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(Wire your motors)
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==Wire your motors==
 
==Wire your motors==
 
* Strip ends of wires
 
* Strip ends of wires
* Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your Y and Z axis motor leads
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* Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your X and Z axis motor leads (use the screw down terminals)
 
* Crimp your connectors onto the end of the cables.
 
* 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.
 
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==
 
==Power Supply==

Revision as of 15:06, 11 June 2012

Connecting your Electronics:

Wire your motors

  • Strip ends of wires
  • Splice on an extra foot of stepper cable to your X and Z axis motor leads (use the screw down terminals)
  • 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)