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Andrew Forsberg
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Adding Status lights to RE-ARM smoothieboard
I've been the happy owner of a RE-ARM smoothieboard that I purchased through the kickstarter campaign . If you haven't heard of this board, it's a cost-effective way to upgrade your existing 3D printer that uses a Arduino Mega with Ramps 1.4. The RE-ARM rep...
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Arduino controlled 3D Printed Automatic Fish Feeder
Recently I designed & put together a really simple small aquarium automatic fish feeder. The design files & simple build instructions are located on Thingiverse here . And, since I didn't immediately see an easy way to park code on Thingiverse, the code is ...
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Fixing battery powered air mattress inflator with an Arduino Nano & Lipo batteries
Our rarely used air mattress inflator bit the dust. It's a old Coleman rechargable Quickpump that used a 6 volt lead acid battery. It had two problems. One, the battery was toast and wouldn't accept a charge, even when directly attached to a nice charger. T...
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Shapeoko2 X-axis beam upgrade & Dinosaur Bookends
The stock Shapeoko2 used two standard makerslide extrusions, separated by a small air gap, for the X-axis linear rail. This worked OK, but the assembly tended to twist and cause inaccuracy or cutting problems when driving the machine too hard. Some people s...
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Shapeoko 2 Upgrades using XCarve parts
This post is actually a little out of order- I actually did this before rebuilding the Z-axis. After doing some initial aluminum cutting and also running into some size limitations with the stock Shapeoko2, I decided I need to upgrade the machine to make it...
Shapeoko 2 Upgrades using XCarve parts
Shapeoko 2 Upgrades using XCarve parts
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Shapeoko 2 Z-Axis upgrade to ACME screw thread
After having my Shapeoko 2 for a few years, I decided it was time to give the Z-axis an upgrade to the ACME screw threaded rod, vs. the standard threaded rod it came with. This upgrade should improve Z-axis precision and speed, as well as clean up the mecha...
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