Electronics for printer – RAMPS 1.4

I was out looking for more information on the Arduino MEGA and the RAMPS 1.4 system. I thought, at first, they were two separate systems. As it turns out they are the same system: RepRap Arduino MEGA Pololu Shield (RAMPS) PCB – this is good news; even better than before. As it also turns out I have a lot of experience working with Arduino systems from my past.

This makes a lot of the decisions very easy as I can find Arduino MEGA 2560s online from 49-58 fully assembled. I have also found unassembled ones for far less. This decreases a lot of the cost by being able to assemble them myself. I have almost everything I need.

I’ve included a few reference pages for the RAMPS system/kits. As I vet them fully I will either remove some or add to my notes in continuing entries.


And more information on preassembled and unassembled parts for the reprap series (http://reprap.com/wiki/Prusa_Buyers_Guide)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: