Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Z-Axis Endstop Switch Update

I'm still having a challenge getting the nozzle height correct for prints- and part of it seemed to be some inconsistency in the Z-axis homing / endstop. The stock Z-axis endstop switch is a standard microswitch. Doug suggested that I remove the spring arm from the switch. Doing this should remove at least some variability from the Z-axis homing cycle.

Z-Axis endstop microswitch with metal spring lever attached

Spring Lever "Removed"

Switch back in position and ready to go
So far no definitive data on if this actually improves anything, but I don't see how it can hurt.

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