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  1. Y Motor Bracket
    • Y Motor Bracket

    • Y EndStop

    • Z Motor with a leadscrew

    • …and related wires

  2. M3x45 screws. Make sure the connector on the Z Motor is facing towards the back of the acrylic unit. You don't need to accurately position the motor at this stage; just tighten the screws a bit so the motor doesn't flap around.
    • M3x45 screws.

    • Make sure the connector on the Z Motor is facing towards the back of the acrylic unit.

    • You don't need to accurately position the motor at this stage; just tighten the screws a bit so the motor doesn't flap around.

  3. Snap the Y Motor into place (with the pulley facing down) right under the power supply connector. Snap the Y Motor into place (with the pulley facing down) right under the power supply connector.
    • Snap the Y Motor into place (with the pulley facing down) right under the power supply connector.

  4. Y EndStop M2x16 screw (2) Regular M2 nut (2)
    • Y EndStop

    • M2x16 screw (2)

    • Regular M2 nut (2)

    • Make sure the head of the screw is on the switch (so that the nut is on the underside the printer.)

  5. Y endstop wire. Y endstop wire.
    • Y endstop wire.

  6. Y motor wire. Y motor wire. Y motor wire.
    • Y motor wire.

  7. Z motor wire There are two  Z motors connectors on the RAMPS board, so you can drive two motors. if you wish so. You can pick either the top or the bottom row, it makes no difference if you only have one Z motor. There are two  Z motors connectors on the RAMPS board, so you can drive two motors. if you wish so. You can pick either the top or the bottom row, it makes no difference if you only have one Z motor.
    • Z motor wire

    • There are two Z motors connectors on the RAMPS board, so you can drive two motors. if you wish so. You can pick either the top or the bottom row, it makes no difference if you only have one Z motor.

  8. All connected. It's time to tidy it up the wires.
    • All connected. It's time to tidy it up the wires.

  9. 4'' zip ties Don't pull on the Y motor connector. Leave there a bit of slack. It’s crucial the Y motor and Y endstop wires are attached so that they cannot come in contact with the bed.
    • 4'' zip ties

    • Don't pull on the Y motor connector. Leave there a bit of slack.

    • It’s crucial the Y motor and Y endstop wires are attached so that they cannot come in contact with the bed.

    • The zip tie heads must be on the underside of Bottom.

  10. 4'' zip ties 4'' zip ties 4'' zip ties
    • 4'' zip ties

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4 Comments

Step 4 could use a photo showing where on the printer (big picture) to mount the endstop.

Justin Price - Reply

Good idea. I added an overview picture highlighting the Y endstop position. It's not that pretty, but works great!

Filip Goc -

Step 4: Easy to confuse which side the end stop nuts should be on - perhaps a side view to show that the nuts in fact go on the bottom?

Luke Shaw - Reply

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