Rostock Mini Pro unboxing

I bought Rostock Mini Pro from 3DPrinterCzar at the end of May 2014. You can read more technical details about the printer here.
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The box arrived just days after my order. Don’t know why but I expected it would be much larger .

 

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At the top there are five boxes of small parts….
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… plus one bag with lots of nuts and bolts.
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The big parts are well protected and hidden bellow the first layer.
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Visible on the left are 3 NEMA 17 motors , one for each tower and a fourth one hidden on the top left for the extruder.
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A PTFE bowden tube with Push Fit Connectors
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Acrylic bottom plate , top plate beneath…
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…six carbon fibre hollow tubes in the center, six hardened precision tower rods on the right.
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The first box contains all plastic parts …..
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… all electronics parts are in the second box, visible is one stepper driver…
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… Arduino Mega 2650….
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… RAMPS 1.4 board ….
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…all electronics visible
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Yet another box content …
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…GT-2 belts and 36-teeth pulleys…
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…small tools included…
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…six 608zz bearings and six LM8UU bearings …
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… connectors for the wires….
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…12V power charger for RAMPS…

 

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… J-head MK-IV 0.4mm hotend …
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… small 40 mm fan for the hotend, 3 rubber feet for the print bed and Traxxas 5349 u-joints…

 

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… high endstop switches  …
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… and everything together…
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There is a lot of various bolts and nuts…
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Nema 17 motor with a gearbox for the extruder
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Three Nema 17 motors for the towers
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and six carbon fibre hollow tubes.

 

And that’s all you need to assemble your own delta 3D printer. It doesn’t seem much now but to me it looked like I was going to assemble a space shuttle. Read about the assembly in the next post.