Printer Parts5 Videos

What does the Extruder do in your 3D printer?

In this video I explain what an extruder does in your printer

Names of all the parts in a HOT END

Here you will see all the parts that create the Hot End, and I will tell you their names.

Da Vinci Pro 1.0 HOT END conversion to E3Dv6

All credits for the great design of this conversion go to Bruce Walker, the one who designed the plastic parts and the PCB with all the electronics that fit inside the cartridge. I just made the video about it. Here you can find his Thingiverse page where you can download the parts and contact him […]

Why convert the Da Vinci Pro 1.0 to E3Dv6

There are a lot of reasons to change from the original XYZPrinting hot end to an E3Dv6 type hot end. Think of printing with abrasive filaments for example, but there is more. Watch the video.

AstroPrint on a Raspberry PI for your 3D Printer

AstroPrint is great software that you can use for free on your Raspberry Pi computer to work as a host for your 3D printer. This is great if you use a printer that is not capable of working as a stand alone machine. The software runs both on your Raspberry Pi and on the cloud […]