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Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

I spent most of my day installing open-source hardware in my 3D printer. Have I achieved Peak Nerd? Anyway, here’s some information about connecting the RAMPS board to the ribbon cable that goes to the hotend of a Wanhao i3+ aka Cocoon Create, also known as the printer that Aldi was selling a few weeks Continue reading Peak Nerd! Installing RAMPS on a Wanhao i3+ / Cocoon Create

A quick snippet for checking image sequences

A quick snippet for checking image sequences

Image sequences, love ’em. All those distributed renders and so on create hundreds of thousands of image files on my media drive, so it’s good to have a quick scrip for checking that a sequence has rendered completely without any gaps. Here’s one in Powershell. It tells you if any files are not in sequence Continue reading A quick snippet for checking image sequences

Stop-‘n-Go – an emergency stop button for expressions

Stop-‘n-Go – an emergency stop button for expressions

I was doing some rigging recently, when something went wrong and the whole rig exploded on me. ‘By cricketty’ I thunk to meself, ‘there should be a stop button for expressions like there is for my bandsaw’. Those things could take someone’s leg orf. So I got out my scripting iron, and clickety-clackety wrote this Continue reading Stop-‘n-Go – an emergency stop button for expressions

First-n-Last – a script to fit the comp duration to the first and last layers.

First-n-Last – a script to fit the comp duration to the first and last layers.

Hey, I created a script that does useful work! It’s tedious setting the duration of a comp to fit layers that extend past the end or before the beginning, and it would be nice if you didn’t have to do the I-B-O-N + Right-click + Trim Comp To Work Area dance when you want crop Continue reading First-n-Last – a script to fit the comp duration to the first and last layers.