XYZ Da Vinci 3D Printer filament cartridge counter resetter FINAL VERSION

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XYZ Da Vinci 3D Printer filament cartridge counter resetter FINAL VERSION by fr333n3rgy Apr 17, 2014



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Here it is, the final version. Code-named XYZ999, it now has a cover and a push-switch (as per your wishes) :P. I will put the kit information and diagram at the usual place on wctek.com/xyz. Have fun, F3
UPDATE: the file named davinciV4b.STL has been modified for the new (small footprint) golden pins -- the 3 holes are smaller - try this one if the pins are too loose with the normal v4
UPDATE2: I've just added the "pro" version of this enclosure. The improvements are: 1) Stronger support clips (added reinforcements), 2) dual-color top cover (I use clear as the second color for the small rectangular window so that the arrow illuminates red when the programming button is pressed). This has the small pin holes, you may need to enlarge them with a needle if you're using your own pins.
Get it completely built with electronics & parts at: http://wctek.com/xyz

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Is there one of these things that working with the Da Vinci mini spools ? Thanks !

Will this work with Davinci 2.0A ? If not which one of your products you recommend for Davinci 2.0A Dual Extruder?

Jul 3, 2016 - Modified Jul 3, 2016
tshrimp - in reply to kamalgk

I am not specifically using this print, but I have tested Da Vinci 2.0A with Firmware version 2.1.0. I used an Arduino Mega 2560 with the same sketch used else ware, and it seemed to work fine. I am not sure you have control over the temps though. I hear people mention there will be issues if things phone home, but I an not sure. You can always disable outbound traffic in your firewall.

Mar 4, 2016 - Modified Mar 4, 2016

Hi, thank you for your work!
Any chance you can pm me the code for this? or just the modification needed to the current code by Oliver.
Or can I just use the code as is? currently I use my Arduino Uno but have to hit the upload button every time I want it to flash

does this work for firmware version 1.2.3?

Not reliably it bridges with xyzware 1.32+ to communicate with xyzprinting's servers to monitor cartridge usage - you really should downgrade back to to 1.1.J (see the file DAVINCI_1_0_RESET.zip on the http://wctek.com/shop site download area on how to do that. Also, 1.2.3 supports background re-upgrade to 1.2.3 (without asking you) - there are no print differences between 1.1.J and 1.2.3 ...

Good luck,

but wont that void the warranty?

Hi, what type of battery fits the enclosure?
Thank you.

hmmm...going to have to figure out how to get those dip switches in there... Dabbling in microcontrollers.. I wonder if I can dump that data to an attiny85 and bypass using the arduino mini all together. i like your work on this... now I just gotta get some dip switches and see how to make them fit...

Ok so I build and programmed the chip, reset the cartridge, got my own spools of filament but I think that the filament has too small of a diameter. The prints are coming out a lot less "solid" and more webby and i'm not sure how to chance the extrusion speed on this thing. Has anyone else ran into this problem or know of a filament that works well? after comparing da vinci's filament and the stuff I got, da vinci's looks much more dense and maybe wider in diameter. Maybe I even got suckered into buying crap filament. If anyone has any ideas, feel free to help me out. Thanks!

Try using the advanced settings and printing on a slow speed with 1mm height. If this changes your print, its probably the spool feeder. My spool stand I use is ok, but I think i too need a better one.

hmm... No idea why it's too small, but, you can easily file the pcb for 0.5mm without worrying about damaging it. I would do that ... None of the prints are shrinking here - I print them with both the XYZ and the flashforge ... I print the "FINAL VERSION" enclosures (same fileas as on here) regularly ... All I can think of is that some PCBs are a little bit longer -- in which case, filing 0.5mm should be easy with some fine sandpaper ... Also, you can cut one or two retaining edges on the print if that would make it easier ...

I've printed about 4 of these with different settings with XYZ software and even one with Slic3r but there all just fraction to small. The area to put the board is about 0.5 mm to small and the holes to small. I can drill out the holes a little, but be quite an effort to file out the width for the board. I assume the print is shrinking when its printed, any suggestions?

All my designs are done in SolidWorks and then exported to STL. I take all the measurements with a digital caliper ...

Hi, can you please tell me what software are you using for exact measurement in real life and when printing? I tried 3ds max but it doesn't scale properly. I am going to try Inventor 2015. and also do we get notified when the item is shipped? Thanks!