Pull out filament storage rack.

I like to store all my filament in re-sealable plastic bags which I put inside cardboard boxes along with some re-useable silica gel. I buy just about all of my filament from 3DFilaPrint who helpfully supply the resealable bags along with sturdy boxes. But I’m not terribly disciplined and although I like to keep PET-G […]

New home for my printer

I’ve finally managed to re-arrange my garage to make new home for my printer which long ago outgrew the spare bedroom that I use as a study. After a massive effort last winter, I managed to clear out 30 odd years of clutter and ended up with this, which just about gave me enough room […]

UPS battery installation

This is just a quick update to the last post I made about fitting a DC UPS. I’ve now got a better arrangement for the batteries. I printed a sort of tray with one tall end onto which I have mounted connectors, a fuse and also a meter so that I can see at glance […]

Duet Generation 3 upgrade part 4 (and post TCT show)

This is just a quick update on the current state of play. Despite all our best efforts, the Duet guys didn’t quite get all of the outstanding issues resolved with the prototype expansion board firmware in time for the TCT show. So we had to run with what we had. I wasn’t able to successfully […]

Duet Generation 3 upgrade and TCT show 2019 part3

Captains log, StarDate 3rd September 2019. Things are hotting up and getting quite frantic so this will have to be very quick post. The main board arrived last Monday (26th August) and I’ve got it wired up. For now, due to one or two unfinished firmware issues, the Z probe has to be connected to […]

Duet Generation 3 upgrade and TCT show part 2.

Following on from a previous post, I’ve made further progress on changing over to the new Duet Generation 3. Progress has been slow up until now because it have been waiting for the hardware to arrive. The expansion boards which are prototype boards, arrived on Monday 19th so I have now been able to fit […]