BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby AlanZ » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:21 pm

Mac, funny thing is that I was just about to wrap mine in Kapton tape... the silicon tape should be easier... I will do that.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:19 pm

AlanZ wrote:Jasper,

Do you think the smaller or larger pump would be best for the Eris. I want to order a larger pump for my Rostock anyway.

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The Larger pump would give you the best results. The smaller one is no longer listed on my site.
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/index.php

Use a PWM motor controller such as this one to control the speed.
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/viewit ... oductid=36

Or as I mention earlier, I will soon have my boards for a PWM kit that can connect to the fan output on your printer board.

I will also have a positive locking 8 pin connector just like the one on the Eris and new V3's that will lock with the socket so you don't have to print a retaining clip to keep the print head from unplugging itself.
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby AlanZ » Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:29 pm

Jasper,

Your site shows the Berd Air kit out of stock, but it shows stock on the pumps and tubes.
I would like to order one kit for the Eris, one extra pump to replace the one on my Max and two PMW kits.
How or when can I place such an order?

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:11 am

AlanZ wrote:Jasper,

Your site shows the Berd Air kit out of stock, but it shows stock on the pumps and tubes.
I would like to order one kit for the Eris, one extra pump to replace the one on my Max and two PMW kits.
How or when can I place such an order?


I should be getting more pumps in shortly, If you want I will reserve a kit for you and let you know.
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby AlanZ » Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:14 pm

Jasper,

Thanks... please reserve all the items mentioned in my post and let me know when to order them.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby sLpFhaWK » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:32 am

Jassper wrote:
AlanZ wrote:Jasper,

Your site shows the Berd Air kit out of stock, but it shows stock on the pumps and tubes.
I would like to order one kit for the Eris, one extra pump to replace the one on my Max and two PMW kits.
How or when can I place such an order?


I should be getting more pumps in shortly, If you want I will reserve a kit for you and let you know.


Any word on when they'll be back in stock on your site? Thinking of possibly ordering 2. Thanks!

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:16 am

I got a shipment of pumps in, unfortunately some pumps were damaged in shipping. I tried to contact those that were waiting and covered them first, So I have 1 left. EDIT: 0 left, sorry - more coming, hopefully undamaged this time
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/viewit ... oductid=28

I also now have the eSwitch Kit that will allow you to direct connect to the printer controller. I Show a PDF for connecting to the Duet board, but should be the same for other controllers. Just check your board schematic for the correct pin connection.
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/viewit ... oductid=41
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:50 am

I have added tubing and fittings on the store site.
Berd-Air cooling system
The 2mm Tubing slides onto the pipes a bit easier and is less restrictive, however it does not fit inside the 1/8" id tube, You will need a 1/8-3/32 reducing coupler.


Pumps are still out of stock. if you want me to notify you as soon as they come in, PM me and I will add you to the list.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:58 pm

10mm tube
PLA 205c spiral vase
The one on the right was printed without any cooling at all.
The one on the Left, printed at 75% Berd-Air cooling.
You can see at the bottom of the left tube, I started out at about 30% cooling, then increased it until the tube printed correctly.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby RichWP » Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:28 pm

Installed my BerdAir system - and for the most-part, really liking it. I have, however run into a problem where burrs left over from the hole drilling process is preventing even cooling all the way around the ring. It's kind of disappointing that this was not done during a QC check by Yellow Jacket, but I digress...

Before I start digging around with an Exacto blade: Has anyone else encountered this problem, and come up with a better way of cleaning up/de-burring the drilled holes?

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Qdeathstar » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:15 pm

hmm, i've bought 6-7 of the round pipes and havn't had that issue. The holes are so small i'm surprised that there are burrs sizable enough to cause a blockage. If it were me, i'd just ask for a replacement.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Qdeathstar » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:17 pm

What i'd really like to know is how the bend is made....

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby RichWP » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:39 pm

Did you see this? Worked well for me...:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJPRmSe ... e=youtu.be

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jrjones » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:05 pm

Qdeathstar wrote:What i'd really like to know is how the bend is made....

Make a soap/water solution and freeze it, like how they bend trumpets: https://youtu.be/8NAaRQUTp9g?t=3m16s

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Qdeathstar » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:01 pm

Neat. Now to design/3D print jig.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:02 pm

RichWP wrote:Installed my BerdAir system - and for the most-part, really liking it. I have, however run into a problem where burrs left over from the hole drilling process is preventing even cooling all the way around the ring. It's kind of disappointing that this was not done during a QC check by Yellow Jacket, but I digress...

Before I start digging around with an Exacto blade: Has anyone else encountered this problem, and come up with a better way of cleaning up/de-burring the drilled holes?


I'll be happy to send you a new one., email gjb@themakerhive.com

Kits are back in stock too, but going fast.!!
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby joe » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:28 pm

Jassper wrote:
Kits are back in stock too, but going fast.!!


How loud is the pump compared to the standard 25mm blower cooling fan?

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Qdeathstar » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:45 pm

significantly louder, but still worth it. plus, if you really wanted do you could put the pump in a muffler.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby Jassper » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:55 am

joe wrote:
Jassper wrote:
Kits are back in stock too, but going fast.!!


How loud is the pump compared to the standard 25mm blower cooling fan?


It is louder, but considering I'm usually not in the same room while running a print - I can hardly tell the difference :lol:
Mounting it with a rubber insulator helps considerably.
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby maddielee » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:19 pm

So I have the v2 pipe but I'm having issues mounting it to my Eris- any tips?

I tried a few zip ties and kapton tape but when the effector plate moved around the build area, the tube would angle (i attached it to the wiring, probably not the best idea)

What's the best way to mount it, specifically on the Eris?

Pictures super appreciated.

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby AlanZ » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:53 pm

I use this clip I found on Repables
I think it is http://repables.com/r/708/

It is attached to the fan duct with 3M double sided extreme tape

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby AlanZ » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:55 pm

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby maddielee » Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:47 am

Great - thank you so much!

While we're at it - does your 8-pin wiring become loose/unplugged through every day printing? Happened to me last night, caused an 8+ hour print to fail. Thinking of wrapping it in kapton tape..

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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby bvandiepenbos » Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:52 am

maddielee wrote:Great - thank you so much!

While we're at it - does your 8-pin wiring become loose/unplugged through every day printing? Happened to me last night, caused an 8+ hour print to fail. Thinking of wrapping it in kapton tape..


You could replace the OEM connector with this one that latches for a more secure connection...
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/viewit ... oductid=39
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Re: BerdAir comeing soon From Yellow Jacket Concepts

Postby maddielee » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:00 pm

bvandiepenbos wrote:
maddielee wrote:Great - thank you so much!

While we're at it - does your 8-pin wiring become loose/unplugged through every day printing? Happened to me last night, caused an 8+ hour print to fail. Thinking of wrapping it in kapton tape..


You could replace the OEM connector with this one that latches for a more secure connection...
http://www.themakerhive.com/shop/viewit ... oductid=39



Yeah I might have to do that - would it be as simple as plugging the old connector into that one, and that into the effector plate, or would I have to mess with the wiring itself to swap it from the old connector to that one?


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