Wiring upgrade, Duet generation 3 and TCT show 2019

If you have read my recent post about upgrading my extruder carriage, you will know that I intend to upgrade my printer to Duet Generation 3 electronics. There are three reasons for this. Firstly, it will enable me to use 13 stepper drivers which I will need in order to use both the load balancing […]

6 Extruder carriage upgrade

Unlike the Z axis upgrade which was done mostly for aesthetic reasons, this is something that really needed doing for a number of reasons. Firstly, it had become a sorry state. Here is what I mean While doing some other work on the printer I managed to lean rather heavily on the cable chain which […]

Dynamic force cancellation\load balancing.

Sub title – My crazy printer is now completely insane!   As followers of this blog will know, for various reasons, the moving mass of my printer is in the order of 4.2Kgs in the Y direction. That in itself isn’t an issue because I have demonstrated that I can print at up to 300mm/sec […]