Please count me in.. although at this stage I am really interested in
a 'whiteboard' writing bot.
(I'll need stepper motors and a controller).
On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Scott B <solar.sen...
> I have been having a bit of a chat to Pix behind the scenes regarding
> building/purchasing my own 3D printer.
> At the moment we are looking at the possibility of building a
> something like a MendelMax ( http://reprap.org/wiki/MendelMax ) -
> using the reprap software and compatible electronics, but with my own
> aluminium tube based frame and components to hopefully end up with a
> higher quality machine than some of the questionable Huxley/Mendel
> kits that are currently available.
> We may also choose to make our own compatible main board that will
> allow modular plug in stepper motor drivers and seperate power
> supplies for the controls, hot end and heated bed - plent of options
> to discuss yet.
> So If anyone else is currently looking at building/buying a machine
> also, stick your hand up – if you want to get on board we can group
> buy the motors, drivers etc. and work together on the development -
> if I am going to fire up the CNC Mill/Lathe to make one part for mine,
> I mght as well press the 'Start' button a few more times a make a
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