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27Oct/10Off

Power resistor teardown

Im in the middle of preparing to my next big announcement (Arcol.hu Hot-end v3.0), so Im organizing photos on my computer, etc...
So just found this:

17Oct/10Off

Blender broke

I broke my blender, simply filled to the maximum and switched on. The rubber "gear" grinded away:

8Oct/10Off

http://planet.arcol.hu update

Im running the reprap planet since this february.

4Oct/10Off

Arcol.hu prototype v2.0

This design is almost final. It simply rocks, truely awesome!

Keep reading.

15Sep/10Off

Arcol.hu hotend prototype one

I was quite excited about my new prototype. Interested in my findings?


Keep reading.

10Sep/10Off

Wade’s machined bolt version 1.3

This is only a small update about Wade's machined bolt manufacturing.

6Sep/10Off

Heated bed kit v1.7 – laser cutted z-switch holder

This is a small upgrade of the heated bed kit compared to version 1.6.
I do believe I worked out all the caveats, and possible weak points of the design.

4Sep/10Off

Laser etching

After I built my heated bed controller, it was time to create a PCB for it. Especially, because people had trouble to build the controller.

So the evolution of home-made heated bed controller began:

Warning: long article ahead!

8Jul/10Off

Heated bed controller

As almost all my previous buyer built a heated bed controller, and at least Bogdan have built one, nophead is using his brain controller to handle the heated bed temperature. So there left no choice, but build my own;-)

30Jun/10Off

Heated bed v1.6 – Thermal insulating and more

It took me more time then I thought, but finally, I built my improved heated bed.

The initial test shows, the bed's temperature can go up to 164.3C, which is pretty hot:-)

(on the picture it only shows 148.7C, but it is because I already disconnected the transformers from
mains, so it already cooled for about 3-5mins.)