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Bot3Droid by sellemann Feb 7, 2013

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A Frankenstien bot....
But basics a replicator meets Printrbots fall in love and use a android pad as controls.
This achieves a cheap build. For a big printer.


The workspace is 4522,530 cm That is HUGE !!!!
I use a single extruder, Note IT Needs 2 heat 22*22cm beds :-)
Use 2 long flange barrings on the z axes and 1 flange nut.
XY setup are simular to makerbots replicator1
Due to the closed top section my baked hotend (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:24437) needs a swan neck inked tube.
This is hard to make, but are possible. Ill upload the new improved hotend later,
The picture are of the acrylic version. There are 2 dwg files 1 acrylic 6mm and 1 2mm metal version. The metalversion are welded together like the latest ver. of the PIP. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:21371 witch I need to update.
NOTE: There will be A lot of changes so look for highest ver no.

To control this printer you need a android with min 1ghz pluged into the printrboard with USB TO GO UTG cable. Futher discription of the apk and description http://makemendel.com/android
I use a 7" in the previous test. It workes fine.

13 feb. put together. z akses electronic interface light all seams perfect. New photo uploaded. Old deleted.
3 marts Metal version for makerbot replicator mighty board made. Worked after a lot of problems. Z axes altered to m8 twisted instead of acme since it was to short. It might show op on http://www.microsoft.com/dynamics/convergence/ you never know :-) The metal vision is with dual extruders mighty board and all the bells and Wisle. Incl modified dores inspired by th unofficial xl replicator. NOTE : theres a error on the super printer alu drawing. Top and botom has a 8mm error that need fixing !!! Now you know.
22 marts new rev 3 replacing rev 2. now with mount for mini atx power supply and printer board mount.

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I had the exact same idea, i almost thought i was the first one

The z-axis is too weak, resulting in endless re-calibrating of the bed. This helps:http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:112531http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

printrbot3droid / bot3droid z-axis fix/hack

Do you have the STLS for the axis ends and the X carriage? Or are they DWGs and machined?

Mashined or you can use replicator1 stl files. for the 3 pieces

It looks good, I want already,