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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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Hardware emergency stop for RAMPS 1.6

Is it ok to make the stop switch simply interrupt the 12V power to RAMPS 1.6, while the Arduino board would still be powered via its power socket? I use the same 12V/8A to power both the Arduino board ...
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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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