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How does the home position work on a Prusa i3 RepRap Printer?

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3 answers
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Tips for not burning out my Arduino Mega or catching something on fire when wiring a Prusa i3?

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3 answers
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When building a RAMPS 1.4 based printer, can I safely plugin just some of the components to test if they are working?

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How to use a multimeter to test how many amps RAMPS is pulling?

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How do I wire the z-axis motors in parallel on the Prusa i3?

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1 answer
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Is this fuse a good choice for my Prusa i3's power supply and RAMPS 1.4?

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1 answer
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How is a J-Head Extruder Head attached to the Prusa i3 rework?

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Are these the right types of electrical connectors for hooking my Switching Power Supply up to a wall outlet?

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Frightened of Cheap Chinese Power Supply as I hook up the heated bed

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Silver Solder specifications for hot end heating element

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How do you make sure you have the right voltage on the trimpots on an A4988 stepper driver?

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1 answer
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Do I have to buy all new components if I were to get a RAMPS 1.4 that supports 24 V power?

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1 answer
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Should I comment out the code for what I am not testing when loading the test firmware for Ramps 1.4?

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What grade of wire is required for the heating element on a J-Head extruder?

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What kind of silicone glue should I use to attach my thermsistors?

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Are the thermsistors identical for both the heatbed and the extruder head?

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Do the TW, THW and THHN or THWN wire insulation types matter in terms of powering RAMPS 1.4 or the MK2a Heat Bed?

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How to properly use Polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam with the heated bed?

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What does "Uses Mains Voltage" mean on this 200*200mm Square Silicone Heater Pad?

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1 answer
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Connecting Sain Smart Mechanical End Stops to Ramps 1.4?

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What does the trimpot on my Switching Power Supply do?

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808 views

Safely Hooking a Switch up to an OEM Power Supply?

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395 views

What solder specs are safe to use when soldering wires to an Mk2a heat bed?

3 votes
1 answer
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My endstops have 4 female plugs, but the examples on the RepRap Prusa i3 Site have 3; what are each of them for?

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1 answer
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How do I determine that the electronics are working with the test firmware?

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1 answer
746 views

Can I use a multimeter to test the outgoing voltage of this power supply?

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1 answer
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Can I use 20 gauge wire for my Mk2a Heatbed?

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2 answers
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In the standard PC Cable Wire that goes from the wall outlet to the switching power supply, are they standard and what are the wire specifications?

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1 answer
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Attaching the resistor for the J-Head Extruder with Type 44 Non-Contaminating Heat Sink Compound?

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1 answer
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What kind of filter do I need for the enclosure of a 3d printer? [duplicate]