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Monoprice MP10 Mini, can't get a decent print

I recently bought my first 3D printer, a Monoprice MP10 Mini. Unfortunately not a nice choice so far. I calibrated the printer 3 times and after every print the Z axis seems to be completely off. As ...
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Inconsistent wall width

So I'm trying to calibrate my flow and I'm printing the walls of a 20x20x20 mm cube. I have a 0.4 mm nozzle and I'm printing 2 wall lines and ideally I should end up with a wall thickness of ...
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How to make Cura generate G-code with desired feed rate?

I am trying to calibrate maximum print speeds I can achieve on my printer. To do this I have created a large test-cube where I am only going to print the outer wall. I will use this to determine what ...
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How can I print to my FLSUN QQ over WIFI

I want to be able to control my FLSUN QQ over wifi, and don't have octoprint or a raspberry pi to run it on.
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Disable Marlin PID, and start print manual

The thermistor of the hotend of my printer broke, at the moment I have no way to replace it, due to the global situation with the virus. In my hands I have one of these industrial PIDs which is ...
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Auto bed leveling offset issue

I'm using an Ender 3 with a new upgraded board SKR 1.3 Marlin bugfix 2.0 auto bed leveling I use EZABL. for the EZABL I followed their tutorial for Marlin 2.0 since I don't use the unified firmware. ...
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How to add a proper fillet to corner of a cuboid in Fusion 360?

I am a total beginner to Fusion 360. I need to add a fillet. Look at the picture to get better idea.
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Filament getting stuck after 1.5 hours of printing

Problem: After about 1.5 hours of printing on my modified Anet A8 the (converted to Bowden) extruder begins to make a clicking noise. The filament is not being pushed through the hotend (E3D V6, it is ...
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Prusa MINI 0.6 mm nozzle print fail

Setup: Prusa MINI with 0.6 mm Nozzle. Firmware 4.0.5 Bootloader version 1.0.0 Buddy board 1.0.2 Prusa Slicer 2.2.0 Using the OctoPrint 1.4.0 on OctoPi 0.17.0 with serial connection. Find the G-...
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Deltaprinter scratches print

About a year a go I bought a Tevo Little Monster second hand. It was a little dirty but (as far as I could see) unmodified. I put away that noisy "MKS SBASE"-board with smoothieware and installed a ...
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Print gets worse with every layer - Ender 3

First of all, I'm still new to this 3D printing and I've bought myself a second hand Ender 3 with some mods done to it. I've successfully printed with PLA in different colors. But now the succeeds ...
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How to solve burnt blobs on Prusa MK3S (PETG)?

As stated above, I am trying to solve a problem I've had for a long time. Unfortunately, this has recently intensified to the point where it causes layer splitting/detaching from each other. I have ...
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Thermal Stress Cracking During Heat-Up on Glass Heated Bed

About two months ago, I added a heated bed to my custom 3D printer in order to print larger ABS parts for my research project. The heated bed (the PCB kind) was not new, but taken from an old printer ...
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TMC5160 Overheating

I am trying to do a project using stepsticks to drive stepper motors. I am currently testing the wiring of stepsticks on a breadboard using a stepper from CD driver and an old laptop charger. I ...
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Can't create image to G-code software for CNC to process

For the last 3 months I have been working on a CNC drawing machine but to this day I can't get the algorithm for line detection so I came here. I can't understand only one part and it is CAM the (...
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Access uncapped 5 V output on 3D printer controller board

Typically in Arduinos, most of the 5 V outputs that have a limited amount of current (40 mA). Are there any 3D printer boards, or is there even a more usual spot, where you can get a 5&...
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Extruder spins for a few seconds after layer changes

Sometimes my Extruder will start spinning pointlessly fast and long. Youtube Video showing the problem This Issue only happens: When printer has finished a Layer and moved up to the next (right ...
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The filament is almost impossible to remove

Most people complain about the filament not sticking on build plate but mine is vice versa. At first it used to be very good. When I removed the magnetic bed the project would come off easily but for ...
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Longer LK4 Pro moving to corner mid print

My printer is the Longer LK4 Pro, and I just got it 2 days ago. When I started to print some objects, on a certain layer, the printer would stop and move to the far right corner of my bed. What can I ...
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Adding custom M or G codes to Marlin 2.0

Adding custom M Codes to Marlin doesn't work for Marlin 2.0 How would one go about adding custom G codes or M Codes to Marlin 2.0? The Marlin_main.cpp file does not exist. In general for Marlin 2.0,...
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Printer starts normally then becomes insanely slow

After having replaced the Creality factory firmware by a recompiled one to manage a BLTouch sensor I have the following behavior on my CR-X (mainboard Creality V2.2, firmware Marlin 1.1.6 + additions ...
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How to resume an unfinished project

I was printing a lid for a box in my Ender 3 pro printer. But I don't know why it stopped printing and moved aside when it does in finished printings. This happened at midnight and I didn't see it ...
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What hotend designs exist as paired all-metal and PTFE-lined versions?

I know that the E3D V6 hotend exists in both the all-metal V6 version, and the PTFE-lined Lite6 version with the same mount and form factor. What other hotend designs are available like this?
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All-metal hotends are less forgiving / not as good for PLA — but how bad?

Currently, I'm using a Creality printer to print PLA (that's what I have on hand) but I'm definitely interested in working with other materials that require higher temperatures (both much higher, and ...
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Paper as build surface - how will that work?

