Difference between revisions of "Assembly step 14"

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* Strip ends of wires
 
* Strip ends of wires
 
* Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your Y and Z axis motor leads
 
* Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your Y and Z axis motor leads
* Crimp On your connectors
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* Crimp your connectors onto the end of the cables.
  
If you're unfamiliar with crimping the .1" molex connectors. Here's a video from @nophead (of reprap fame)
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If you're unfamiliar with crimping the .1" molex connectors and/or don't have the proper crimper. Here's a video from nophead (of reprap fame) showing how to complete this step with just a pair of needle-nose pliers.
 
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==Power Supply==
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{|
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| [[File:Psc13end.Jpg|left|thumb|300px|(c13 end of power supply)]]
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| [[File:Psminifitend.Jpg|left|thumb|300px|(end of power supply with 6 pin mini-fit)]]
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| [[File:4to6pinminifit.jpg|left|thumb|300px|(6pin mini-fit to 4pin molex)]]
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Revision as of 16:00, 11 June 2012

Connecting your Electronics:

Wire your motors

  • Strip ends of wires
  • Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your Y and Z axis motor leads
  • Crimp your connectors onto the end of the cables.

If you're unfamiliar with crimping the .1" molex connectors and/or don't have the proper crimper. Here's a video from nophead (of reprap fame) showing how to complete this step with just a pair of needle-nose pliers.


Power Supply

(c13 end of power supply)
(end of power supply with 6 pin mini-fit)
(6pin mini-fit to 4pin molex)