Beaglebone:Replicape

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Descriptions

Replicape


Here are the most important specs:

  • 5 stepper motor drivers (TMC2100)
  • 3 high power MOSFETs for 2 extruders and 1 HPB
  • 4 medium power PWM controlled MOSFETs for up to 4 fans/LED strips
  • 3 analog input ports for thermistors. Noise-filtered inputs and option for shielding
  • 6 inputs for end stops
  • 1 bus for Dallas 1W temperature sensor for monitoring the cold end. Up to 10 sensors can be added to the bus.
  • Microstepping individually programmable for each SMD from 1 to 256.
  • All steppers are controlled by the Programmable Realtime Unit (PRU) for hard real time operation.
  • Single 12 to 24V PSU, fans are still 12V.
  • Compatible with BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black
  • Controllable via Ethernet, USB and Manga Screen
  • Rugged connectors and lots of protection makes it ideal for development.
  • Open source software written in Python for maintainability and hackability.
  • Both hardware, firmware and software are open source under the CC BY-SA licence

Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Power Input 12..24 Volt. Step down converter (5V) for BB, and 12V for fans/LED strips/solenoids .
5V via expansion header
Indicators Power, Fuse blown, and 6 for MOSFETs
Connectors Power input

Extruer 1, 2, HBP
5 stepper motors
3 fan outputs
3 thermistor inputs
6 end-stop inputs
1 Dallas one wire
Stacking headers


Mechanical Specifications

Size 100 x 107 mm
Layers 4
PCB Thickness .062"
RoHS Compliant Yes

EEPROM

BeagleBone Replicape Pin Usage
EEPROM Suport Yes
Board Name Replicape
Version 0B3A
Manufacturer Designed in Norway by Intelligent Agent AS

Manufactured in China

Part Number 2191
Pins Used 29

Documentation

Open Source Yes
System Reference Manual No
Schematics Yes
PCB Files Yes
Gerber Files Yes
Bills of Materials Yes

Vendors

http://www.thing-printer.com

Manufacturer's Link

http://www.thing-printer.com/product/replicape/

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