Feb 6, 2014

How to install the Sainsmart Smart 2004 LCD Controller

Jaidyn Edwards shows how to connect on Sainsmart Smart 2004 LCD Controller to a 3d printer.

This Smart Controller contains a SD-Card reader, an rotary encoder and a 20 Character x 4 Line LCD display. You can easy connect it to your 3d printers board using the "smart adapter" included.

After connecting this panel to your 3d printers board you don't need your PC any more, the Smart Controller supplies power for your SD card. Further more all actions like calibration, axes movements can be done by just using the rotary encoder on the Smart Controller. Print your 3D designs without PC, just with a g-code design stored on the SD card.



Source:

https://www.youtube.com/user/chickenparmi?feature=watch

Here is link to Sainsmart Smart LCD 2004, it is priced at 43 USD:

http://www.sainsmart.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-modules/sainsmart-smart-lcd2004-controller-with-adapter-for-reprap-ramps-1-4-3d-printer.html