I got it working with Eggduino. Really cool firmware. Works like a charm. Just two little modifications in eggbot.py and in eggbot_scanwin32.py and you can control the spherebot/eggbot/eggduino directly from within Inkscape. I described the changes to be made here. Also read the readme from the developer for the other change in eggbot.py. These modifactions […]
This post should evolve into a complete Spherebot summary of firmware and software available to date and is therefore WIP. If you have THAT solution feel free to drop me a message. I have printed one of these Spherebot thingies lately. Printing went nice with my new grey PLA filament. The parts really look great […]
Building a filament extruder to produce your own 3D printing filament has become quite easy today. You can choose from several complete kits with features like automated filament winders, length counters, force adjustment and online thickness measurement. There are a lot of commercial products out there ranging from 300$ to 2000$. I don’t want to […]
The support pulleys that came with the Skeleton3D did bend a bit. Made them thicker so now: No bending. Material bending in machining parts is bad, mkay ?!
* rotated the bearing holders to the back and generally completely remodelled them * added holes to fix the bearings in place * extruded wall to compensate for thin walls of the nut intendation close to the perimeter * changed nut intendation from 4.6mm to 5mm to better fit M3 nuts * completely remodelled the […]