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I have long struggled to remember the material that I’ve covered in courses I’ve taken in the past. This is the beginning of an effort to ‘use my memory more efficiently’. This is a course outline for beginning circuit analysis compiled for the purpose of creating a deck of flash-cards so that I can attempt to remember all the things.

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TL;DR - I modeled a corner bracket using Blender in a somewhat parametric manner. If you want to look at the file and see what I did you can find it here. You can also skip down to the modeling section to see exactly what I did. Recently I replaced my Duplicator’s Melzi controller with something a little more sane. I’ll write a blog post in the future about the dependancy hell required to actually get a Melzi to work but for now, I need a bigger space to put my Smoothieboard in.

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Leveling the bed on my 3D printer got old very quickly so I decided to add auto bed-leveling. This modification was a problem because the printer controller that Wanhao used is probably the least understood and least friendly in terms of modifying for both hardware and firmware. This was much more than ‘just add auto bed-leveling’.

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I posted this idea on Reddit a little while ago and I received a lot of great feedback on my initial design. Reddit Wants Carbon/micron filtration for enclosed server racks. /u/fencing49 Sound damping/isolation on printer/frame interface, stepper/printer interface. /u/fencing49 Camera mounts (on print head, optional different angles and positions), interior LED lighting. /u/fencing49 Environmental monitoring (temp and humidity). /u/fencing49 Casters, for to make move easier (these are already on the rack I have).

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Duplicator I3 Modifications

The Duplicator I3 is a fantastic starting 3D printer. With a little work it is able to produce prints that rival systems that cost ten times as much.