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***Show us Your 3D Printing Setup***

Discussion in '3D Printing' started by no idea what, May 23, 2020.

  1. no idea what

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Oct 5, 2009

    Posts: 9,676

    Location: Lincolnshire

    A nice new 3D Printing sub-forum, so lets all share our setups.

    I'll start:

    Creality Ender 3

    Mods:
    SKR 1.3 Mainboard
    TMC2209 Stepper Drivers
    Custom rear enclosure with Raspberry Pi running Octoprint
    BTT TFT35 - Dual mode touchscreen display
    Bltouch V3.1
    E3D V6 Hotend
    Hero Me hot end hozzle with dual 5015 fans
    Noctua hot end and enclosure fans
    Various 3D Printed mods such as the bed handle and psu fan cover

    Used mostly for printing odds and sods, brackets and various little bits and pieces like that. I really enjoy the setup and the tweaking and improvements that can be done though.

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  2. Vince

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Oct 30, 2003

    Posts: 9,631

    Location: Essex

    Mine right now is just the printer I started with and has sort of evolved into me building a new one. This is the printer I am currently using:

    CTC i3 Clone

    Mods:

    Mk7 Extruder & Hotend
    AnyCubic TriGorilla Mainboard
    X & Y DRV8825 Drivers, A4988 Drivers on the Rest.
    Upgraded the M8 rods to T8 rods
    BTT TFT24 - Dual mode Touch Screen
    Alloy bed upgrade.
    Various 3d printed parts.

    It looks ghetto because it is ghetto

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    I am also currently building a better printer for myself and a quick rundown of parts on that include:

    BTT SKR 1.4 Turbo Mainboard
    TMC 2209 Stepper Drivers
    BTT TFT35 TouchScreen
    Titan Aero Clone extruder
    bltouch 3.1
    3 point bed leveling.
    All built out of extrusion.
    Not yet finished :)

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  3. bulb66

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jun 12, 2005

    Posts: 1,576

    Location: Suffolk

    For the time being I'll just add details of the printers currently in the HackShack. Raspberry Pi running OctoPrint controls all 3 FDM and I access the web UI from a google Nexus 10 tab.

    First my D-Bot CoreXY (Planning to be made into a CoreXY iDEX)

    300x300
    AC Keenovo heat bed
    Linear rails on X & Y
    SKR 1.4 with TMC 2208 drivers
    Zesty Nimble extruder
    Quality Volcano clone
    3D touch
    WhamBam flexible build system

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    Next my Printrbot Metal Plus

    250x250
    SKR 1.3 with TMC 2208
    BMG Clone
    Genuine E3D V6
    12v 360W 30A PSU

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    Next Prusa MK2.5s with MMU2s

    Genuine Prusa MK2S
    After market 2.5s upgrade
    Clone MMU2s

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    And my new resin setup

    Elegoo MARS & Anycubic wash & cure

    No mods... Yet ;-)
    WhamBam slap mat

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    Printers not in the HackShack

    Printrbot Simple Metal
    Printrbot LC
    Printrbot Simple Makers Edition
    Arduino Materia 101
    NFire Labs Nfire1 Delta

    Coming soon :D
    Creality3D CR-6 SE
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2020
  4. amigafan2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2008

    Posts: 16,121

    Location: Fylde Coast, Lancashire

    When we had the loft converted last summer I reconfigured the rooms to give a bit of landing space for my printer setup - here it is on a 1500x750 workbench:-

    Tevo Tornado
    Upgraded MKS Gen L board with 2208 XYZ drivers abd LV8229 on E
    Micro Swiss all metal hot end
    Glass bed replaced with Mamorubot build plate - direct solid mount
    Genuine BLTouch
    Dual Z mod
    Frame Braces
    Petsfang blower assembly
    Control box fans replaced with 80mm ones to keep the noise down
    OctoPrint control on RPi4 with Raspi webcam

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    Last edited: May 27, 2020
  5. katie279

    Gangster

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 273

    Oh I feel so 'stock' here....

    Prusa MK3S - pretty much stock, just a few custom PSU mounts and the like

    CR10S Max - monster printer - delighted with it too. Pretty much stock, but have a whambam hot bed arriving this week (spoilt with the Prusa!)

    Both printing through octoprint and webcams to monitor.

    Use AI plugin for octoprint to detect and pause if any prints go nuts...!
     
  6. amigafan2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2008

    Posts: 16,121

    Location: Fylde Coast, Lancashire

    I'd love a CR10s Max. The Tevo isn't a small printer, but I still find myself wanting to print objects that are bigger than the bed (replica Amiga case for example).
     
  7. katie279

    Gangster

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 273

    Really pleased with it! Totally changed the game with that size.

    Was a bit concerned about Chinese quality, but has been pretty solid so far, just got a whambam flexible PEX bed for it which will remove my only niggle (removing prints) - been spoilt with the Prusa..... ;)
     
  8. amigafan2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2008

    Posts: 16,121

    Location: Fylde Coast, Lancashire

    Starting to kit out the resin print area

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  9. Super-Spy

    Hitman

    Joined: Mar 20, 2013

    Posts: 620

    Location: London

    Just came across this thread. Really good to see people's 3D Printer setups. I have been considering buying one for a few years now but still not got round to it.

