Air Compressor recommendation for 7722
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Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by wmdevices on Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:35 pm

I just ordered a 7722 from Manncorp, should be here in a month or so. I'm wondering what type of air compressor you use and what sort of filter and air dryer you have for the air supply. Thanks!
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Re: Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by adafruit on Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:34 am

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Re: Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by wmdevices on Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:58 am

I saw your wiki just after posting about it. Thanks for that. Do you find that the PC106 cycles off and on quite a lot? Do you have another compressor for air for the rest of your shop? Would you see any problems sharing one large compressor? Thanks!
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Re: Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by ktownsend on Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:09 am

I think the priority for Adafruit was noise, and their compressor is pretty quiet compared to most others I've seen. It's only used for the PnP as well ... but appropriate for an office environment, though you pay a premium for that. I'd like to pick up the same myself, but they're very hard to find in Europe outside the UK (and they company in the UK won't delivery outside the UK, sigh).
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Re: Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by wmdevices on Thu May 17, 2012 8:42 am

I went ahead and got a good sized (26 gallon) compressor that can go in a separate room. It's actually quite quiet with the door closed. It provides air two three workstations and the PnP machine (when it gets here). Also got a Hankison air filter/dryer as it can produce quite a bit of water.

Thanks for the wiki and all the info.
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Re: Air Compressor recommendation for 7722

by Rochey on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:11 pm

I use a GMC Syclone compressor (from amazon) with my ECM93.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0038MWDXY/

I also know some other guys in Dallas using it with their larger mydata(???) machine.

It's quiet too... nice suprise!

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