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Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer by James Floyd Kelly, Patrick Hood-Daniel

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C H A P T E R  18

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Wiring Part II

There are a few more wiring tasks that must be completed before you get to the software. In this chapter, you'll wire up the motors to their respective motor controllers, connect the external power supply to all the circuit boards that require power, and add the endstops (also known as limit switches).

When you're done with this chapter, your machine will be complete. Your last task will be to learn about the software required to make it work.

Required Parts Summary

For Chapter 18, you will be using the following components:

  • Qty- 6 to 8 Molex extensions (6″ or longer)
  • Qty- 3 or 4 Molex splitters (3 or 4 will ...

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