Questions tagged [x-axis]

Use this tag for questions related to specific movement of the X direction of the printer - Questions about a machine or 3D model's X-axis

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Bulging on distinctive lengths along the X-Axis (on all layers)

I have massive print-quality issues on my Anycubic Vyper. As you can see on the first, third and fourth image, there is some sort of bulging or shifting happening. The issue seems to be related to the ...
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Ender 3 v2 X-axis home fails

I have a problem. I upgraded my Ender 3 v2 for direct drive and added CR Touch. Updated software to bugfix-JyersUI v2.0.1. Now if I turn on my printer first homing X-axis moves to the left clicks one ...
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When Z-axis is autohoming the print head moves too far to the right and starts grinding

Installing BLTouch on Ender 3 with SKR Mini E3 v2 motherboard, flash the firmware and do the first autohome, X and Y-axis autohome to the endstops just fine, but then the print head moves to the ...
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Creality Ender 3 -X-axis moves too much

I just assembled Ender 3 and noticed that the X-axis movement doesn't correspond to the commands. When I make it move 1 mm with the encoder it moves 16 mm. Everything is in the "out of the box&...
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Strange vertical lines on X-axis direction of parts

This one is turning out to be a real head-scratcher. I'm running a stock Creality CR-10S and there seems to be a single line approx 45° across the print on the X-axis direction. I have attached images ...
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Ender 3 - X Axis Cannot Reach True Home

After a year of printing smaller models, I finally went to print something that would take up most of the build plate from left to right and realized that my nozzle cannot reach "true" X ...
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Ender 3 X Axis stops moving mid print at random times, only makes Y movements after

I have an Ender 3 that suddenly starting having an issue. The X-axis belt randomly stops moving when extruding the first layer. It doesn't always stop at the same exact spot, but once it stops, the ...
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Is it an issue when X-axis rods are able to slide in their mounting bracket?

While disassembling my printer, I found that the X-axis rods were able to be slide back and forth within their mounting bracket. This seems like it could lead to this axis shifting from vibration ...
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Anet A8 X axis drive-gear wobble

I've recently noticed that the pulley driving the X-axis belt on my Anet A8 is wobbling quite a lot. I took out my calipers and sure enough the hole wasn't centred. I ordered a new pulley (from a ...
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X and Y axes don't move after upgrading to TMC2100 drivers

I had noisy DRV8825 drivers for my extruder E0 and X, Y, Z axes. I upgraded all to LV8729 drivers but they were still noisy, so I bought two TMC2100 drivers for the X and Y axes and two LV8729 for the ...
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X axis stops working sometimes on my Tronxy X5SA

This is regarding the circuit of my 3D printer Tronxy X5SA's stepper motor for X axis. I had an observation: It has a cooling fan (40X10 24V) which is having issues lately - it stops working sometimes,...
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Creality Ender 3 X axis homing issue

I bought an Ender 3 recently. Auto-home is on the right front moving away from the end stop. I did reverse the wiring of the X axis motor, it did not work. I had Marlin 2.x uploaded, it didn't work ...
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Drift and stuttering on prints

I stopped using my Monoprice Maker Ultimate (re-branded Wanahao Duplicator 6) for a couple of weeks and am getting a seemingly random drift with all my prints now when re-attempting printing. I also ...
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Anycubic i3 Mega layer shifting

My Anycubic I3 Mega shifts every layer by a little distance making straight model lean to it's side by an angle. For example, this white round blob should've been a straight up cylindrical shape, but ...
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Ender 3 X-axis belt orientation

What is the correct orientation for the X-axis belt? I first thought to place the smooth side down to match the tensioner bearing, but then changed it to match the motor pulley.
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Ender 3 X-axis values are not correct

So I just got the Ender 3 and have been trying to print out a part. However, I noticed the printer is trying to print the part, which should be centered in the bed, on the left side. I performed the ...
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Ender 3 X axis not level

I've been aware ever since I got it that my Ender 3's X-axis isn't level. Measuring from the top of it to the top of the frame, the right-hand (positive) side is about 4.7mm higher than the left. ...
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X and Y homing issues

I get an error: printer halted. (kill() called! Any time I home my machine's X or Y axis. I have just installed a 3D touch auto bed level sensor, ironically it ...
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