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3 Ways that Smart Home Automation Makes Life More Convenient

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A smart home automation system can save you time and money and allow you to run your life more efficiently all while keeping your home and family safe. Home automation allows access to control many aspects of your home, such as security, climate, and even appliances from a remote location. With easy access through your smartphone or tablet, it doesn’t get much easier to control your home, monitor your children and conserve energy. Here are three ways that home automation can make your life more convenient.

3D Printed Parts for MP Select Mini

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So one of the great things about the Monoprice MP Select Mini is the fact that it’s easily upgradeable and you can just print all of the parts on the printer itself. So I’ve got a collection of them in this post, some are still in use and some aren’t anymore as I’ve found better or upgraded to a metal part actually.

3D Printed Controller Knob for Monoprice MP Select Mini–My Design

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So there are a lot of replacement controller knobs out there for the MP Select Mini and I tried many of them but none of them were what I wanted personally. Sure they worked fine, but I wanted something that kept the original knob top and could still be used with the bed over top of it and one that made spinning the knob easier like for moving the axis or activating the extruder and I wanted something taller as well as I found it just makes using the knob easier.