Month: March 2014

Small Steps…

Posted on March 29, 2014

I finally got all the logic power connections tested and done, and got a number for steady state current consumption! The magic number is….  ~700mA ! This was for several items powered up at once: Beaglebone Black Adafruit GPS Realtime clock Powered USB hub USB memory stick USB WiFi link The battery I have right […]

3D Printing? User Error!

Posted on March 14, 2014

Aside from a few a whole bunch of challenges complete printing failures, I think I have the hang of this… Really, the printer is terrific, but the calibration I did initially wasn’t so hot, so the results were a little erratic. The secret sauce to consistent printing? A dead-level print bed, and an exactly correct first […]

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