Tutorial : Pimp my Prusa i3 – A 8$ trick to get a higher print quality with your Afinibot prusa
By : ElectronicGeek.ca
This simple and inexpensive tutorial will allow you to stabilise your Prusa i3 on a board using these hooks. Less vibration = better quality of prints and also with such stable base you will need to do the bed calibration less often.
– 6 hooks
(you can print them using this .STL file: here ) – free
Alternative download link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:919399/#files
– 1 anti-slip shelf liner (at least 16″ large)
(available in a hardware store or at a one-dollar shop such as Dollarama) – 3$
– 1 plywood or melanine panel size: 18″x16″ thickness 5/8″
(available in a hardware store, ask for cuttings or scrap panel) – 4$
– 8 screws (ex 3/4″ size 8)
(available in a hardware store or in your drawer’s bottom 🙂 ) – 1$
-Saw (optional, only if you need to cut the melanine panel)
Cut the anti-slip shelf liner at the same size than you melanine board 16″x18″.
Place your prusa i3 (this is not the Afinibot model shown) on the panel. Make sure the printer sits on the shelf liner everywhere.
Place the hooks on the threatened rod as show in the 2 pictures:
Screw the hooks on the board.
Redo the calibration and enjoy 🙂
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