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by Weekend_warrior1999
Fri May 27, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What should we make next?
Replies: 116
Views: 55528

Re: What should we make next?

I actually got into 3d printing because i needed to make custom one off parts for a benchtop mini cnc mill I've been building. And coming from a person with no CAD experience found that FreeCad was the easiest to learn when compared to Autocad 123 or Solidworks. Now just need to find a similar Libre...
by Weekend_warrior1999
Fri May 27, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Capacitive Auto-Leveling on TAZ 5
Replies: 150
Views: 43659

Re: Capacitive Auto-Leveling on TAZ 5

I actually tried using a capacitive sensor while building my Taz from scratch, but could never get it to take acurate enough readings, but im guessing its the cheap chinese sensor i bought.. ended up going with a servo mounted micro switch.
by Weekend_warrior1999
Fri May 27, 2016 1:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Auto bed probing and compensation with G29 Development
Replies: 128
Views: 73039

Re: Auto bed probing and compensation with G29 Development

Also how I setup the "z" offset is to temporarily disable min_software_endstop for z. Then set z extruder offset to "0". I then upload the firmware and run g28. I then manually (via the smart controller) lower the z till the nozzle is at the desired height. Then read the DRO for Z on the LCD, it sho...
by Weekend_warrior1999
Fri May 27, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Home Built my Taz 5
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

Home Built my Taz 5

Just finished building my Taz 5 from scratch. Its not a 100% clone. Instead of utilizing a Rambo board, I used a Ramps 1.4 that I made simple mods to, to get it to operate at 24 volts. I designed a simple enclosure to mount the electronics, and added a servo actuated bed leveling probe, along with l...
by Weekend_warrior1999
Fri May 27, 2016 12:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Auto bed probing and compensation with G29 Development
Replies: 128
Views: 73039

Re: Auto bed probing and compensation with G29 Development

Define probe as z end stop Remove x0 y0 reference in g28 command just use "g28" Ensure eeprom settings and chitchat are enabled This should activate probe during g28 command G29 command activates probe for bed leveling Eeprom settings and chitchat enable the printer to recall the probe measurements ...