Firmware

If you bought a bundle or electronics board from this site, this is already done.   Firmware Firmware is the program "embedded/burned" into the electronics board, this is what translates the gcode into motion in the stepper motors. The Ramps 1.4 stack is the most...

Jhitesma, Flight Test

Jason, do you get tired of me saying thank you, I don't? Thank you so much, for the most recent article you have shared with the community. Thank you for the time you spend developing and testing these ideas that pop up in the the forums and the FT forums. Thank you...

Moebeast, Flight Test

Let me start with, Mark, Thank you for this nice article. I received an email pointing me towards this article and a few other details. I was told Moebeast was at flight fest east and not only brought the MPCNC foam cutter edition along but helped in the build area...

VICELAND, Tyler the Creator, John Ikuma

Well I almost fell out of my chair as I innocently watched this video while having lunch and what looked like a sexy close up looked like a MPCNC turned out to be an MPCNC!!! 15 minutes in. Thanks John Ikuma from Stop Motion Magazine!...

Digital Machinist

I received an email a few weeks ago from Tom, a user commonly found sharing ideas and asking questions in the forums, I was told he mentioned the Mostly Printed CNC in an article he submitted. I panicked thinking I was being warned about what was said in this article....

T8 Leadscrew Compatible Parts

 It has almost been a year since the "525" update and about 6 months since the new rollers. In that time I/we have learned a lot about the DIY CNC world, CAM software, our electronics capabilities, as well as our steppers limitations. It is time for another...

Mini-Rambo 1.3a

Back in stock! The Ultimachine Mini-Rambo Boards are now live in the Shop, as well as an option for the bundles. Here! The two main reasons for carrying this board is it is extremely high quality and it was built as the refined Ramps 1.4 board we currently use....

Podcast with Gam3T3cH Electronics

Gam3T3cH Electronics has been trying to lock me down for a while to hear me ramble. That day has finally happened Wesley did a great podcast/interview, we talked for a long time and he has condensed it down a bit. I had a great time talking about all things V1...

2017 Midwest RepRap Festival *update*

Headed out to check out all the cool happenings In Goshen at the Midwest RepRap Festival. MRRF Orders placed after this post should ship Monday 3-17-17, Update- all caught up back to regularly scheduled shipping. Update - It was amazing. I was proud to be a silver...

2 Year Anniversary

The Mostly Printed CNC was born 2 years ago....or released, whatever you prefer to say. More than a half a million thingiverse views later (on one variant alone). I have to just say thank you, to anyone who might read this.  This new path in my life has been more...

Z axis problems? Software Updates

So if you have read this already no changes but having to link to it several times a day I need to bump this back up.If you don't want to read everything below. Due to some awesome software updates our machines should now run so much more reliably and accurately. The...

Some Old Guy Coding Teaches How To Do A Tool Change.

Mark walks through every step on how he does a tool change and some of the other methods out there. I really appreciate his perspective. No electrical endstops or z probes needed. There are so many ways to change a tool, this is his method and reasoning behind it. My...