Anycubic I3 Mega – dual watch winder

This is a 3D printed double watch winder which powered by a 3K1655 gear motor which powered by a 5V usb power supply from any mobile phone and controlled by an external 7 days x 24 hours programmable timer.

In order to protect and hold the watches in place, flexible pad was made from the insulation tube for the hose of air conditioner. There is a wide range of size for your choice.

Hints and tips for using a watch winding:

  1. Timer turns on at intervals (i.e. At least 3 times a day) which noise of motor/gear was not interfering your daily living and stored in a place with stable temperature and humidity (i.e. Stored in a enclosed cupboard and placed over a absorber);
  2. The USB power supply (i.e. Use good quality 5V power supply) shall be safe to operate without hazard of fire;
  3. All the watches can be winded properly and ensure that it can be used by you at any time without adjustment of time (i.e. Set the time correctly at first and then hand winding/swing until it is moved prior to insert onto the cups of winder. ;
  4.  It must be secured hold in the cups of winder without falling off from the winder (i.e. Use correct size of pad to suit your watch. If it is possible, please set the winder in inclined position to prevent rolling out of watches) during prolong winding for months.

Anycubic I3 Mega – print size hacks

With below modifications, size of printing was changed to  210 x 210 x 233 mm. First of all, the gantry was risen and the connector of hot end and cooling fans were relocated to back of lead screw.

  1. Gantry was risen by (i.e. 28 mm) fastening two screws instead 4 screws and lowered down the end stops of Y-axis carriages.

2. Connector for cables of two cooling fans and hot end was relocated to back of slides with the below connector enclosure and a stool. 3. Machine setting in Cura shall be changed and Marlin firmware shall be used. Search in Configuration.h for Z_MAX_POS 206  and change it to 234 (i.e. 233+1)