Questions tagged [reprap]

For questions regarding RepRap (replicating rapid prototyper) project, its Firmware of the same name and related topics as FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication).

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Should I enclose my 3D Printer?

I have a home built RepRap with all sides open.. Would there be any advantage to enclosing the print area in acrylic?
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How to switch motor outputs and use E1 as X, in Marlin firmware?

I broke up my electronics and now the output for X is not working. The stepper is OK. There is any simple solution to remap the output pins? I want the E1 output to act as the X output.
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MKS 12864OLED Display setup

I've bought MKS 12864OLED and connected to my DIY 3d printer with Mega/RAMPS combination. In Marlin's configuration.h file there are these lines to uncomment: ...
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Arduino Mega voltage regulator overheats with RAMPS board

This is my problem: I'm assembling a 3D printer with the RAMPS 1.4 board and Arduino Mega. I have assembled the structure and the electronics (set drivers, placed the jumpers, connected stepper motors....
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Is the weather a problem for MDF frames?

I've acquired all the parts to build a Reprap Prusa i3 rework, the only missing part is the frame. I'm in doubt between a MDF cut (cheaper) or acrylic (more expensive), of course a cheaper one is my ...
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Dual extruder clogging problem

I have attached a dual extruder (2 in 2 out) to my 3D printer. There is a repeating problem of clogging while printing. I have fixed Chimera hotend. A big fan, which covers area more than the ...
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Can't manage to force my print to standby while I insert a nut - Prusa Slicer and Tronxy XY2 pro

I use the Prusa Slicer on a Tronxy XY-2 pro which I believe uses RepRap firmware. I believe it uses RepRap firmware because I had to input it into the Prusa Slicer initialization questions, but I'm ...