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New Towers falling over

The benefit of being far away is that one received wonderful emails about what is going on back at home: — Der Drucker druckt wieder. CM hat gestern den Y-Riehmen gewechselt und sich wieder über den Konstrukteur geärgert. Ich hab … Continue reading

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Voronoi code

A small update to yesterday’s post: We are using pcb2gcode instead of visolate, which was giving offset problems between the copper traces and the drillholes. pcb2gcode does it in one go, while visolate seems to need an extra step. As … Continue reading

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PCB aesthetics

I think this proves beyond all doubt (was there ever any doubt?) that I am overgeeked. CH sent me some images the other day while I was in foreign lands showing some PCBs he had made. YOWZA! What I really … Continue reading

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‘aesen, ‘aesen, ‘aesen!

CM is getting excited. Like all fathers he is becoming his child. “Essen essen essen” (“food food food”) seems to be his son’s favourite occupation this week, so CM’s response as he arrives in the workshop is “Fraesen, fraesen, fraesen!” … Continue reading

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The wonders of heat

As winter begins to descend upon us, not only do we suffer but so does the printing process. I am not yet sure exactly what causes the deformation of larger pieces as they are printed (my preferred understanding is that … Continue reading

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