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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by jdacal » Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:31 pm

helifrek wrote:These little guys?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6835608033

Not too expensive really. I will have to look more into the wiring though!
Yes that's them, but you have to run 12 volts to each one, they don't work good in series.

These are the power adapters I ordered on eBay, haven't received them yet, will probably be here Monday and I can make sure they work ok.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/131143985835?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT
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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by helifrek » Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:48 am

Let me know if they work, if you ordered a ten pack and don't need all ten let me know! Those little converters look like they would be pretty handy. Do the fans need anything special since they use 3 wires? I see some extra cables, is there an adapter included?

Can't wait to hear about your results!

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by jdacal » Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:53 am

helifrek wrote:Let me know if they work, if you ordered a ten pack and don't need all ten let me know! Those little converters look like they would be pretty handy. Do the fans need anything special since they use 3 wires? I see some extra cables, is there an adapter included?

Can't wait to hear about your results!
You don't use the yellow cable, I just roll it back into the shrink tubing. (Its for sending RPM signal to CPU when used on a computer motherboard).

The plug is different than what comes with the M2 so I cut the fan plug off and soldered the fan cables to M2 connector and used shrink tubing to neaten it up.

Actually that was the first time I did this. Last week I replaced all the M2 connectors with a larger Molex type. So now I only have two connectors on the harness. A six pin connector for everything and a two pin that is for the bed fan. I'm keeping several nozzles assembled with fans and drives, so it lets me do a quick change with these connectors.
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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by Farr0wn3d » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:01 pm

Just installed my stepper dampers and the 3 noctua fans and holy shit what a difference it makes!!

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by Farr0wn3d » Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:15 am

If it wasnt for my loud bed fan, the printer would be near silent from a few feet away. I cannot believe the difference this makes! This addition should definitely be considered for future versions of the makergear. I cant wait to see what prints that dont use the fan will sound like!!

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by Bratag » Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:35 pm

Looks like the mainstream has finally caught up with you guys https://www.matterhackers.com/store/pri ... ers-4-pack

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by Jules » Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:44 pm

They've got one heck of a mark-up on those things. (I sure didn't pay $45 for the ones i picked up on EBay.)

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by scampa123 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:42 pm

Do we need screws for the dampers? I just bought them from Ultibots..
If so, what will I need to pickup?

Thanks!!

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by Farr0wn3d » Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:10 am

The ones from ultibots come with the screws you will need, plus a few more

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Re: nema17 dampers

Post by scampa123 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:37 am

Farr0wn3d wrote:The ones from ultibots come with the screws you will need, plus a few more
Thank you!!

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