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Shocks and enclosures

First, let's get your physics straight: To make it moderately shock-resistant it's placed on a 50x50 cm concrete tile which is placed on 3 mm of foam. The foam reduces vibrations being redirected to ...
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CR-6 SE glass build plate - no lifting possible

I have had similar issues, and I have learned three tricks: Some slicers (i.e. Cura) let you specify the height of your first layer, and I have found that slowly incrementing up from 0.16 mm by 0.2 ...
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CR-6 SE rebooting at fixed moments in print

Turns out this is the behaviour of files that get corrupted. This has very little to do with the slicer and everything with how some SD cards are just intent on getting themselves a bad name. In this ...
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CR-6 SE glass build plate - no lifting possible

Am I doing something wrong? Did I destroy the "Carborundum" coating (silicon carbide) of the glass plate? I doubt it. Silicon carbide is tough stuff: it's a 9.5 on the Mohs hardness scale, ...
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CR-6 SE glass build plate - no lifting possible

It is likely the surface was damaged by the chemical cleaning, based on your description and octopus8's comment. If you are unable to mechanically release the print, there is a chemical method that ...
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How to restore languages to Creality CR-6 SE after firmware update?

Whenever the UI of a CR-6 doesn't function correctly after a firmware upgrade, either the firmware upgrade didn't go well or the firmware of the screen is no longer compatible with the firmware of the ...
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Raising E-steps on my CR-6 SE makes the extruder choppy

You cannot change the Vref of a UART operated stepper driver, setting the current directly is the way to go on UART operated stepper drivers; in fact that is actually what you are doing on non-UART ...
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Weird pattern on vertical surfaces on all prints

Seeing the infill from the outside is usually caused by having a thin wall or an incorrect wall thickness compared to your nozzle. Wall thickness should be a multiple of your nozzle diameter; so a .4 ...
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What kind of thermal paste do I need for a heatbed thermistor?

If you need it to hold the thermistor in place, there are thermally conductive electrically insulating potting compounds, such as Appli-Thane® 7300 Urethane that have a temperature range of -100 to ...
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