Doter is dot matrix printer, that means that it creates images just with small dots, to make it more unique I make it big or even HUGE!Designed by Nikodem, Ships from Poland
Doter is a huge dot matrix printer based on Arduino. Most of the parts are 3D printed, there are also 28BYJ48 stepper motors (the cheapest stepper motors you can find) and some basic components, th...Read More…
Doter is a huge dot matrix printer based on Arduino. Most of the parts are 3D printed, there are also 28BYJ48 stepper motors (the cheapest stepper motors you can find) and some basic components, there is also PCB that you can buy right here. It can print on the paper up to 55cm wide and infinity long. You can see what I made with it on the images above.
Because I love making! I bought parts to make my own 3D printer with 28BYJ48 motors but it turns out that they are too slow to make 3D printer with them so I decided to switch to something else, and here I come up with an idea for Doter. You can read more about that in a documentation on Instructables.
Size, mainly but also the project itself there are not a lot of dot matrix printers made with Arduino, I don't know why they are so cool. With my printer, you can print on the paper up to 55cm wide and infinity long! Roll of paper from Ikea is great for that (45cm x 30m, yes meters) you can make some cool posters or whatever else you want.
But this PCB is not only for this project, I already started working on an EggBot with same cheap motors and same PCB! So you can use it almost anywhere you want, you can even make a robot with this PCB :)
This listing is for the PCB only.
Here is what else you will need to solder on this PCB:
Expect those components you will also need some 3D printed parts and other stuff, all of that can be found in the documentation.
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