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Replacement SD card reader

by Brian38J

Hi
I have a Balco touch. it's the re-badged Wanhao i3 plus.
Mainboard v5.2c
My problem is a failed SD card reader, the card no longer locks into place.
I can replace it easily if I can source a replacement SD card reader.
Can anyone help, please?

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Discord Server

by kadse

Hey, feel free to join our Discord server about 3D Printing, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other related maker topics!

Invite: https://discord.gg/WZyyYtA

chat community discord electronics talk
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Join my group

by kidebo

Random but cool stuff

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CreativeDesignCompo!

by TSP_Project

Welcome to the 3D Design competition

All you have to do is design a 3D Printed object, The object you design must at least fit one the themes :
I know this might not be massively relevant to this group but I hope some people might want to take part :).

Puzzle Challenge
Lamp That!
Collaborative Design.
Summer
Life Hack
Injury Assistance
Electronics
Wheels!

Designs will be judged on : (Originality, Printability, the element of surprise)

The finalists will be released before the announcement of the winners to give the Community an opportunity to share their favourites in the comments, discuss concerns, and allow time for any testing or analysis. Feedback will be taken into consideration when picking the winners.

The Design must be uploaded to this THINGIVERSE group : https://www.thingiverse.com/groups/thedesignchallenge
More Info,Rules & FAQ here : https://tinylink.net/a4a6l

DATES :

Final submission : 20th of May.

Finalist Reveal : 25th of May.

Winners Reveal : 30th of May.

Prizes :

Amazon vouchers :

1st Place : $50

2nd Place : $20

3rd Place : $20

Good Luck!

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Replace Zrib mosfet or replace Zrib?

by Ayrzee

Hi all. I purchased a something called an EG4 XL which is an upgraded Tronxy X3S by a company out of Montreal, Canada.
Safer as I can get warranty and support, right? Lmao! Nope!
I know. Save it. I know better now! Lol
Description:
Zrib board with Ramps 1.4 and an ATmega2560 as the brains.
24volt 360w psu, pushing a 330 X 330 heated bed.

Problem:
I really took my time to do it all right but when I started it up and tried to level the bed the hot bed turned on and all the white smoke that makes the mosfet work came wafting out within seconds. Shut off immediately.
I will go back over everything and make sure all is good. No shorts etc. Again!
But, what would the next step be if it was you?
Would you replace the 855nf mos with a better one? Replace the whole board? Throw the damn thing in the garbage and buy a different printer?
This is my first 3d printer but for the life of me I cant see the mosfet genie escaping for no reason. I just cant find the reason.
Any advice or answers to the above questions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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