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Can I repurpose the ISP pins in the lower right corner of the Melzi board?

In theory, you can; but, you may need those pins to attach an external programmer to bring your system back to life when playing around with the code. Here are a couple of articles that could help if ...
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Bed leveling method not working with Repetier firmware 0.92.9?

As a guess, you are using the wrong command. If set for n x n grid, you get 3 point measurement with G29, but that is not auto leveling, it is just setting Z height - based on average height at 3 ...
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G-code firmware for handheld plotter (Arduino)

Your question may be useful to people interested in 3d printing (the purpose of this SE Site) so, even though you're not asking a 3d printing question per se, I think this answer will be helpful... ...
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3D printer stepper motors only going one direction and skipping in the other

From an electrical standpoint, a two-phase stepper motors (what most 3D printers use) works the same backwards and forwards, the phase just reverses. If you are stalling on only one direction, I ...
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Delta printer distortion

I bet your towers are not standing straight (vertical) or your bed is not clearly horizontal I've recreated your picture with some assumptions (for example that your SW calculates properly and your ...
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Under extrusion towards the end of the print

Do anyone have any ideas? What this can be? How can I fix this? At least judging from the pictures, that does seem like under-extrusion. Some ideas for further investigating the issue. The problem ...
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Perplexing Y-axis shifting problem - only in positive y direction, and only on moves of a very specific radius

You see this for a few reason. First you are going too fast and you are getting belt shift from the whip lash. You can mitigate that by going slower and adjusting your Jerk settings to lower. Though ...
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Export firmware as a .hex

Current versions of Arduino IDE Use the menu option in the Arduino IDE: Sketch ► Export Compiled Binary See post #6 from the thread How to get hex file from arduino files ?: Well, since it was ...
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Is Marlin capable to work with binary G-code?

No. Marlin only supports ASCII G-code, and does not (currently) support binary format. According to the List of Firmware, Repetier is the only firmware that supports binary G-code. Moreover, verifying ...
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How should I go about printing easily removable rafts?

As comments suggest, a raft is not all that popular. Consider using a brim/skirt instead. I've had excellent luck with a 4-mm skirt, printing onto blue painter's tape. (Unless you consider it bad ...
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Building new Repetier firmware for a delta printer (D-force)

You, obviously, do actually have a Z-probe, but in case another user does not, or you decide not to use yours, I will cover both cases (with and without a Z-probe). Z-probe not present If not, then ...
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Adjusting Bed Temp values on Monoprice/Wanhao I3 (Repetier Firmware)

It is completely normal for the surface of the bed to be cooler than the indicated temperature. The thermistor goes on the underside of the bed, near the heating traces. The top of the bed (which is ...
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Distortion calibration on XY plane in Repetier

Skew distortion in deltas means there is something physically wrong with your printer build, such as the towers not being evenly spaced or being tilted. The first thing you should do is confirm the ...
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First layer - not even infill

You're not sticking to your bed. Adjust your bed height. You are too far. Otherwise you are going too fast and or too hot. Calibrate the bed. Reduce speed. Then adjust temps. Also could be material ...
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Bed leveling method not working with Repetier firmware 0.92.9?

Delta bed leveling has been dodgy in Repetier for a long time. There are a number of fixes occurring in the dev branch right now (June 2016) if you look at Github. So it's getting better, but I wouldn'...
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Repetier Host stops sending commands to printer when switching Windows user

Is it possible that in updating Repetier you inadvertently installed it for a single user rather than for everyone? If so, that might account for its stopping when the user is changed.
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MKS board losing power after endstop installation

Have you tried plugging in the plugging the Z and/or Y end stops into the X position? This could tell you if it's actually the end stops or the board. EDIT: Also, if the Z and/or Y end stops seem to ...
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How do I calibrate temperature control in a Repetier firmware?

When applying a voltage directly to the heater element, it should heat up very fast. You could measure the resistance of the heater element. A 12 V heater element of 40 Watt should have a ...
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Baud rate for Ender 3 on Repetier Host (Debian)

Your firmware configuration may vary (probably worth checking what you have set), but from The Ender 3 configuration is set to 115200 baud rate #12174, the standard baud rate seems to be 115200. I ...
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Offset in X or Y axis

There are two things which shouldn't be mixed. Position of the object relative to its own coordinate system. In general object doesn't have specific position stored inside. Which is obvious as ...
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Prusa XI3 not printing correctly with Repetier Host

In order to try a short answer even though you already found a change to Cura helped the issue. With that additional info we can conclude that your printer per se is working fine. To me, if the ...
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Help with Repetier firmware variables (Dimension Dual Delta - J Group Robotics)

Each of the settings have informative comments written just before the setting's #define, so reading those can point you in the right direction - if the required ...
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Help with Repetier firmware (probably locked and licensed)

The firmware is not really locked by the OEM1, you just need to upload (or, as you say burn) a new version. This is not unusual2. Repetier is just like any other firmware that uses Arduino boards. ...
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Print failing when connecting mains loads

I have had the same Issue with my Maker select prusa printer, the way I found that best combats this is to attach the printer to a UPS and avoid attaching any High draw devices from the same circuit. ...
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Delta printer distortion

Well, you have two main issues: 1.- Your calculation for stepping is a little wrong, for example your firmware indicates 2315.84 when you need 2321.70 (REMEMBER this is an example and is not accurate)...
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How to switch E0 to E1 for extruder?

If you go through the Repetier-Firmware configuration tool for version 1.0.2 you can select the E1 stepper for the E0 extruder (or whatever stepper you want to use for it) in the tools tab sheet. I'm ...
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How should I go about printing easily removable rafts?

I have been able to get rafts that peel off by editing the g-code after the raft has finished and adding an M104 set temperature command telling my printer to cool the nozzle down to about 40 degrees ...
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Can't connect printer to repetier-server on RPI3

Thanks to the repetier team on git hub, we found that the problem came from a permission issue on /dev/ttyUSB0, as the user repetierserver couldn't access it. ...
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Turn off heated bed in Repetier?

A workaround would be to post-process your gcode files manually removing all M140 and M190 instructions (the one setting heated ...
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Under extrusion towards the end of the print

This doesn't look like a configuration error. It seems very likely this is a partial hotend jam. This happens sometimes because of stale filament but most often by not cooling down the heat sink (...
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