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Micro SD Extension Cable

by Massalum

Hi, guys. Using Anet A8, about 5 years old. I'm looking at installing an extension cable from the micro sd slot on the motherboard to an easier access point. Ordered one from Amazon (made by LANMU) and, unfortunately, the male end would not "latch" into the slot on the mainboard. Reading the reviews it appears that this is a common problem with this product - which is now being returned to Amazon.

Wondering if there is an extension cable out there, currently available, that will actually lock into the micro SD slot. Or is there a way to modify the male end of the LANMU cable to make it lock in (looks like it needs to be thicker?)?

Appreciate any info.

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Anet A8 Controller Board

by Guitarman1

Hi there guys. I have an Anet A8 that I have used for a few years and my Mainboard has now decided it's time to go. I was looking at the BigTreetech SKR 1,4 board. Can anyone help me on what dirvers would be the best to use. The following is readily available:
TMC 2100
TMC 2130
A 4988 or the
I am not sure which of the drivers would be the best to use.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Kind regards

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Can anyone tell me what I have and help me out?

by hdstonemeister

Ok, so I got what I was told was an Anet A8 from a website. It was taken apart and shipped to me. Not sure if what I have is really an Anet A8. I have gotten it together this far, but I am in need of a bit of help to finish it up.

There are 2 pictures of the progress so far, then the rest are parts that I just simply cannot figure out where they go or where to place them on the part I have already assembled. I can figure out what stepper motor goes to what part of the motherboard. I just can't figure out where the motherboard is supposed to be installed. I cannot figure out where the display is supposed to be mounted either. As for the rest of the pieces, I can't make heads or tails what to do with them either.

Any help, possible pictures or maybe files to print out on one of my other printers so as to provide something for the extra parts to fit on would be great!

Again, thank you for any help that you can provide!

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Anet A8 12864 LCD buy

by Lesliev

Hello, I have had my Anet A8 for some years and while I have made many modifications I have never worried about replacing the LCD with a 12864 as used in the A6. I notice now however the installed LCD is getting a bit fuzzy on the edges so would like to upgrade to a new LCD. My problem is the A6 12864 that was used by many to upgrade the A8 is very difficult to find and buy.
There are plenty of 12864 LCD available but they all seem to be for different boards than what I have installed. My board is an AT Mega 1284P-Anet 3d V1-5.
Can any one suggest a suitable LCD that might suit my board and if necessary any extraordinary installation process I will need to go through that are different than installing the A6 LCD on the A8.
Sure hope someone can help as I fear I am on borrowed time with my current LCD.

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VScode problem second try

by LostAgain

I missed part of the VS code error message. (I have been using VS code for my anet a8 for last two years and now I can't). The complete error message is
Building in release mode
*** [Marlin\src\HAL\AVR\HAL.cpp] E:\Marlin-2.0.x (1)\Marlin-2.0.x.pio\build\sanguino1284p_optimized.sconsign39.dblite: No such file or directory

Again, any suggestions?

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