Questions tagged [power-supply]

A part of a device which converts the current of the power network to the properties required by the device.

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Effects of bad power supply on temperature/flow?

I've been trying to trace down a mysterious reduction in the flow I can achieve. Since recording this flow test video where I successfully achieved a nominal 30 mm³/s (almost surely with ...
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Creality Ender 3 V2 little yellow switch on power supply

I just bought and built a Creality Ender 3 V2. The last step of the setup is to flip this little yellow switch on the power supply to be either 115 V or 230 V. From my other research, I think that I ...
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Can I plug in Arduino Mega USB input (to supply power) and RAMPS 1.4 power input at the same time?

Can I plug Arduino Mega USB input (to supply power) and RAMPS 1.4 power input at the same time? This is because when I plug the PSU into the RAMPS 1.4 alone, the LCD keeps restarting and it just gets ...
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Why is my PSU turning on and off automatically?

I have 12 V/30 A PSU. I have also installed the firmware onto the Arduino Mega2560. But the problem is that the display on the LCD keeps turning on and off automatically (it's stuck on the Marlin logo ...
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Can I connect a PSU with a higher current rating than RAMPS 1.4 can handle?

I have a 12 V/30 A power supply. Will a RAMPS 1.4 shield burn if I use that power supply with it?
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Klipper: power on before homing

I'd like to force Klipper to perform power on (using M80) before homing. For this purpose I'm trying to override G28: ...
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My Ender 3 Pro power switch is stuck to on

Started up my Ender 3 today and the print killed halfway because my cat was messing with the cable to my octopi, but when I went to shut it off to reboot and the actual switch seems permanently on (as ...
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CR-6 SE rebooting at fixed moments in print

My printer seems to be responding poorly to some of the prints I provide it with. At a certain time, usually after at least half an hour. For example, the print I tried today (twice) kept crashing ...
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What filaments are appropriate for a case that will contain mains voltage wiring?

I have some relay boards which I want to build into a case for my Pi. The relays are GPIO controlled and will turn on/off things like a 12 volt DC light, and the 240 volt 50 hertz AC printer itself. ...
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(SKR 1.4 Turbo, TMC2209 Drivers) - Power supply has 4 output, but board only 2 input

I have recently purchased an SKR 1.4 Turbo which I intend to add to my P3Steel printer. I have an old power supply which appears to have dual outputs [COM COM +V +V]. I want to connect this to the ...
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Ender 3 Pro build not getting power after initial setup

I have an Ender 3 Pro that has yet to be used, since after initial out of the box assembly it doesn't seem to get power. I plug it in, flip the switch, and nothing. No fan in the PSU, no screen ...
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Which wire size to connect 24 V PSU to board?

I'm building a new 3D printer (P3 steel type, 24 V setup) and I've been struggling with the wire gauge to connect the PSU (24 V, 15 A) to the SKR 1.4. From my calculations, 1.5 mm2 should be fine, but ...
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Ender 3 won't power up

I've had an Ender 3 for about a year and a half now and have been using it without issues. Last week it turned off a few minutes into a print and wouldn't turn back on on power from the PSU. ...
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Upgrade Ender 3 with Diamond Hotend

As I want to print with multiple colors I plan to upgrade my Ender 3 with the diamond hotend. So far I found all information I need, except what power supply I need for my RUMBA board. Can I use the ...
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Which connectors should I use to connect my Power Supply Unit to the Ramps?

I have read that the cable colours depend on multiple factors: Used voltage Kind of cable Type of voltage (DC or AC) My cable looks like this: I live in Spain, in Europe. The colour codes of the ...
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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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Heat bed wires get hot (12 V connected to RAMPS 1.4 shield)

I'm using a 200x200 mm PCB Mk2B which connects to the MOSFET of the D8 pin on a RAMPS 1.4 shield. I used 12 V power source for heat bed so I connected positive to pin 1 and negative to both ...
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Using an Anet A6 3D printer in the UK... (mains voltage issue!)

I understand that this is probably more of an electronics question, but was hoping that someone with experience of using an Anet A6 in the UK (or a country outside of the US/China) may be able to help....
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Ender 3 Power Problem: Not starting up

I have a Creality Ender 3, I've had it for just under 2 years and during a print one morning it suddenly stopped and powered itself off. After checking the fuse and other electronic components it ...
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Power supply not working

Yesterday during a print, the printer just stopped working and all motors and fans stopped. My printer is a Graber i3. Just before that I saw a flare coming from somewhere in the extruder or from the ...
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Is it necessary to replace the SMD fuses in RAMPS 1.5 or greater, for use with 24 volts?

One of the main hacks for converting RAMPS 1.4 boards to use with 24 V, as stated in RAMPS 24V, is replacing the polyfuses, principally F2 (MF-R1100), with wire and ...
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Is this re-Arm controller actually 24 V capable?

I would like to make a 24 V (3D printer board and shield) setup, as opposed to the usual 12 V, and to do so I had been considering using the Taurino Power board, or the clone Eruduino. ...
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Power OctoPi from printer

I'm wondering if there is some trick to power my OctoPi with the power supply of my 3D printer. I'm using an Geeetech I3 Pro W. The power supply itself should be able, but the output is as far as I'm ...
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Will this MOSFET allow the heat bed to run at a different voltage than the control board

I am currently running my Tronxy X5s with a MKS Gen L board. So far I have not ran the heat bed over 50 degrees C since I have only printed with PLA so far. I plan to try PETG and/or ABS in the near ...
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Anet A6-L won't turn on again

I've just assembled my new Anet a6-L (with auto leveling). At first everything goes well, it turned on ready to setup but a couple hours later the printer just shutdown and won't turn on for about an ...
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Possible short in a RAMPS 1.6 board

I have an FDM 3d printer that used to run on RAMPS 1.4. After accidentally destroyed that board, I bought a 1.6 board to replace it. I have it connected to a 12 V 30 A power supply, but when ...
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Why did my power supply fuse blew out on my Anet A8?

So yesterday I got my power supply in the mail and I thought, let's check it out! I put all the wires in correctly (as shown in this YouTube video, Anet A8 power supply unit fuse blown, I just ...
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Can an extruder rated for 24 V work with 12 V ATX power supply?

Heads up: I'm not good with electronics and only have a vague idea of it's inner workings. I have a E3D V6 Extruder rated for 24 V, that i plan to use in my 3D printer. Will there be any ...
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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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Ender 3 Won’t Start - flashing screen and blue LED on main board

Just received my second Ender 3 (see my other questions for the problems that first one developed). Figured it best to have a spare while I upgrade my first one with an ABL. I assembled it as normal,...
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Which capacitor to change on CR-10S S500 motherboard?

I have a CR-10S 500 and want to change a capacitor on it to improve and solve temperature issues. This capacitor that needs to be changed should be labeled as "C4" as mentioned on this post but it's ...
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Reprap RAMPs over heating issues

So I've got a couple problems, to begin I'm using the RAMPs 1.4, generic Arduino mega with Marlin, generic stepper motor drivers, a generic power supply. Nothing is special or even out of the ordinary....
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How to change the voltage on a FLSUN QQ

I just bought a FLSUN QQ and the instructions say I need to change the voltage from 220 to 110. Sadly the instructions don't say how to do that. Can anyone tell me how to do it?
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Arduino and Ramps powering up [closed]

I want to run two stepper motors using Arduino Mega 2560 and RAMPS 1.4. But, somehow I burned the Arduino while I was connecting the motor and plugging the board to the computer. Can I plug external ...
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