Loading

Minimalistic Z-Probe

by Zaggo, published

Minimalistic Z-Probe by Zaggo Sep 25, 2010

Description

This is a derivate of the Z-Probe, using a micro servo and a minimalistic approach without any printed parts.

Besides a micro servo, you just need 2 paper clips, a M3x20mm bolt (16mm might be also ok), two M3 nuts and some electrical tape.

Recent Comments

view all

Hey Zaggo, love your design.

I was going to make one for mine, but the older acrylic platforms won't fit it. But I had a brainwave and came up with something even simpler:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Cheers,
Gavin.

What precision and resolution are you trying to achieve / did you achieve?

genious!!

Remixed From

Liked By

view all
wulfCard1024x768

License

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag. Print Thing Tag

Instructions

See here for more information and a video, how to build this thing:
pleasantsoftware.com/developer/3d/2010/09/26/keep-it-simple/

Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Gav on Sep 30, 2010 said:

Hey Zaggo, love your design.

I was going to make one for mine, but the older acrylic platforms won't fit it. But I had a brainwave and came up with something even simpler:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

Cheers,
Gavin.

Anonymous on Sep 26, 2010 said:

What precision and resolution are you trying to achieve / did you achieve?

sideburn on Sep 26, 2010 said:

would it be possible to put some little printed ramps on each end of the build platform that it could ride up after it aligns the z-axis and then it could detect the x and y ends as well?

hintss on Sep 26, 2010 said:

genious!!

Top