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Raise3D Wi-Fi Protocol

I am interesting in connecting my RepRap printer to ideaMaker using the same Wi-Fi protocol they use for their Raise3D printers. I am sure I could emulate it using a Raspberry Pi if I knew the format ...
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Skipping y-steps, only when using Cura

In order to find out why my printer sometimes skips y-steps (always in the same direction) only in Cura, I am digging into the G-code to understand the problem better. However, thousands of lines of G-...
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Missing print steps in e-waste 3d printer

I'm trying to create a 3D printer based on this instructable, EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter. I have followed the steps provided there, and I'm facing the problem that the x-axis isn't able to move, i.e. the ...
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What's the best printing technique to produce splints (a device to immobilize a body part)?

One of the most interesting field in which the 3D Printing is being considered is the fabrication of biocompatible devices and parts for a medical applications. For that I am interesting in knowing ...
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Makerbot Smart extruder+ heat block and nozzle question

I am looking for information on the smart extruder+ heat block and nozzle? I have looked online and from several forums come to the conclusion it is either a MK10 or MK11 assembly. Can anyone shed ...
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Is the Prometheus system compatible with Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus?

I'm trying to figure out whether the Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus can easily be extended to print with two separate filaments using the Prometheus System by DisTech Automation (NOT with two separate hot ...
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Is Tetrahydrofuran viable for dissolving PLA and sticking PLA objects together?

According to Wikipedia, Tetrahydrofuran dissolves PLA. It also apparently dissolves PET. THF is considered a relatively nontoxic solvent, with the median lethal dose (LD50) comparable to that for ...
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Ender 3 Z-limit now unreliable - possible causes and solutions?

I had a couple of recent nozzle/bed crashes, so I now frequently do a manual bed levelling. I do these while the bed is heated to allow for expansion. Today i found, after levelling, a subsequent ...
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Print Software for Monoprice Dual Extruder

Back in 2015 I bought the Monoprice Dual Extruder 3D printer (I know it was a clone of a FlashForge or a Makerbot, but I don't remember which). I played with it for a while but we moved and I never ...
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How does the auto calibration mechanism for delta printers work

I am currently building my first self designed delta printer (because the Chinese kits lack mechanical stability). After setting up the firmware and some basic sizes (rods, z-height, ...), I tested ...
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Simplify3D and Davinci mini

Simplify3D is listing the XYZprinting Davinci mini as a compatible printer for their software. I would never buy such expensive software in combination with this printer if I didn't already think of ...
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Prusa i3 Mk2 (RepRapGuru kit) stops extruding mid-layer

So I've been fighting with this all weekend, figured I'd see if others have suggestions. When I attempt to print, my printer will go just fine until about the half way point on a layer, then there'...
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meshmodelling - remove parts of a mesh using uv map

Any idea which software they use to get the honeycomb pattern? I just read a nice article about the “Design of a Patient Specific, 3D printed Arm Cast”. (https://knepublishing.com/index.php/KnE-...
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Extruder motor not functioning after G29 command

On my anet A8 3 printer, running skynet. When I do not use the G29 command, Auto Bed Level, the printer won't print and just extrudes plastic in mid air. But when I do use the G29 command it will home ...
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What kind of galvos are used in Moai SLA printers?

There are some very cheap SLA printers available, working with galvo scanners and 405 nm lasers to expose a fluid resin. I am looking for the galvos which are used in these projects. Does anyone know ...

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