Posts by LTM

Adding LED Lights to my Ender 3

LED lights are a cheap, easy way to light up your 3D printer. This is a guide of how I added LEDs to the top and under the Bullseye on my Ender 3. The jist of the guide would work for just about any 3D printer though.

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Creality Ender 3

The Creality Ender 3 is arguably the best printer in the sub $250 price range. You can find it anywhere between ~$180-$250 depending on how long you would like to wait to receive the printer. If you are wanting it sooner and are willing to spend a few extra dollars, you can head over to…

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Soldering an Inline DC Buck Converter/Voltage Regulator

The LM2596 DC voltage regulator/buck converter is able to take up to 40v and convert it down to as low as 1.5v. This is useful for many projects such as powering a Raspberry Pi or LED lights off a 3D printers power supply. This guide will cover how to wire one together. I will be…

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My Recommended Octoprint Plugins

Octoprint is an amazing piece of software that I believe is an essential tool for anyone with a 3D printer. Octoprint allows you to monitor your prints over your network or even online if you wish to take the security risk of doing so. Sixteenbit has made an easy to install option that is much…

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