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Here's my build! I used a E3D V6 1.75mm hotend. Which required a custom mount.
For those curious. Here's the custom E3D mount I designed:http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:992952
Things left to do:Install LED lights rewire the E3D fan to the motherboard using 24v pin. Add custom fan mount for printing with PLA. Custom laser cut acrylic enclosure similar to original UM2.
Can you put a link for the psu and your bed parts. Thanks in advance :)
Thumbs up! Took your nice hot end mount and modified the vent opening for E3D lite6 for my clone build. Just a question - what kind of electronics do you use and what kind of heat bed ? (original or aliexpress)
I purchased the real UM2 heatbed from the US distributor for Ultimaker. While the electronics were instead from aliexpress.
I've had really good luck with the E3D V6 lite. I was having trouble with PLA with my original V6. So I ended buying a lite and it's running much better. Lucking the mounts are the same. So I could literally just swap them out in my hotend mount.
I'm using his hotend mount on mine. Works great!
It is possible to adapt an hexagon hotend instead of a E3D on your custom mount ?
I'm not familiar with the hexagon hotend, but the E3D uses pretty standard dimensions for where it mounts. (I think similar to the J-Head). So if the Hexagon hotend uses the same it should be fine.
The only other things to research would be the height of the hotend and how the fan mounts.
What is your max height (mm) on Z with your E3D on this aluminum extrusion UM2 ?
actually haven't tried to max out the Z yet, but I think its between 208 and 214mm.
hi Ii also have an i3 and want to build a new printer would you recommend me got this path or something else?
Awesome! It looks great! :-)
I haven't checked yet, but did you create/post that hotend mount? Looks like a good start and as you mentioned, just needs fans. I have another one I'm wanting to use an E3D in and this could save me some time :-)
I found it. :-)