Tag Archives: RAMPS

How to assemble a Heated Build Platform

When my first prints of my raygun prototype warped up from the print bed, I knew I was going to have to bite the bullet and build the heated build platform. Here is the result. RESULT! I’ll write about what … Continue reading

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Marlin is Alive!

At last I have Marlin running successfully on my RAMPS v1.4 hardware on my Mendel Prusa. Marlin is a firmware 3D printer control program which lives on the microcontroller in the printer itself. Pronterface on my laptop talks to Marlin … Continue reading

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RAMPS v1.4 connection photographs

This post has three photos, showing where and how my RAMPS v1.4 printer controller electronics connects to my MakerGear Mendel Prusa kit. In the first photo, you can see how the plywood support board is cable-tied to the threaded frame … Continue reading

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