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Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)

Posted by andromedabots 
Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
May 01, 2013 02:36PM
Hi guys!

I have developed and upgrade to the popular RAMPS boards, it uses some of the concepts used in RAMPS like pololus and sensor circuitry. New stuff that I included is color 240x320 color LCD with touch screen interface, support for 2 heated beds, SMD MOSFETs with low internal resistance, connectors for 4 external servos, possibility of adjusting position of 2 separate endstop holders via gear motor, direct power supply via ATX24 computer PSU, connectors for external LED lights etc and smoke / flammable gas sensor for emergency shut down in case of fire or presence of flammable gas.

Description and schematics are posted here;


I also made a youtube video about it;


Please state you opinion about it, what do you think should be improved or if you think something is redundant.
Currently this is still a working progress thus I haven't posted any arduino software yet but that is to come by the end of this month.


Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/01/2013 02:37PM by andromedabots.
Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
May 02, 2013 03:06AM
i can see you put a lot of work into that board,

i am curious what options you looked and and what made you settle with using 2 arduino megas vs just building it into the board.

Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
May 02, 2013 05:55AM

I had to use 2 arduino mega boards simply because color LCD takes so many pins and it also uses substantial processing power
so 1 arduino wouldn't be enough. I decided not to integrate them into the board to allow quick replacement if it gets burned due to short circuit
or any other bad connections plus I would still like to see people assemble this board by themselves which would be quite hard if arduinos were
This board will also be part of the new RepRap that I am working on, here are some first glimpses of it;

There is still quite a lot of work to be done on this one but I'll post instructions how to assemble it once I get it working which will
hopefully be by the end of May.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/02/2013 05:56AM by andromedabots.

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Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
May 05, 2013 12:34PM
cant wait to have a go at it. nice work!
Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
May 05, 2013 01:35PM
Hi f3rDz,

Thanks for appreciating my work!

Let me know if you'll need any help smiling smiley

Andromedabots -> EU reprap printed parts and electronics supplier
Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
January 12, 2015 09:31AM
Is there any result?

Best regards

Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
January 17, 2015 07:42AM
I Get only dead links


Orca V4.4 rebuild to Ramps with Mk8 and E3D, as well as a Rostock Delta Mini and an OLO in backorder :-)
Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
January 17, 2015 11:10AM
This looks great!

I would nix the SMT MOSFET ides and stick with through-hole type, in case they need to be replaced at some point. They seem to be a consumable component...


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Re: Reptroller (RAMPS upgrade)
January 18, 2015 05:55AM
You have resorected a discussion from May 05, 2013 10:35AM

all this is long long dead...
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