I have a Creality Ender 3 that needs a build surface (both the build-tak sticker and the removable stiff backer). My dad has been pestering me to try using paper as a disposable surface. I am hesitant ...
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Bilinear Mesh ABL Over Compensation

I recently added an SKR mini e3 1.2 flashed with Marlin and a BLTouch to my Ender 3. I've run through the setup and have G29 creating the mesh before my prints correctly. If I generate a mesh like: <...
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OctoPrint won't stop my print with a pause

Using the PrusaSlicer I discovered that we are able to insert a pause in mid print. I wanted to use such feature to insert a lens in my print so I don't have to glue 2 parts to make my magnifying ...
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PID autotune fails with a temp too high

Working on upgrading my Ender 3 to a dual extruder setup using the Winsinn dual hot end and MKS Base V1.6 motherboard using Marlin FW 2.0.5 and am unable to get the PID autotune to work. When I start ...
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Replicator Mini Homing Loop

I am having 2 issues with my Replicator mini. the first issue is that at random times, I will do something on the computer, like tell the printer to unload the filiment or start a print. I will then ...
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How to remove a stripped nozzle

A few months ago I got an Ender 5 printer. After a few successful prints with only PLA, I started getting a lot of issues. The last time I came back after an hour and there was just a bird's nest ...
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Can't print the top part of a circle

I'm trying to print the painter's tripod from this tutorial: I can't get it to finish the print. It always fails towards the top when it's closing the circles. I've tried brims and even glue for ...
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Shortage of Specifically Grey PLA?

Is it just me, or is everyone out of just plain gray 1.75 mm gray PLA? Including HatchBox, Overture, and AmazonBasics. Is there a specific reason for this?
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Issues With Cura 4.6.1 Effecting Text Width On The Initial Layer

I'm have an issue where Cura 4.6.1 is effecting the width of certain characters if the part is orented to print them on the the bottom. The initial layer seems to be the only layer that is effected. ...
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Use fixation holes instead heated bed

I think that heated bed have some disadvantages - they arent always reliable, they consume additional electrical power. I can imagine one way how HB can be replaced - in some flat surface - glass or ...
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First layer rippling and no filament in the certain areas

Hello I'm new to 3D printing and I noticed some problem with my print. I've print it 3 times and relevel the bed now, I found that the right lower corner always have holes, some string problem ...
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What software to scan this object? [closed]

What software that can scan this object (it's less than an inch) for 3D printing? I dont know any CADs.
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Sketchup Free STL import in FreeCAD not working with Fasteners Workbench

Hoping to get some help with something I'm trying to accomplish. Unfortunately, due to my being a noob with 3D modeling in general, I'm coming here for hopefully more direct help. ...
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Can UV cure inside opaque or more massive printed object?

From what I understand, UV curing of resin prints works by starting a chemical reaction that hardens the resin permanently. Also, a curing step after print is needed to speed up the print and also to ...
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Still got poor printing quality after calibrating my Anycubic Predator

I've got an Anycubic Predator (aka Anycubic D). I followed the official instructions and leveled my printer. The first annoying problem I ran into is that after the auto-leveling, the level test ...
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Optimum ratio of line width to layer thickness for overhang performance?

When I have overhangs in my model, Cura colors them red. However, I noticed if I make layer thickness thinner, the red area is reduced or disappears. This could mean that thinner layer thickness is ...
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Homing X and Y after stopping print through display

How can I include homing X and Y of a Marlin firmware operating printer after I press the stop printing in the display? In which folder I need include the command?
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How do I compress 3D files

I'm trying to compress different 3D files, but find it difficult to find the right software to compress the file. What are the most suitable 3D file compressors to compress 3D files like STL, OBJ and ...
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RAMPS 1.4 LED 2 blinking when trying to heat up bed

On my i3 clone I've been trying to add the Anycubic i3 Ultrabase to my RAMPS 1.4 board and after adding the necessary configurations in the Marlin firmware I can heat up the bed. The issue is that it ...
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Duplicator I3 Mini V2 bed heating

My Duplicator I3 Mini V2 is having adherence problems. The heated bed will not stay heated once printing starts. What am I doing wrong?
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Prevent raising Z-axis after homing

I've recently configured my Bigtreetech mini e3 v1.2, and I have every aspect of the printer running well except for the initialized homing sequence (the problem is sometimes small enough to where I ...
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Dots in Cura on Prepare-mode

When I load a figure in Cura 4.6.1 I get weird dots all over my figure in Prepare-mode. How come, and can I turn it off? It's on every model I load :( I am fairly ...
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FLSUN QQ doesn't print and stops at Z=15 mm

When I try to print something that is not the test model already on the SD, which means when I try to slice something in Cura 4 and than I start the print, the nozzle stops at Z=15 mm and only ...
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Face where there should be no face

When importing this .stl file in Creality Slicer another face appears in the middle when viewed in layered view. This face is not visible in my 3d modeling software Blender. I tried cleaning up the ...
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CTC i3 Y-axis thin / no filament deposition

I have this CTC i3 printer; when I print square test prints, as it moves along the Y-axis back to zero (front). It extrudes lines but very thin or none at all. But opposite direction along the Y axis ...
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Nozzle jiggles when screwing into heating block

I've had the Ender 5 Pro, as is, for 3 months. After I tried a cheap PLA filament (maybe too cheap), it clogged the nozzle. I cleaned it, but any other filament I have would have similar problems ...

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