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New Uptown Board has 12v protection and stepper fan outputs

Discussion in 'Mods and Upgrades' started by Lance Weston, Aug 28, 2021.

  1. Lance Weston

    Lance Weston Active Member

    Jun 2, 2018
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    The new Partsbuilt.com board will let you easily power a fan for cooling your extruder heatsink. I purchase 40 mm square heatsinks from Amazon and glue to the extruder with heatsink plaster from eBay. I then use 3 mmx16 self tapping screws to attach a 30 mm square fan. The board has two new connectors: a 12v fan connector for use with the same type 12v fans on the shroud and a 5v connector for 5v fans.

    The board also has a resetable fuse that protects all of the fans on the print head. If you have ever replaced a fan and shorted the 12v you know that it needs the protection. The 12v supply on the Robo system board is fragile.

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