Questions tagged [arduino-mega-2650]

The Arduino Mega 2560 is one of the most common microprocessor boards used to control 3D printers. If you think your Arduino is part of your issue, you can use this tag.

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How to directly send G-code to printer from a Linux terminal?

Should it be possible to directly send G-code to the printer serial connection using pipes under Linux? Example: echo M106 > /dev/ttyUSB0 My controller runs ...
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Marlin menu navigation slow while printing

My Kossel Mini printer (delta) has RAMPS1.4/Arduino Mega electronics configured to use a standard 20x4 LCD display with Marlin during printing. Often, navigating the menus during print can be ...
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Wanhao i3 PLUS restarts when connecting USB

I just received my Wanhao Duplicator i3 PLUS. Everything prints and functions fine via SD card and the display but when connecting to my Mac computer the printer seems to restart. Baud Rate: 115200 ...
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Ramps 1.4 with a power brick

I'm currently designing a RepRap 3D printer that will not have a heated bed. I have heard that it is possible to use a power brick with commercial printers lacking heatbeds. Is this possible with a ...
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Is 12V and 15A enough to make work a Ramps 1.6 Plus and two stepper motors?

I want to make an order with this configuration Arduino MEGA 2650 R3 Ramps 1.6 Plus 2 TMC2130 2 Stepper motors 17hs3401 1 Fan But I am not sure what voltage and current would be enough to make it ...
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What is the maximum input ratings for current, voltage and power for RAMPS 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6?

I need to know the maximum input for current, voltage and power for: RAMPS 1.4 RAMPS 1.5 RAMPS 1.6 I want to build a DIY 3D printer. RAMPS 1.6 can deliver only 270 W. but if I total my heatbed + ...
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