20100813

MakerBot Note :

Moved the bot, here is a general update :

-- Having finally tired of trying to fix the Z mechanims, I requested a single replacement rod from MakerBot, since I know at least one rod is bent to the point of being defective. They returned with two free rods almost immediately, so that is a good sign.

power supply failed !

I notice that MakerBot is selling a PSU for $35 that is available for $18 on Amazon. This particular unit is apparently not particularly reliable. Thankfully, a computer repair shop across town had a used supply and I was able to get the bot up and working in a couple hours

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