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Daftlander

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About Daftlander

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  • Birthday Feb 12, 1994

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    The Heart of the Empire
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    Male
  • Interests
    Building a new gaming rig, building a NAS... a network to attach it to as well.
    Gaming, Writing, Reading. Blacksmithing.
  • Occupation
    Archaeologist

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  1. I've attached my bed visualiser results from Octopi. No matter what I do I get this perfect gradient and I can't level it. It's a genuine BLTouch and a Creality Silent board. Is it my mount that's wrong? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. So this is my first Eagle project. I'm trying to have an A4988 stepper motor driver to drive a turntable and a 9v to 5v converter so that I can power the logic and the motor from one power plug. There's also an IR LED on the board as well. Although as I type this I realise it will just be permanently on in this layout.... It's supposed to be controlled by the arduino. Still I can fix that easily enough. This is just a check that I've understood the programme. Cheers.
  3. I recently got a proper cine lens from Samyang. I haven't really got any education in using this sort of stuff. But it has a decoupled aperture ring marked in T rather than F. If I'm using it to film stuff will I need to adjust the aperture on the fly? And if so is it worth getting a second follow focus?
  4. I'm following this instructable with some success. https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-DIY-Desktop-3d-Scanner-With-Infinite-Resol/ But stepper motors movement is random and jerky, causing my scans to fail. Instead of gently moving forward a few degrees between shots it randomly spin and lands on a new position. I'm using an A4988 instead of a Big Easy Driver, might that be causing the issue? Here's the arduino code #include <Stepper.h> /* Shapespeare Scanner by Whitney Potter This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sh
  5. Thanks all! I've been a veritable ripping machine.
  6. I have had my alienware for about a year. Every now and again, and this doesn't seem to be correlated with any strenuous activity, my laptop will get uncomfortably hot to the touch and then BSOD on me. I think I've narrowed it down to when it gets hot the M.2 drive that serves as my boot drive is no longer registered by the computer. If I'm reading my bios right. When it cools down it restarts with no issues, this is often instantaneously. Occasionally I have to power it down completely and wait for a few moments. Is it merely time to repaste with some Kryonaut and re
  7. Sorry to keep at you, When I hit encode it outputs a 0 sec black video. Any idea what this issue is or should I start another topic in software?
  8. Windows 10. Will handbrake work with drm protected dvd's?
  9. So I've set up my NAS and the plex server on it. But how do I get my media in the NAS? Sorry terribly noobie question.
  10. Is having the M.2 drive populated essential? Linus has infected me with the mind virus that I need to keep a hold of my files, but if I can put it off and it still works, my credit card will be slightly less stressed.
  11. Bugger. So definitely have to buy a big easy then... Thanks!
  12. I'm trying to make this scanner. https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-DIY-Desktop-3d-Scanner-With-Infinite-Resol/ But I'm trying to use an polulu A4988, because that's all I've got hanging around, instead of the big easy driver he has used. But I can't get my head around the wiring. Do I need a second power source? In the diagram he and photos he seems to be plugging the arduino in and using that to power the motor. Which, as far as I know you cant do with the polulu. Thanks for any advice.
  13. She's looking to spend £350-£400. She uses it mainly for minute taking and video conferences. I'm doing some of my own research, but do you guys have any suggestions?
  14. I'm trying to use boolean difference to cut shapes out of a mould in Blender, some cuts work flawlessly, but some leave big faces in place while cutting underneath and some make the object that is to be cut entirely disappear. I am losing patience rapidly. I would use the, much better, cut functionality in Fusion 360 but it can't handle changing the complex meshes into bodies. I read help articles, try everything I can think of and this never gives me a consistent result. It's beginning to piss me off.
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