Assembly of an MK8


There are an awful lot of cheap MK8 extruders, and their derivatives (close and not so close), out there – with different number of parts, different bolts (lengths and thicknesses), screws, washers,  varying arm designs (enclosed or non-enclosed bearings), etc.. However, not many assembly instructions. So I’ll ramasser a few different assembly pictures here.

This post was inspired by How to build the extruder motor holder for the Kossel Mini

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The best Arduinos that I have ever bought…

…were from this vendor: ukings

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After finding an answer for this question,  Low Filament Sensor for Crealty CR-10? and realising that the X+ endstop input is used for the low filament sensor on a CR-10S, and seeing that a third party filament sensor is active LOW for a lack of filament (i.e. HIGH when there is filament), it got me wondering about the logic used for endstop switches.

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