Flashy Clock - Yet another DEV board

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More goodies back from the PCB manufacturer, Flashy v7. Unfortunately they could not do the boards in black :(

Looks like I have a busy weekend ahead with these and the Phoenix Shifter :)

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Well done @Icky For squashing all that tech Into such a small space!
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Well one Flashy v7 got built this morning. Voltera worked a charm and saved me a lot of time.

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Sitting nicely in the H5

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Got mine built up and firmware tweaks done.. Still ended up with a bodge wire :roll: but at least this version is not suffering from the DMA bus shorts now.

While finishing the firmware, I have run into a serious space limit in the PLD :( I cannot complete all the features I wanted to add. So we are trying to fit a second (smaller) PLD on the board to take care is of some of the logic processing. As always, one step forward, two steps back :roll:

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Catching up on stuff, so sorry if I'm behind the curve...

I've got a question about the Flashy Clock.

How close are the STorm ST (and clock) and the Flashy Clock, when compared.

They seem to have very comparable specs...

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@Darklord They're not actually comparable because Flashy clock is a 3.3V design primarily to use on the H5 series motherboards. We may be doing adapters for original machines in the future, but it really depends on interest.
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exxos wrote: Mon May 31, 2021 10:02 pm @Darklord They're not actually comparable because Flashy clock is a 3.3V design primarily to use on the H5 series motherboards. We may be doing adapters for original machines in the future, but it really depends on interest.
Oh, okay. I didn't realize they weren't for all ST's (yet).

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I have been trying to print with a nozzle which is basically too big,as I do not currently have the correct size ones:(

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Use my new toy, though I am not sure the bed heater is working as the temperature is all over the place along with the soldering iron, which is not actually plugged in anyway..

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Seems there was too much paste on the pads, which I am not really surprised about.. So will try and tidy them up.. Though likely it will have to wait until I can obtain some smaller nozzles.

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Managed to find a unbroken original nozzle which is a fraction smaller :)

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