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Prints failing and there is resin hardened on the build plate in areas with no model on Elegoo Mars 3 Pro

I have been printing for years and I have no idea what is going on now. My prints are not coming out and random areas of the build plate have hardened resin where there should be nothing. These are ...
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Why do these horizontal lines appear when I don't use supports?

I am trying to print several parts on my Elegoo Mars 3. When I support them, the parts come out fine. On the other hand, when not using supports (with 2 mm walls), a horizontal line appears in the ...
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Resin printer LCD breaks if layer is too big

I've recently gotten into Resin 3d printing with a refurbished Elegoo Mars 1 but I've run into a weird bug where the printer would not expose any resin to the LCD. I tested it by taking off the build ...
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Old printed object deformed over time

I have an Elegoo Mars. I have printed a figure in Resin, but after some months I found this - the figure is as if it is not completely cured. The base is open (see picture below). it wasn't open ...
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Deep ridges in all of my prints

I'm using an Elegoo Mars 3 printer. For some reason, all of my prints are now getting these deep ridges. each layer I can hear it peel away from the vat before it lowers again for the next layer. I've ...
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Elegoo Mars 3 Pro USB drive formatting?

I recently ran into some issues where my Mac (macOS 12.6) was no longer recognizing the USB drive that came with my Elegoo Mars 3 Pro. The printer also wouldn't recognize the drive, so I used Disk ...
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How thick should I make my walls for stable 3D printing on an Elegoo Saturn?

If I'm printing buildings that are about 2-3 inches high as scenery on my Elegoo Saturn, how thick should I make the walls? We're talking square boxy-type buildings with basic surface details. I don't ...
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Engraved text (on a cylinder). The printer wasnt able to display the font style correctly,

Printer: Elegoo Mars 3 LCD Resin printer The letter height is about 3 mm. I engraved a word (text) on the side of a cylinder (which is about 14 mm in diameter and 4 mm in height). I am not sure about ...
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What causes the FEP to be dented during resin printing?

Just a simple question about my FEP sheet getting dented after print. I just bought an Elegoo Mars 2 Pro and had trouble getting it to stick to the bed, after some painful bed leveling and realizing ...
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How much time should take for UV lamp to cure resin?

I've bought recently this UV lamp to cure my SLA prints: But I seem not to be able to get the job done. I got some leftover supports and wanted to throw them in the trash, so I put the lamp onto them, ...
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Printing and slicing big pieces with Elegoo Mars (Pro)

I'm pretty new in the 3D printing world, and there are some doubts that have come my way and I've not been able to find anywhere. Usually, I'm going to try to print pieces bigger than the bed of my ...
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How to print Lego bricks?

How can I print Lego bricks in order to make them attach? I need them to be standalone pieces. I use resin to print. My model is Elegoo Mars 3. What resolution should I use? Also, how should I color ...
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Does the Elegoo Mars printer support additional file formats?

I recently bought an Elegoo Mars 3D printer. Generally speaking, I'm quite happy with it. But, I don't care for the slicing software, Chitubox. Does the Elegoo Mars support other 3D file formats? I ...
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Resin prints pulling away from build platform

My prints start out good, but seem to warp or pull away from the build platform at a later time. Should I divide up my support bases so they're not one big base? Should I sand/roughen the build ...
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ELEGOO Mars failed prints every time

So I just recently bought the ELEGOO Mars SLA Printer... the first model I made turned out okay. It was a small helmet. Only 3 out of the 9 small helmets made it; so I thought it was my bed... I re-...
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SLA printing: piece does not stick to supporting structures

I am trying to print a box shaped object with an ELEGOO Mars SLA printer. I positioned the piece rotating it on X and Y axis 35 and 30 degrees. However, the print fails because the piece does not ...