New mainboard

New mainboard

I hit several limits with the original mainboard on my printer. Firstly the firmware was busting the limits of the...

Dual Z lead screws

Dual Z lead screws

After running my printer for a while, I found there was an inconsistency in the Z height. As the printer...

Dual geared extruder

Dual geared extruder

After making a few test prints, I realised that the filament wasn’t being delivered properly from the plastic extruder on...

BL Touch for bed levelling

BL Touch for bed levelling

One of the first upgrades that I did to my Ender 3 pro was to add a BL Touch bed...

3D Printer

3D Printer

During the 2020 lockdown, I started getting into the mindset of making things. I’d been facinated by 3D Printing and...

What out what links to a given table

What out what links to a given table

I needed to find out what tables referenced a given table by foreign key.  I needed to know this as...

Ascom Gps

Ascom Gps

Ascom GPS is a new program that I’ve created.  It’s taken me a while to get this into production, mainly...

ASCOM Driver for Meade LX-90

ASCOM Driver for Meade LX-90

ASCOM is a software platform that allows software applications to interact with hardware devices like telescopes, filter wheels, cameras and...

Changing the mySql data directory.

Changing the mySql data directory.

When having a production install of software it’s always a good idea to seperate the data from the software. For...

PiVan Mk 3 (Here we go again)

PiVan Mk 3 (Here we go again)

Whilst my Media center was running on a PI 3B, I had the occasional under voltage issue.  This I noticed...