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Early 2014 Upgrades

  • Replace Z leadscrews with flexible couplings and M6 A4 Stainless Threaded Rod + Brass Nuts
  • Insulate under bed, ~6 layers of cardboard
  • Turn heated bed upside down
  • Remove Heated Bed relay
  • Replace X ends with better design with onboard motor mount
  • Replace Carriage
  • Replace Y motor mount with better supported mount
  • Add new base for electronics etc mount
  • Replace Mainboard with RAMPS
  • Replace screen with RRD Smart Controller
  • Replace 608zz bearings on X and Y with MR148-ZZ

Parts Needed

strikethrough = bought, bold = arrived

  • M6 A4 Threaded Rod
  • M6 Brass Nuts
  • RAMPS Board
  • Arduino Mega
  • RRD Smart Controller
  • A3 Piece of dibond
  • 10x MR148-ZZ

Printed Parts

Clear

  • 2x Printed Nut Coupling
  • 1x Y motor mount 1

Black

  • 2x tbsliver-x-ends
  • 2x bases for x ends

White

  • 1x BQF Top 2
  • 1x BQF Bottom 3
  • 1x RRD SmartController Back Case 4
  • 1x RRD SMartController Front Case 97.4 or 98.4

Red

  • 4x Mendel90 Z Motor Couplings 5
  • 1x RRD Case Kill Button 6
  • 1x RRD Case Controller Knob 7

Category:Mendel Max