D printer designs for my first build for the last few months after using our Ultimaker 2+ and Genuine Prusa i3 at work..

I was very close to pulling the trigger on the Voron design when I stumbled onto your thread about the Hypercube. Having watched the build video log and a bit of research, I think this looks like the ideal unit.

Only thing is the Z-axis rods in the design seem very small @ 8mm. The Ultimaker usings 12mm Z-axis rods and it seems more logical to me...

What are your thoughts oRiCLe having built one as far as you have?
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Only thing is the Z-axis rods in the design seem very small @ 8mm. The Ultimaker usings 12mm Z-axis rods and it seems more logical to me...

What are your thoughts oRiCLe having built one as far as you have?
I'm in the middle then in terms of Z-axis, at 10mm and using solid alloy mounts it seems very solid.

I haven yet cut down the bed forks and they are still 400mm long and you can press down on the ends for only a couple of mm flex; also needing consideration that with my 230x230x6mm MIC-6 build plate weighing in quite a bit more in comparison to say the PCB or Al heated beds you can get as well as building it 50mm each direction larger than the video is, 10mm seems like the right size to me. and solid mounts all the way as opposed to printed ones.
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