I’ve been working on upgrades to a CR-30 with the goal of better / faster print quality and higher temps with access to more materials. For a first pass, I’m using parts I’m familiar with and have on hand:
The still-in-progress printable parts needed are in this Onshape document.
I’m also using a Pi-Zero-W as both a GCode sender and as a web-cam. It provides a live feed and also takes snapshots at each layer of a print and can generate a time-lapse when a print is done. This is using still-in-development code from the GridBot project.
This is the end-state:
Sample print quality after the upgrade:
And snapshots of work leading up to this:
I will update this as I make more progress