Electrical components & wiring
Step 1 What do we need to plug?
Step 2 Can we plug LED, fans, Raspberry PI on printer’s PSU ?
Printers manufacturers, as Prusa, define PSU specification for printer use, therefore printers manufacturers doesn’t recommend to connect additional device on printer PSU.
Step 3 12v power source:
12v power adapter is required and available on our shop here.
You can choose:
- 3A power adapter if you want to plug only LED or/and fan.
- 5A power adapter if you want to plug also Rapsberry PI
12V Plug is also available on our shop.
Step 4 12v wiring solutions:
Depending of your needs you can connect different components:
- Fan/filter only
- Led + Fan/filter
- Led + Fan/filter with temperature control system
You can make your own wiring system following next steps, or find our wiring harness on our shop, to get everything plugged easily ! go to shop
Step 4.1 12v wiring for fan/filter:
Step 4.2 12v wiring for fan/filter with temperature control:
Step 4.3 12v wiring for fan/filter with temperature control and LED:
Step 5 Raspberry PI 5v converter:
Raspberry PI need 5V power connection.
We are working to design a dedicated solution for powering PI with high quality 5V converter.
Already available on the market power buck converter:
/!\ This adapater can generate “Low power” warning.
“Low power” warning can be caused by USB power cable. Please use high quality power cable.