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Anet A8 upgrades : External Mosfet for the Bed

Anet A8 upgrades : Anet A8 3d printerA lot of people are interested in the Anet A8 upgrades, especially the mosfet mod for the heated bed.

The reason for this is a lot of misinformation out on the web about the mosfet on the main board being too small and causing fires.

If you really want to carry out this mod then follow the directions in this post.

We will go through everything you need to do to carry this procedure out safely. Continue reading Anet A8 upgrades : External Mosfet for the Bed

Anet A8 problems – Are They Real?

Anet A8 3d printer – A fire hazard out of the box?Anet A8 problems : Anet A8 3d printer

There has been a lot of talk on the internet about the Anet A8 problems.

I disagree that it is in itself dangerous.

The Anet A8 printer has sold in its thousands and is continuing to sell.

There will always be problems selling a product in this quantity and due to the fact you put it together there is another factor at play.

I have one of these machines and at the moment it is working fine.

The areas that are of concern are :

  1. The power supply is not up to the job.

  2. The mosfets on the main board for the bed and nozzle are not up to the job.

  3. The connector for the heated bed is not up to the job.

  4. The frame is not up to the job.

With all of these known problems it is a wonder that it sell in the quantities it does! Continue reading Anet A8 problems – Are They Real?

Cooling nozzles for 3d Printers – What do you need?

Testing the cooling nozzles on an anet a8cooling nozzles in situ

Are you happy with your prints from your 3d printer? Could your cooling nozzles on your 3d printer be part of the problem?

Check out what it is for and how it does what it does. Continue reading Cooling nozzles for 3d Printers – What do you need?

Anet A8 3d printer review – Should you buy this DIY 3d printer?

This Anet A8 3d printer review has been done after buying and building it, this is my third printer build – first a prusa clone, second a Anet A8 3d printer

renren3d delta printer and this one.

The 3d printing market is starting to hot up now (Aug 17). The introduction by XYZ printing of a full colour 3d FFF printer using inkjet technology along with FFF will open up the market, but at a cost of £3k few will be able to justify it. Continue reading Anet A8 3d printer review – Should you buy this DIY 3d printer?