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v1.4

Minor Versionm

by Ryan Lock

  1. Making sure the board is orientated in the correct way as displayed in the image. The Large Cable Tie highlighted in Orange is for the 4 Stepper Motor Cables and the Limit Switches.
    • Making sure the board is orientated in the correct way as displayed in the image.

    • The Large Cable Tie highlighted in Orange is for the 4 Stepper Motor Cables and the Limit Switches.

    • The Small Cable Tie highlighted in Red is for the power cable.

    • The Small Cable Tie highlighted in Yellow is only needed if you have the Ethernet Version, and is to secure the Ethernet Cable.

  2. Insert a M4 Cap Head Bolt 20mm through each hole on all 4 corners on the Duet 3D Controller. Onto each bolt slide a 1/4" Nylon Spacer.
    • Insert a M4 Cap Head Bolt 20mm through each hole on all 4 corners on the Duet 3D Controller.

    • Onto each bolt slide a 1/4" Nylon Spacer.

    • Now it is time to join the Duet to the Duet Mount. Insert the bolts into the holes on the Duet Mount and secure using 4 x M4 Nyloc Nuts.

  3. Insert 4 x M5 Low Profile Bolts through the holes indicated in the image. Place a 1-1/2" Aluminium Spacers over each bolt followed by a Slot Washer and finally a M5 Drop in Tee Nut. Once assembled line up with the 2040 Extrusion on the right hand side of the machine and fix into place tightening the M5 Bolts until the Tee Nuts engage
    • Insert 4 x M5 Low Profile Bolts through the holes indicated in the image.

    • Place a 1-1/2" Aluminium Spacers over each bolt followed by a Slot Washer and finally a M5 Drop in Tee Nut.

    • Once assembled line up with the 2040 Extrusion on the right hand side of the machine and fix into place tightening the M5 Bolts until the Tee Nuts engage

  4. The connectors for the Duet controller are keyed, so there is only one way which they can plug in.
    • The connectors for the Duet controller are keyed, so there is only one way which they can plug in.

    • For 750x1000mm Screw Drive Machines and 1000x1000mm Screw Drive machines, the Right Y-Axis motor wire may have different wire colors to the other motor wires. This is normal, connect the wires as normal. The connectors are keyed, so they will only plug in one way.

    • Connect the stepper motor terminals to the points show along the top.

    • Using a screwdriver connect the positive and negative power supply wires and screw into place securely.

    • Connect the limit switches to the terminals shown.

    • The fans have to be connected to the 'Always On' Fan terminal on the Duet before you can mount the fans in place.

  5. Use 8 x M3 Cap Head 20mms to fix the fans highlighted in Yellow onto the Mount with the Fan label facing outward. Secure the M3 Cap Head 20mm's using 8 x M3 Nyloc Nuts. Thread 2 x M5 55mm Low Profile Bolts through the fan mount.
    • Use 8 x M3 Cap Head 20mms to fix the fans highlighted in Yellow onto the Mount with the Fan label facing outward.

    • Secure the M3 Cap Head 20mm's using 8 x M3 Nyloc Nuts.

    • Thread 2 x M5 55mm Low Profile Bolts through the fan mount.

    • Slide the Aluminium Spacers highlighted in Green over the bolts.

    • Now attach to the Main Board mount using 2 x M5 Nyloc Nuts.

    • Remember to connect the fans to 'Always On' Fan connection of your Duet Controller before tightening the M5 Nyloc Nuts.

  6. Using the already inserted cable ties fix the wires into place securely to prevent any unnecessary movement and to keep the machine looking neat! If you have the Ethernet version also secure that.
    • Using the already inserted cable ties fix the wires into place securely to prevent any unnecessary movement and to keep the machine looking neat!

    • If you have the Ethernet version also secure that.

    • Plug the PSU-Output-Power-Cable into the XT60-Male Output on the assembled 24V-360W-Power-Supply.

Conclusion

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Ryan Christy

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6 Comments

I have just assembled the Duet kit ready to install on my Workbee. I would suggest you adjust the size of the M4 & M3 bolt holes on the printed boards. The bolts do not slide through the holes at all, rather they need to be screwed in to allow they to cut a thread or the holes have to be reamed out to a slightly larger size.

Derek Hart - Reply

Hi Derek,

Thank you for the feedback, we will look into getting this adjusted.

Best Regards

Ryan Lock

Ryan Lock -

Hi Ryan

It would be really useful to have the emergency stop connection shown on the diagram of the Duet. I would also recommend that an emergency stop is suggested as essential even if its only used when setting the machine up.

Derek Hart - Reply

Hi Derek,

Thank you for the feedback, we have a video coming out very shortly going through the process to install an emergency stop button. Keep an eye on our YouTube channel.

Best Regards

Ryan Lock

Ryan Lock -

Is there a concern if you cut aluminum with small amount of fluid cooler to have the electronic exposed on the back of the X gantry? On my older Ozznest CNC machine I have a custom box under the table.

Also, some recommend not to wire the limit switch along power/stepper wires; any insight on this?

Thanks

Alexandre Eichenberger - Reply

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