Questions tagged [fans]

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Connecting controller fan on RAMPS 1.4 for Marlin

I have radial fan with 2 pins connector and always kept it connected to GND/5V pins (marked J5 at the left bottom on pinout ...
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Ender 3 v2 hot end fans (nozzle and part cooling fan) not working

Last night I finished printing all the parts for my HeroMe Gen 5 hot end. I decided to just chop off the existing fans and then solder on a JST XH connector to make it easy to change the fans over in ...
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X axis stops working sometimes on my Tronxy X5SA

This is regarding the circuit of my 3D printer Tronxy X5SA's stepper motor for X axis. I had an observation: It has a cooling fan (40X10 24V) which is having issues lately - it stops working sometimes,...
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4pin fan on RAMPS board - direct?

The question is simple - I have a RAMPS 1.4 running Marlin 1.1.9 with the three MOSFETs being used (end, fan, bed), but I'd like to have a couple other Marlin-controlled fans. One of them would be a 4-...
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First time assemble of Anet A6 printer. Only fan works

I bought an Anet A6-L printer (after some research I discovered that this is not a genuine Anet A6) and assembled it. The first time I plugged it in, the fan (fan 2, I believe) is the only thing that ...
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Understand what CR-10S fans are cooling

I am designing a fan mount for the CR-10S printer to hold the E3D All-metal v6 HotEnd and BLTouch sensor. The CR-10S printer has two fans. One on the front: and another one on the right: I need ...
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Aluminium cube - fan and hotend mount - is it worth it?

Has anyone used one of these aluminium cubes? It is used to mount the fan for the hotend, when used on a delta effector, like so: Are they a good idea? Without actually buying one and trying it, ...
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Marlin (on RUMBA board) switch extruder fan automatically

I have wired in a new extruder with its own cooling fan and I tried to change the Marlin firmware to switch it on automatically above a specific temperature (50 °C). I did noting in the ...
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Sanguinololu 1.3a fan connection

Can anyone tell me where to connect a cooling fan on the Sanguinololu v1.3a board? A few of the information pages mention three PWM outputs: Extruder, bed heater and fan, but none of the wiring ...
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