The video below is an immediate introduction to the Mendel design:
The picture below identifies Mendel's axes:
Before assembly it's important to understand the key mechanical concepts of how the axes work. <videoflash type="vimeo">6982104|640|480</videoflash>
Mendel's design improvements
This is not critical to watch before assembly, but if you've previously owned a Darwin machine (the first RepRap printer) you might like to know sbout some of the improvements the Mendel design has in store for you:
Back to Mendel mechanical construction root.