EasyMaker: An hybrid mill and printer robot

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Digitalmagic
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EasyMaker: An hybrid mill and printer robot

Post by Digitalmagic » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:58 pm

Kickstarter reveals another Makerslide project: EasyMaker.
A robot frame, mixing Makerslide and rods, configurable either as a mill or a printer.
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/204 ... f=category
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jsbannis
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Re: EasyMaker: An hybrid mill and printer robot

Post by jsbannis » Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:19 pm

That Z axis setup looks familiar ;) It's interesting that he uses rods and pillow block bearings instead of Makerslide for the X and Y axes. Looking at the BOM that seems to be where a lot of the extra expense is.
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