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README.md

Anycubic Photon Owner's Documentation

Use this repo to collect information on anycubic photon hardware software and use.

TODO:

  • FAQ
  • Map Photon hardware
  • Map Photon file anatomy
  • How-to test resins
  • How-to level
  • How-to use external Stepper driver
  • Create Repo with resins and community consesus resin test method
  • List official slicers and alternative/usefull software
  • Collect config files and firmware from google group
  • Collect community reversed photon cad parts
  • List community software projects and tools for the photon

KNOWN ISSUES

PHOTON DIMENSIONS

  • Machine Volume: 220(L)x200(W)x400(H)
  • Print Volume: 115(L)x65(W)x155(H)

PHOTON MASKING

  • RGB 5.5 MIPI_DSI 2K LCD screen
  • 68.04(W)mm x 120.96(H)mm (5.46")
  • XY resolution: 47µ (0.047mm)
  • 538ppi
  • Color Pixel Arrangement:RGB Vertical Stripe
  • Power Supply Voltage:AVDD=5.5+/-0.1V AVEE=-5.5+/-0.1 V

MOTION DRIVER / MECHANICS

  • T8 leadscrew with 2mm lead/pitch
  • Nema 17 Motor 1.8º 200steps/rev
  • Driver embeded Polulu Alegro 4998 set at 1/16 microstepping
  • Hardware resolution 10µ (0.01mm)
  • Digital microstepped resolution 0.625µ (0.000625mm)

ELECTRONICS

  • LED POWER 25W 405nm
  • PSU 12v 6A (72w) - 5.5x2.5 Jack - check image

PHOTON FILE IMAGE FORMAT

  • 2560x1440px
  • Black and White
  • RLE 7bit encoding
  • 538 dpi

COMMUNITY RESIN EXPOSURE SETTINGS

TIPS & TRICKS

PHOTON SLICERS

Anycubic Slicer

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Chitu Slicer (Anycubic is rebranded chitu)

Chitu devs have been helping Photonster devs with some support questions and. Chitu's new software release will allow for better integration of photonsters tools with the slicer software and will support many new formats including zip/gcode import/export.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

PHOTON ON THE WIRE

PHOTON MODELS & BLUEPRINTS

COMMUNITY MODDINGS AND TOOLS

SLICERS & HELPERS

COOL STL MODELS FOR TESTING

Investment Casting and 3D Printing