DIY DTG - Build your own Digital T-Shirt Printer

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by MetalGuru
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: OpenDtg DIY DTG with Motor Shield Question
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: OpenDtg DIY DTG with Motor Shield Question

Great!

The platen is moving!

Will update once I get it complete
by MetalGuru
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: OpenDtg DIY DTG with Motor Shield Question
Replies: 2
Views: 24

OpenDtg DIY DTG with Motor Shield Question

Just got back from a long much needed vacation and back to the Grind! I just uploaded the code to my arduino uno and attached the shield. I plugged in the power to the barrel jack of the shield, but it did not power on the uno. Do I need to apply power to the shield AND the uno? Just making sure. TI...
by MetalGuru
Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

Great!

I changed the code and now it is working very well!

Thank you!
by MetalGuru
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

Got it working! I adjusted the travel length from the 26.5 to 19 inches. Make sure to have the bounce2 library installed. http://www.opendtg.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2 I have the nozzle moving, not the base. I have one problem for when I get back to working on it in a couple days. When I have the...
by MetalGuru
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

Okay think I say it in the settings part of the downloadable code.

Under: const int maxSteps = 18500
by MetalGuru
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

So I have all my parts and almost finished putting it together.

How does the platen/moving nozzle know when to stop once out in the front?

I see the input for a limit switch for the back stop.

How do I edit the front stop?
by MetalGuru
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

Got my board!

One question:

Where does the pump connect to?

Thank you!
by MetalGuru
Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Trouble Shooting a HeatPress
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Trouble Shooting a HeatPress

I have owned a cheap gecko heat press for about 5 years or so. During that time, the heat press failed a couple times. Last week it failed again, so I thought it would be a good idea to show my trouble shooting tips. Points of failure: 1) Wires This was my first failure from the cheap import heatpre...
by MetalGuru
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Builders Showcase
Topic: R3000
Replies: 24
Views: 1065

Re: R3000

Awesome work!

Thank you for sharing!
by MetalGuru
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 40
Views: 1994

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

What is the benefit of the motor running at 24 volts?