Photon-inspired resin print curing chamber #3DPrinting #3DThursday

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Been thinking of building your own UV-curing chamber? This is a project for those who are into electronics and know how to work with Arduino for example. Don’t print this if you are new to electronics and expect a step-by-step project, this is for those who are already planning to build their own curing chamber and just need something to put the gear in.

I have included a STEP-file of the top if you want to adapt it for other displays and/or buttons.

This is a DIY-project where I used leftover components, therefor I will not offer a circuit diagram here because you should not use the components I used. If I would buy components for this I would buy an Arduino nano or similar, a dual-channel motor controller board to control the LED-strip and the rotation motor. The board should be able to handle at least 1,5A because the LED-strip (at least the one I have) uses a bit over 1A continuously on 100% duty. In mine I used some left-over MOSFET’s, a 5V regulator that keeps getting too hot, so will need to replace that, and I used a NodeMCU (ESP8266) which is way overkill for this, but I had a bunch of boards laying around so could just as well use them. The annoying thing is that NodeMCU can just handle up to 10V so I could not power it directly on my 12V power supply, which is why I’m using an external 5V regulator.

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