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SLA printing: piece does not stick to supporting structures

I have tried to print the piece upside-down with the cave part facing down and it worked. Since the printer prints upside down, positioning the cave part facing up creates a suction-cup effect on the ...
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How to print Lego bricks?

You can't print a LEGOTM Brick, because you are not Lego System A/S. The best you can do is print a brick that is compatible with LEGOTM bricks. Also note that Lego Systems A/S has more than 600 US ...
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How much time should take for UV lamp to cure resin?

If the SLA Resin is not curing under the lamp after several hours, it is likely the lamp is not emitting the correct wavelength of UV light to properly cure your resin. Typical SLA resins cure at ...
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Printing and slicing big pieces with Elegoo Mars (Pro)

I actually found it easier to export my model as a single STL file, and then to open up 3D builder. It has a tool that let's you create a flat plane, and then slice a model into pieces using it. So ...
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Printing and slicing big pieces with Elegoo Mars (Pro)

With so many questions, I'll provide a suggestion for your first one, the alignment option. There's a 12 minute YouTube video showing how to use Meshmixer (free, multi-platform) to create alignment ...
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Resin prints pulling away from build platform

It's difficult to tell from the image, but one aspect of resin printing that you want to consider when placing a model is the cross-sectional area for each layer. You'll see prints that could be ...
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Old printed object deformed over time

Those are cracks as a result of overstressing due internal stresses to further curing of the print over the course of time (stress cracks). Most probably the print wasn't cured properly or slicing ...
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Elegoo Mars 3 Pro USB drive formatting?

Disk Utility can be used to format the drive, but first, you'll need to change the view settings to enable the Scheme options when erasing the drive. In Disk Utility, from the View menu, select Show ...
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Does the Elegoo Mars printer support additional file formats?

It also works with the .photon format of the Photon slicer. It is only marginally better than ChituBox though.
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Resin printer LCD breaks if layer is too big

I've tried updating the firmware... aaand here is most likely your problem. Your Firmware update most likely did not handle properly, resulting in a corrupted firmware. Reinstallation of the firmware ...
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Old printed object deformed over time

You should probably cure more, but curing should not be complete during print, or the layer will not stick properly. Also, when you cure with UV light or the sun after the print is completed, you can ...
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Engraved text (on a cylinder). The printer wasnt able to display the font style correctly,

Printers know not of Fonts All the 3D printer knows are movement commands. The slicer is turning the model into movement commands. The design suit defines the model. So if your slicer is not printing ...
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Engraved text (on a cylinder). The printer wasnt able to display the font style correctly,

You could try making the text in the 3D model more bold than you want it, then if the printer prints it less bold, it will come out with the desired boldness.
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Deep ridges in all of my prints

Open Resins degrade If photopolymer resin is sitting open a long time, its curing behavior can degrade. One of the effects of degrading resin is, that it might not harden to the same point in the same ...
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What causes the FEP to be dented during resin printing?

The rook is normally difficult to remove, it's designed this way. Have you tried resetting the height of you build Plate? If it makes a grinding sound when doing the first 2 or three layers your build ...
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ELEGOO Mars failed prints every time

let's go step by step - and rule out the unlikely sources. Since you get at least some results, UV source and screen seem unlikely. Then you might want to make sure that the resin is ok. Let's try to ...
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