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I was next to John at MRRF and hooked him up with a Replicape. He has some interesting comparison pictures between Replicape and Smoothieboard too. Fisrt time I've seen direct comparisons. Care to share them +John Pickens?
Woodstock Delta Printer with Replicape/Beaglebone Black


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Hello everybody,

Im building a hotwire foamcutter with 4 axis.
A couple of months ago I've bought the replicape to do this and a BeagleBone black WireLess.
Finally I've got everything working.
The Kamikaze 2.1.0 didn't work on the BBW.
Happily GearheadRed did some good work to get things going on the BBW.
I've the the link down here for those who are looking.

I've hooked my motors to the replicape ( Axe X,Y,Z and E), tested them with some G1 code in the terminal and that works fine.

I know I have to setup a printe.cfg file for my specific mcnc machine.

Here's my question 1:
REDEEM is working with SI-units. How do I setup the specific info for my motors?

The motors I'm using are 17HS4401 with 200 steps per revolution.
These are connect to a threaded rods (m8) with a pitch of 0.75
What do I put in the config file in SI-units?

Question 2:
I wanted to setup the Wifi from the BBW by using nmtui.
NMTUI is reporting back that I'm not allowed to do this (No authorisation).
By googling I found out that you have to login as root.
I can only use the login ubuntu:temppwd, the root:kamikaze is not working in kamikaze 2.1.1RC.
How can I get the password for this version of the image?

Thanks for yor answers.

PS: anybody else uses the replicape for a cnc machine?







Hey what about a REACH group buy can it be possible?

Kickstarter to be started by end of april. What is up with that manga screen?

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Assuming Reach is ready, how do I go about setting up second x arm?

I wonder if the second arm can have its own bed mesh levelling?
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Is thing-printer.com going to be back up at any time in the near future?

Is there a mirror or something like that?

So what is the feasibility of implementing a VL6180X sensor to Z-probe the bed ? How would that compare to IR sensors vs inductive sensors vs piezo sensors ? Accuracy ? Reproducible ? VL6180X uses I2C at a fixed address. 

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Here's a good example of why it's necessary with double wires on the heated bed. They heat up! So use the double barrel connector in the bed and PSU if you have it!
As I am a high school student, it is very rare that I get to mess around with industrial tech (I love tech lol ). But today I struck lucky and my dad brought home a FLIR thermal camera/thermometer for me to mess around with.... well not really, he needs me to teach him how to use it. As soon as I saw it I immediately thought of making it watch my 3D printer. (For those of you that are interested) the pics below show an image takes from the thermal camera taking the instantaneous temps of 3 spots, the heatblock, power supply, and heated bed. What I found interesting was that the temp was rather consistently 60 degrees off from the temps shown by cura, I wonder what would sub for that difference? Anyways just though it was interesting to share with all of you.

(if this is spam let me know and I will remove it : ) ) 
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I have 2 Replicapes and BBB's for sale. They were used in a school project for my daughter. Any interest?

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Hi all,

I recently stumbled into an issue with the next Umikaze 2.1.1 RC. I was seeing 2 USB networks... I finally have the explanation thanks to RobertCNelson (the dev who makes Ubuntu for the BBB): https://github.com/RobertCNelson/linux-dev/issues/44

In short, the reason there are two interfaces is to facilitate access from Windows which sees one interface, or Mac OSX which will see the other one. Linux will see both.

So, as usual, I'd like your feedback concerning future developments.

Can you please indicate how you prefer that I proceed?

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