Mendrel Cutting

This post provides a step-by-step guide to cutting and some of the issues that arise.

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G-Code and Mendrel

As described in the RAMPS post, the Mendrel is controlled by Marlin firmware. When the RAMPS receives g-code commands, these commands are sent to motors which in turn cut out our object. In this post, I will give a brief description of g-code and sending commands to the Mendrel.

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Uploading Techzone Gen 3 Mendel Firmware

Uploading firmware for the Mendel generation 3 electronics is documented, but tends to be written for 2010. Things have changed a bit since then and this post describes the steps to upload firmware to the RepRap MB v1.2 Techzone Remix board. Uploading firmware for the extruder controller is not discussed, as our Mendrel does not use the extruder controller.

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