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Calibrate your printer This article will try to show you the best ways to calibrate your printer, and how to fine-tune your slicer settings for your chosen filament. Calibrate extruder steps/mmShould be done into the air with no nozzle pressure. Teaching Tech has described how to do this here. Level Read more…

V-King Community Created Components

The community has created several components for the V-King printer. Below is an unverified list: Here is also a github community repository https://github.com/RoyBerntsenDesign/Vking-Community-Files V-King Enclosure Panels https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3623752 V-King WyzeCam V2 Cover https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3623734 V-King Panel Due 7i Enclosure https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3583124 V-King Conduit https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3583098 V-King Top Corner Cover https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3510808 V-King Bottom Corner Cover Read more…

Controller Cables

Recommended Controller Cables I recommend drag chain cables like the picture below. These are made to move and is essential for the bowden path and recommended for all round Cat5, Cat6 etc. Ethernet Patch 24AWG cables can be used for the low current components as well if you are looking Read more…

The Bowden Path

The Bowden Tube The path for guiding the filament from the extruder to the hotend is a standard PTFE/Teflon tube at 2mm ID 4mm OD for 1.75 mm filament Link: Bowden Tube 1.9mm Order Size: 2M ID 1.9MM OD 4MMI recommend approximately 80 cm of ptfe for this path The Cable Loom Read more…

Bed Heater

Silicone Heater I would go with 220V every day and I really think it is a less fire hazard that the 24V option as you would need so much more current to reach a decent power. I have a 1000W heater and it only takes about 5 amp If same Read more…