    I am not yet convinced I would get enough use out of it to make the expenditure worth while. I like the idea of having one though.
     
  10. amigafan2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2008

    Posts: 16,121

    Location: Fylde Coast, Lancashire

    Resin printer arrived.

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  11. amigafan2003

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2008

    Posts: 16,121

    Location: Fylde Coast, Lancashire

    I though the same but over the last two years there have maybe been 6 days where it hasn't been printing anything. Plus you can make some decent money with it - easily pay for itself in a month.
     
  12. Vince

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Oct 30, 2003

    Posts: 9,631

    Location: Essex

    Mine is always printing something as well and I bought it on a whim. Today it is printing this monstrosity:

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    It's an adapter I designed for use in a fish pond filter.
     
  13. Haze

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 10, 2007

    Posts: 3,243

    @no idea what you should try rear mounting your spool holder and turning the feeder 90 degrees, its much better
     
  14. Jenbuu

    Associate

    Joined: Jun 21, 2020

    Posts: 3

    My CR10 and Elegoo mars on day off. This was a while ago, since then the CR10 has had a major facelift.

    Dual Z axis, BL Touch, new fireware.

    I need to tidy the area up as i backed the CR 6 SE so cant wait for that to arrive

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  15. mattyg

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Jun 17, 2007

    Posts: 7,590

  16. Haze

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 10, 2007

    Posts: 3,243

  17. mattyg

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Jun 17, 2007

    Posts: 7,590

    Get out of bed the wrong side did ya this morning.

    I didn't know we had a 3d printing section.
    I've read a couple of 3d printing posts. But when you search 3d or 3d printer very few posts came up.

    Grab yourself a chill sandwich
     
  18. Rilot

    Don

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 20,192

    Location: Wargrave, UK

    Here's my little print farm:

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    This one started out as a Geeetech i3 Pro W. All that is left of that is the steppers that drive the Z axis. This was the first printer I got.
    The frame is the AM8 which is a 2040 extrusion frame for the Anet A8.
    Specs:
    Duet2 Wifi (genuine)
    Paneldue 5" (clone)
    Bondtech BMG extruder (genuine)
    E3D V6 hot end (genuine)
    Prusa MK3 heatbed (clone)
    HiWin MGN12H rails for X and Z
    Inductive probe
    250x210x250 build volume
    Raspberry Pi3 B+ running OctoPi
    Custom optical filament sensor

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    This one started out as a Geeetech i3 Pro B. All that remains is the power switch and an endstop microswitch.
    The frame is again the AM8 which is a 2040 extrusion frame for the Anet A8.
    BTT SKR V1.4 Turbo
    TMC2209 drivers
    TFT35 V3
    Bondtech BMG extruder (clone)
    E3D V6 hot end (genuine)
    Prusa MK3 heatbed (clone)
    Clone MGN12H rails for X and Z
    BLTouch (genuine)
    250x210x200 build volume
    Raspberry Pi3 A+ running OctoPi
    Custom microswitched filament sensor

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    And my ground-up build of a BLV MGN Cube with many modifications of my own design.
    Custom enclosure designed by me.

    Duet2 Wifi (genuine)
    Paneldue 5" (genuine)
    Bondtech BMG extruder (genuine)
    E3D V6 hot end (genuine)
    Creality CR10 heatbed
    HiWin MGN12H rails for all axis
    0.9 degree steppers for X/Y
    Inductive probe
    Optical endstops
    Dual PSUs (24V and 12V+5V)
    Neopixel rings that indicate bed temperature, hotend temperature, and printer status.
    320x310x365 build volume
    Raspberry Pi3 A+ running OctoPi
    Custom optical filament sensor

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    I've censored what the hot end says. You can guess though.
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    All machines are on their own Tasmota smart switches so I can control power from OctoPi or kill power in the event of a fault.
     
  19. Vince

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Oct 30, 2003

    Posts: 9,631

    Location: Essex

    @Rilot that is epic! Love the attention to detail in all the wiring and setup! And here is me having nightmares levelling a bed :D
     
  20. Cenedd

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jun 4, 2007

    Posts: 1,949

    Location: Watford, UK

    @Rilot Very neat....and yet it still looks maintainable! I recognise the 3-lever (and 5-lever) Wago blocks and I can find that there is a DIN rail holder for those that looks nothing like yours. Presumably you've 3D printed yours so they're at an angle rather than pointing straight up in the air?
    There are a multitude of Wago products that fit onto DIN rails (like 216 pages of them!). So I'd be curious to know what model those are if you wouldn't mind sharing?
    Also, what are the smaller terminals that you're using for your stepper lines?
    Presumably that's a 24V PSU for the printer and a smaller 5V PSU for the Pi or 12V for fans?
    Not that I'm trying to do much the same* thing you understand! :D

    *same but shoehorning into a much smaller box and with significantly lower standards as a result!