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Z-axis endstop not functioning after Marlin Firmware installation

After gaining more of an understanding of how Marlin works, I decided to look through the the pins file for the motherboard I am using "pins_ULTIMAIN_2.h". Sure enough, It had a the wrong pin number ...
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Difficult to remove support material

Print/material specific settings If you are printing too hot with too less distance, the support just fuses to the print object. Extra cooling, lower print temperature and support distance should be ...
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Correct nozzle replacement

This is a so-called MK10 nozzle, it is larger than the normal nozzles you find (as you found out). There are quite a few questions on this nozzle, with e.g. this answer or this answer. This nozzle ...
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Correct nozzle replacement

What part fits? A replacement nozzle needs to fit 3 parameters: Thread diameter and pitch need to match up, to allow mounting Thread length should be close to the original to allow secure fastening ...
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Important build plate characteristics/qualities

If your printer's heated bed still works, but the sticker has been ripped in some places: You can try and remove the rest of the sticker, clean the metal plate under the sticker (perhaps with ...
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Monoprice Maker Ultimate Extrudes Too Much Filament At Start

Changing the Simplify3D start script to this will change the nozzle purge to the same length as what was on your SD card. ...
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Loose brass heater block

The silver looking cylindrical nut (with the flat faces) between the brass block and the black metal plate is the heat break of the assembly. The brass block should be tightly fit to this heat break. ...
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Difficult to remove support material

Test out a couple different types and z distances. I've found that the 'lines' type on Cura turns out very well - they are generally easy to remove and leave few artifacts on the part. Some types of ...
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Wanhao Duplicator 6 / Monoprice Maker Ultimate thread pitch or number of steps?

If you navigate to e.g. the Marlin printer firmware configuration file for the Wanhao Duplicator 6 you will find that the steps per mm are defined as: ...
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Drift and stuttering on prints

I shook off my laziness and disassembled the mounts holding the stepper motors and tightened the belts. After doing so the drift was resolved.
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Increase hotend temperature on Monoprice Ultimate 2

Ok, first of all you need to understand why the limit is given at 250 °C: that's when the hotend design chosen by the Monoprice starts to destroy its PETG liner. To print hotter, you'd need an unlined ...
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Build plate (PEI on glass) isn't flat after several months of use?

Looking at the picture, the first thing that came to mind was, "are you sure it's the bed?". The height variance looks very regular, and while I'm unfamiliar with this printer's specific mechanics, ...
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Difficult to remove support material

It’s possible to use a heat gun to smooth it off after removing the majority of the supports. It creates a glossy effect as well.
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Difficult to remove support material

Changing slicer settings will ultimately help with future prints, but there is a tool that has been an absolute god send to me for cleaning up hard to clean up prints. Please, go pick one up. You ...
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