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Adding XY closed-loop linear feedback Attachments

by 100ideas
509 1 12/10/2015 11:34PM
Last Post by 100ideas

Types of linear guides and mounting options

by Dalius98
1,671 19 12/08/2015 01:56PM
Last Post by J-Max

Mk7 Direct Drive to E3d V6 Groove Mount

by gamma1148
410 4 11/24/2015 12:00PM
Last Post by David J

Stepper motor loses steps when hot bed shuts down

by Tomu
321 7 11/18/2015 04:42AM
Last Post by Tomu

Bowden conversion

by Chrismolloy
972 9 11/14/2015 12:29PM
Last Post by J-Max

My printer is trying to go to far?

by PinGish
231 3 11/12/2015 02:42AM
Last Post by PinGish

Extruder for a first time user?

by Dalius98
373 3 11/07/2015 02:03PM
Last Post by Dalius98

need help to make pulley reduction

by aliaj00
255 10 11/06/2015 02:22AM
Last Post by aliaj00

Linear Bearings for 15mm rods

by ninthbit
410 10 11/04/2015 03:04PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Cable Length for Z Axis Steepers

by Stormbringer
190 3 11/04/2015 06:29AM
Last Post by Stormbringer

NEMA x axis vibrating sad smiley

by eraki
518 5 11/01/2015 08:09AM
Last Post by nophead

Small scale flying gantry?

by gmh39
576 4 10/23/2015 05:59AM
Last Post by gmh39

Which linear slide for a table

by Ray01
311 4 10/16/2015 05:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Bearing friction torque

by cristian
391 4 10/16/2015 11:58AM
Last Post by cristian

Mounting square linear bearing/guide on 4040 aluminum extrution

by bonmotwang
660 7 10/09/2015 05:22PM
Last Post by 691175002

X carriage plans for dual extruder.

by marceloarguello700
295 1 10/09/2015 01:59PM
Last Post by marceloarguello700

X motor making grinding noise

by igel
373 3 10/02/2015 07:48AM
Last Post by igel

First time buying stepper motors: enough torque? [Question] Attachments

by gomme600
1,013 11 10/02/2015 03:42AM
Last Post by krakadu

Help Needed - End of My Tether With Heated Bed

by xelad
383 8 10/01/2015 03:55AM
Last Post by xelad

Sudden Change in Z-Axis(Solved)

by Brotherbrown831
284 3 09/28/2015 06:36PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Measure stepper motor torque/resistance

by GreatGrizzly
319 3 09/26/2015 01:21AM
Last Post by dc42

CubeX original hotend with RAMPS Attachments

by wyatt.goettsch
480 3 09/23/2015 12:27PM
Last Post by Tyugo

Differences between good and really good printers

by Ludvig
873 11 09/14/2015 03:29PM
Last Post by VDX

Did belt tension break my stepper shaft?

by Megaman
795 14 09/08/2015 03:15AM
Last Post by Ludvig

K8200/3DRAG Auto Bed Leveling

by ndillane1
688 3 09/05/2015 03:10PM
Last Post by ndillane1

Power Supply or Prusa I3V

by MrCarbon
398 3 09/04/2015 10:49AM
Last Post by MrCarbon

Heated Bed ideas?

by mantus
1,247 11 09/03/2015 05:14PM
Last Post by paucus

Platform moves in Z - bouncing-movement

by Epop
609 9 09/01/2015 09:54PM
Last Post by Epop

The best quality GT2 belt

by PropellerHat
821 6 08/29/2015 10:39AM
Last Post by naxem42

Heated bed movement when heating

by moth4017
276 3 08/28/2015 11:50PM
Last Post by o_lampe