Tag Archives: ATX

ATX power supply 5V load resistor for better 12V regulation

Various people (Triffid_hunter in particular) and web sites (e.g. the reprap wiki) have explained that ATX power supplies are a bit cheap in their voltage regulation circuitry. If you want to get the most power out of your 12V cables … Continue reading

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My Mendel Prusa is ready for printing

Now I have a chance to show some photos of my 3D printer finished and set up. If you haven’t seen one before, this will show you what a MakerGear Mendel Prusa kit looks like once it is assembled. Then … Continue reading

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More ATX power supply hacking

MarkC reminded me I hadn’t written anything about the very first step in getting the ATX supply working. I’ve updated this post yet again, so all the information is in one place.

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Using an Eagle ATX powersupply to cure a MakerGear heat-core

I’ve just updated this post with a much more detailed explanation of how to use the ATX power supply to cure the heat-core. Thanks to MC for politely pointing out that I had been doing more armwaving than explaining. If … Continue reading

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