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For questions specifically related to the RAMPS 1.6 controller board - The RepRap Arduino Mega Pololu Shield, or RAMPS for short, is an expansion shield for the Arduino Mega designed to fit the entire electronics for a RepRap 3D printer in a small, low cost package.

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How can I connect a 3-pin fan to RAMPS 1.6?

I have a 3-pin (red, black, white) fan, and I need to cool my RAMPS 1.6 board with this fan. How can I connect the fan to the board and turn it on/off?
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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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How should I connect a separated 5 V source to an Arduino connected to a RAMPS board

I'm going to add a Raspberry Pi to my printer, which requires a 5 V source. I want to take this opportunity to also power the Arduino with that same source, as dropping 12 V -> 5 V is a quite big ...
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New RAMPS 1.6 not working

I just bought a new RAMPS 1.6 shield to replace my old RAMPS 1.4 shield. The problem is that it's just not working, the motors don't move, heatbed/nozzle don't get heated. It was all working with the ...
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I can set the voltage and current of the TMC2130 driver manually. But, in which cases some of the components could burn up?

I need to know if something will burn up beforehand I plug all the circuits: Ramps 1.6+ Arduino Mega 2560 PSU 12 V, 15 A 2 TMC2130 V3.0 Stepper motor driver 2 Stepper motors 17hs3401 ...
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Which 3D printer controller should I use?

I recently build a 3D printer from scratch and was using an Arduino Mega + RAMPS 1.4 to control it. A few weeks in I installed a heated bed to help my prints stick to the surface. The bed I bought was ...
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Can I resolder a power connections with a partially burnt board

Recently my RAMPS power connector caught fire while heating the heated bed. I suspect this was a defect caused by the connector, and de-soldered/removed it as best I could. I'm not an electrical ...
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RAMPS 1.6 power connector caught on fire while heating bed

I built a 3D printer from scratch originally using a RAMPS 1.4 shield with Arduino Mega as a controller. About a week into the printer being finished and working well I installed a heated bed. It ...
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Will the TMC2130 V3.0 stepper driver work with the Ramps 1.6 Plus board?

I want to buy the board Ramps 1.6 Plus. The description in the link says that is compatible with the driver TMC2130, but I found that there are two versions soldered in SPI mode. BIGTREETECH TMC2130 ...
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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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How to connect power and fan to RAMPS 1.6?

My RAMPS 1.4 board has failed. I bought a RAMPS 1.6 to replace it but : The old board had 4 power wires that went to 5 A and 11 A respectively. The RAMPS 1.6 has only 1 pair of power inputs....
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TMC connection error; SSD1306

I have some trouble with my small I2S OLED SSD1306. When enabled in Marlin 2.0.1 it shows up great buuuut with a bottom line saying TMC CONNECTION ERROR. M122 in ...
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Replacing RAMPS 1.4 for 1.6

During the assembly of my printer, I accidentally shorted the RAMPS 1.4 board, looking for a replacement I found the RAMPS 1.6 which would eliminate the need for a MOSFET power module. My question is,...
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Short circuit on RAMPS 1.6 board?

I have a RAMPS 1.6 board. After soldering my stepper drivers, I probed them for bridging and found a short where none should be. Digging deaper into it, my multimeter shows continuity between the 12V +...
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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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