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Heya! I'm Caoimhe. I try to make my own things sometimes, using microcontrollers, soldering, batteries, solar and wind power, and recycled plastic. I write free software when I get around to it. I like to repair my own stuff.

Hmm… what is the most power efficient way to beam digital data in a directed or undirected stream from one Arduino to another wirelessly?

Video: “How does a Vapor Chamber work?”

Me: “Yeah, how does a vapor chamber work?”

watches first 10 seconds of the video

Me: “Ah, I remember now…”

Heating up the remains of the brass tube with the soldering iron seems to have done the job; I did not end up melting the peek insulator as I was afraid I would.

With the casualty of only one fixing pin from trying to get the remaining plastic out, the 3D printer appears to work again now — and use M6 threaded nozzles rather than M6*0.75, which gives me more options for nozzles.

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Meh, one of my peek isolators is stuck in the hotend holder and the other one has the remains of a brass tube stuck in it. I need a needle that I can heat to a very precise temperature to fix that… like a soldering iron, but thinner…

Heya! I'm Caoimhe. I try to make my own things sometimes, using microcontrollers, soldering, batteries, solar and wind power, and recycled plastic. I write free software when I get around to it. I like to repair my own stuff.

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