Hardware


Midi2GCode
  Did you know that CNC machines and 3d printers can be used to play music ? As long as the machine uses stepper motors and can accept G-code commands you can use it to play simple sounds as explained on http://en.homeconstructor.de/create-music-with-cnc-milling-machine.html : Everyone who ever watched to a working CNC milling machine should have noticed, that such a machine creates many different frequencies. In general you can say: the faster the axis moves, the higher the frequency is. So […]

Rostock can play Beethoven music


rostock mini pro efector platform
Download  the official Build Instruction Document from 3DPrinterCzar and follow the steps . It claims the estimated building time at 3 hours but if you never done it before it will take longer. It took me 8 hours and that’s only the mechanical assembly. The document ended at 16 pages and was missing the next step-connecting all the wires between the motors, RAMPS, endstops and extruder. You can use the RAMPS Wiring Guide for their Prusa i3 model but disregard […]

Building of Rostock Mini Pro by 3DPrinterCzar


rostock mini pro package 1
I bought Rostock Mini Pro from 3DPrinterCzar at the end of May 2014. You can read more technical details about the printer here. The box arrived just days after my order. Don’t know why but I expected it would be much larger .   At the top there are five boxes of small parts…. … plus one bag with lots of nuts and bolts. The big parts are well protected and hidden bellow the first layer. Visible on the left […]

Rostock Mini Pro unboxing