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#1 2018-04-13 20:40:27

delaney
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Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

It appears that the Anycubic Photon is the same design as the Wanhao D7 version with LCD screen.  Is the hardware similar enough to run NanoDLP on?  Photon comes with slicing software but is very limited and wanted to have all the features nano provides.

Thanks!

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#2 2018-04-13 23:02:10

Shahin
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Re: Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

I guess it should work with nanodlp but I am not familiar with photon technical details to provide information for the integration.

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#3 2018-04-13 23:23:17

delaney
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Re: Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

I can't post links but do a youtube search for "ANYCUBIC Photon: How to Change Mainboard?" and you'll see the board and drivers.

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#4 2018-04-14 16:43:01

Shahin
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Re: Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

It is chitu board, I am not sure if it supports gcode. Still it is possible to control it through nanodlp, but somebody should put time and effort into it.

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#5 2018-04-14 18:00:19

delaney
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Re: Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

So if I wanted a more immediate way I could replace the board with a raspberry pi and a nanodlp shield.  The rest of the hardware would be fine?  Could it use the touchscreen that's already part of the unit?

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#6 2018-04-14 18:38:00

Shahin
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Re: Interested in using NanoDLP on Anycubic Photon

I am not sure about LCD unit. But it is lots of effort to wire again. Probably it could be possible to control chitu board through nanodlp, but you need to know what kind of commands it accepts.

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