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Questions about a dual-extruding MakerBot Replicator

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Problems with noise, heat bed temperature and no X / Y endstop sensor on Makerbot Replicator 2X

I bought a used Makerbot Replicator 2X, and I have some problems printing with it. The first problem I run into is the first layer adhesion to the print bed, it seems like the temperature of the bed ...
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Using a MakerBot Replicator 1 dual (or clone like FlashForge Creator) with Cura

I have a Monoprice architect which is a barebones clone of the FlashForge Creator Pro, or Replicator 1 Dual. I have upgraded the power supply and added a heated bed and, after getting fed up with ...
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Monitoring X, Y, Z position of extruder in real time

I have a wooden first generation Replicator with dual extruders and I'm trying to get an X, Y, Z position from the printer to the computer in real time. Is that even possible? The firmware used by ...
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MakerBot replicator 2x glitches

I have access to a MakerBot Replicator 2X which I use to try to print ABS + dissoluble (both are MakerBot's original filaments). It is really a pain and the filaments most often gets clogged (80% of ...
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Can K-type thermocouple disconnects be used with thermocouple based 3D printers?

I currently have a Replicator 2 and a couple of clones. I'm a fairly experienced 3DP user and builder but one issue that I have over and over again is the very brittle screw type thermowell assemblies ...
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3D Printer Stringing after nth layer

Quick Question. My Printer is the CTC clone of the Makerbot Replicator Dual. For my past few prints after nth layer the print just starts to go stringy. Here is an ...
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Why does MakerBot Replicator heat the extruder and platform separately?

I am using a MakerBot Replicator 2x, and when it is heating the platform and extruder, it begins by heating the platform, and then after that is at 110C it goes on to heat the left extruder to 230C. ...
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Is it possible to use an aftermarket controller on a MakerBot?

I've got a dead MakerBot Replicator Dual and I'm not really interested in fixing it with about half the parts being proprietary, discontinued, and therefore very expensive. So, I'm wondering if it's ...
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MakerBot Replicator 1 Voltage Regulator Fix

My Replicator (you know, the one made of balsa wood) has blown a voltage regulator on its MightyBoard for the second time. The first time, MakerBot graciously replaced it. However, they replaced with ...