printrbot GO – wiring woes, duelling fans and a teeny, tiny soldering job

One of the aspects of the initial build of the printrbot GO that I struggled with was how to reliably connect the heated bed.  While it seemed sensible to have the wires for the heating element and for the thermistor come out of the side closest to the printrboard itself, keeping those wires appropriately free for the full travel of the bed AND for pulling out the drawer to fold it up into a suitcase yet also out of the way of the hot nozzle and the endstops for the X and Z axes was a bit of an Read more [...]