The Vector 3 – 3D Printer Issue Index

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Vector V3 – 3D Printer – Index

Issue

 

Part


Build

Video

Image
Access
Code
Tutorial
Y-AXIS – Build Stage 1
Assembly

guide
parts
1
to 12

SketchUp
1 Y-Axis Gantry Bottom Cover 118794 Basic Modelling Techniques
2 Y-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets 285489 Measure it out
3 Y-Axis Bearing Block Assembly 947194 Creating Guide Lines
4  Y-Axis Shaft And Belt
Holder
625033 Circles and Components
5  Timing Belt And Bearing
Assembly
483669 Learning Lines
6 Y-Axis Limit Switch Assembly 487623 Exploring Edges and Faces
7 Motor Tester And LED Driver PCB 562390 Getting your Bearings
8 Motor Driver PCB 1 482595 Zoom, Orbit and Pan
9 AC Power Adapter 759926 The Measurements Box
10 Y-Axis Motor And Timing Belt Gear 103705 Block Party
11 Y-Axis Gantry Top Cover 349273 Making a Flat Shape a 3D Object
12 Y-Axis Bracket 828463 Finishing, Exporting and Printing
MAIN FRAME – Build Stage 2

Assembly
guide
parts

13 to 15

13 3x Foot Pads And Left Bottom
Plate
956160 Marking out an Area
14 3x Foot Pads And Right Bottom
Plate
376046 The Rotation Tool
15
2x L-Brackets And Main Frame 602854 Settinng up a drawing
X-AXIS – Build Stage 3
Assembly
Guide
parts

16 to 23
16 X-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets
Pt1
981204 The Move Tool
17 X-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets
Pt2
560359 Components
18 X-Axis Bearing Assembly 772450 Tracing with Line and Arc Tools
19 X-Axis Bearing Block Assembly 825784 Finishing Touches
20 X-Axis Belt Holder And Print Head
Bracket
783735 The Push/Pull Tool
21 X-Axis Timing Belt 645977 Creating a Staircase
22 X-Axis End Limit Switch 296759 Creating Castle Turrets
23 X-Axis Motor And Timing Belt Gear 459695 The Intersect Tool
Z-AXIS – Build Stage 4
Assembly
guide
parts

24 to 32
24 Z-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets
Pt1
539458 The Scale Tool
25 Z-Axis Secondary Bearing Assembly 692160 Organic Forms
26 Z-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets
Pt2
960264 Orienting your Print
27 Z-Axis Shaft And Fixing Brackets
Pt3
804854 Circles and Smoothing
28 Z-Axis Primary Bearing Assembly 361046 Dutch Windmill Part1
29 Z-Axis Motor 497806 The Follow Me Tool
30 Z-Axis Motor Bracket And Coupling 268327 All about Fixings
31 Z-Axis End Limit Switch 534170 Dutch Windmill Part 2
32 Z-Axis Screw Rod And Grease 107979 Dutch Windmill Part 3
BUILD PLATE – Build Stage 5
Assembly

guide
parts
33
to 40

33 Heater Plate 936956 Making a Sphere
34 Heater Plate Holder 885892 Dutch Windmill Part 4
35 Thermal Probe 369489 Printing Terrain – Geo-Location
36 Heating Element 987025 Phone Case Part 1
37 Ribbon Cable And Cable Holder 225048 Printing a model from the
warehouse
38 Build Plate 734207 Phone Case Part 2
39 Build Plate 448530 Bezier Curves and Complex
Surfaces
40 Z-Shaft Support Bracket 226904 Phone Case Part 3
MAIN FRAME CASINGS – Build Stage 6

 

Assembly

guide
parts
41
to 46

41 Main Frame Top Cover 795359 Using Sandbox Part 1
42 Main Frame Left Cover 121753 Soap Skin and Bubble – Plug-in
43 Main Frame Right Cover 859699 Building a Blimp
44 X-Axis Motor Cable Holder And
Main Frame Rear Cover
998429 Shape Up – Ship Out Part1
45 Rear Bottom Cover 564571 Modelling a Ship Part 2
46
Front Bottom Cover
BASE COVERS AND CONNECTIVITY – Build Stage 7
Assembly

guide
parts
47
to 52

47 Hood Limit Switch
48 Control Unit Front Cover
49 Power Switch, Cover And Cables
50 Control Unit Rear Cover
51 Mains Socket And Power Isolation
Switch
52 USB Socket And Wiring Loom
MAIN CONTROL BOARDS – Build Stage 8
Assembly

guide
parts
53
to 64

53 Main PCB And Wiring Loom
54 Motor Driver PCB 2
55 Motor Driver PCB 3
56 Motor Driver PCB 4
57 Ribbon Cable
58 Cooling Fan
59 Power Supply Module
60 Rear Top Plate
61 Roller Holder Bracket
62 Roller Holder
63 Front Top Plate
64 Power Supply Cable
65 USB Cable
PRINTER HEAD AND FEEDER – Build Stage 9
66 Feeding Motor And Feeder Gear

Assembly guide
parts

66
to 76
67 Feeder Bearing Block Assembly
68 Print Head, Heater Block, Supply
Pipe And Feeler Gauge
69 Cooling Fan And Heat-sink
70 Connector PCB And Mounting Plate
71 Thermal Probe
72 Heating Element
73 Print Head Holder Cover
74 Filament Drum Assembly
75 Red Filament
76
White Filament
PRINTER HOOD – Build Stage 10
Assembly

guide
77
to 90

77 Top Cover
78 Filament Guide And 2x Hood Frame
Handles
79 Upper Front Hood Frame
80 Lower Front Hood Frame
82 Front Window
83 Lower Rear Hood Frame
84 Rear Window
85 Outer Left Side Piece
86 Outer Right Side Piece
87 Inner Left Side Piece
88 Inner Right Side Piece
89 Hood Lifting Mechanism
90 Hood Lifting Mechanism
Extended Subscription
91 Extra cooling fan
92 Craft blade and collar/Tip 1 –
Removing: Macro knife
93 Base unit/Tip 2 – Removing: Micro
knife and pouch
94 Special effect PLA filaments
95 Stand/Tip 3 – Refining: Macro
refining tip
96 Tip 4 – Refining: Micro refining
tip
97 Spare heater plate and clips
98 Special effect PLA filaments
99 Tip 5: Smoothing: Scoop tip
100 Spare print head/nozzle
101 Spare heater plate and clips
102 Spare heater sensor
103 Tip 6 – Refining: Point tip
104 Brass brush for heater head
clearing
105 Tip 7 – Refining: Needle tip
106 3D print basic finishing tool set
2
107 3D print basic finishing tool set
3
108 Vector 3 dust cover
109
110

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