Loading

MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.

Download Now

Kanawati

Geeetech A30 Hotend Upgrade

by Kanawati Jan 19, 2019
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Please Login to Comment

Hi Kanawati,
I would like to mod my A30 and replace the stock extruder with a E3D V6.
I was looking everywhere to find a tutorial but had no luck. What has to be done to use the V6 on a A30?
If I read it right there is no PID tuning possible with the standard FW. In your profile you wrote that your A30 is marlin modded. I am a bit lost on the subject. Can you help me out? Thanks :)

Hello callxyz,
Well tbh I hated everything about the A30 fw So I made a whole new controller box, including:
GT2650 A+ Controller
DRV8850 Stepper
RepRap discount smart controller.

Of course I had to re-wire everything, and that's why I named it A31.

No... Sorry... The A10/A10M has a different mount

congratulations for the work. what are the advantages compared to the original?

  • Posted with 3D Geeks Thingiverse Browser App

Well first of all, it's a direct drive, unlike the Bowden style. Second: it's a BMG (dual drive).