Question about cable channel access

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JohnSays
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Question about cable channel access

Postby JohnSays » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:33 am

I have two N2s. The most recent uses a cable channel (from base to bottom of the top) that has a black plastic cover that pops off to give access to the cables. My oldest has a rectangular channel that can only have wires removed if the entire channel is removed and all the wires are disconnected. (I was flabbergasted when I saw this design flaw.) Anyway, has anyone here come up with a solution to get quick access on these older machines?

I'm considering simply band sawing the back off and putting it back with black velcro straps. Or, I could cut a slot that leaves a small lip on each side of the channel (much harder) and then print a cover that snaps in place. Any ideas/working solutions?

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- John
2 Raise3D N2 Duals, V2 nozzles, Bondtech BMGs, adjustable table, Panucatt SD2224 drivers, run-out sensor, thermal overload protection resistors on motion controller board, Firmware 1.1.8ABH - with Lin_Advance, Palette+

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Re: Question about cable channel access

Postby Ronvp » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:16 pm

Have you considered 3D printing your own duct? of buy a ready made cable duct with a cover??
https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/ov ... contentppc

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Re: Question about cable channel access

Postby JohnSays » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:35 pm

Yes, thank you. I was hoping others had already come up with an implemented and workable solution.
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2 Raise3D N2 Duals, V2 nozzles, Bondtech BMGs, adjustable table, Panucatt SD2224 drivers, run-out sensor, thermal overload protection resistors on motion controller board, Firmware 1.1.8ABH - with Lin_Advance, Palette+


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