199€ 3D printer challenge – RAMPS 1.4 and display arrived

The 3D printer challenge is coming together quite nicely – today the RAMPS 1.4 controller board and the display board arrived in the same package.

RAMPS 1.4 board was nicely packaged in a cardboard box – only negative thing was the power transistor leads which were left uncut and would most probably have short-circuited the Arduino MEGA. Also the solder job looks a bit shady – well what would you expect for 9€ worth of electronics =)

The display / controller board looks OK to me – it came with an adapter for RAMPS 1.4 board so connecting is a breeze.

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