Filament lengths – 3D Printing

Chris Anderson/ August 12, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Filament Lengths based on 1 KG roll PLA Density: 1.25 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.80 cm^3/g or 800 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 330 meters / ~ 1080 feet 3.00 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 110 meters / ~ 360 feet ABS Density: 1.04 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.96 cm^3/g or 960 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament

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3D Printer Ooze

Chris Anderson/ April 16, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I hate dealing with a printer that has ooze problems.  I have one now that will NOT stop oozing on my.  This is a new build – TAZ – that other than the ooze issue is working well but this issue is causing my prints to look terrible.   Here are the specs of my printer and some of the

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Add git prompt to Byodu (bash shell)

Chris Anderson/ March 25, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

In order to make this work we need a bit a code that reads the git info from the project – this can be download using the following. Rename the file after it is downloaded to  ~/  (~ is your home directory). Now the profile needs to prompt profile needs to be modified from Byodu to use and add the git

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Lync configured in Empathy on Ubuntu 13.x

Chris Anderson/ January 30, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 4 comments

This is a workaround used to get Microsoft Lync  working in Empathy Chat on Ubuntu 13.x. First you have to install the Pidgin Sipe plugin on your machine along with Pidgin of course.  Install from command line with the following..  sudo apt-get install pidgin pidgin-sipe After installing pidgin and the sipe plugin, start pidgin and create a new account using the

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