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Finding a shredder for my failed prints
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there is a project called precious plastic and there is a plastic shredder, but it is a rather expensive solution. As I am waiting for parts for my Lyman extruder, my plan is to hammer the parts and ...

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Arduino and Ramps powering up
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The answer is, yes you can, but you need to follow guidelines. Reversing +/- or otherwise incorrectly connecting power can destroy your electronics and cause fire hazard. From RepRap wiki - RAMPS 1.4 ...

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What causes ripples on part of first layer?
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The first that I have in mind was connected with an acceleration, so you could play with it (set to half the current value and see the results) The other source of that could be drive belt that is ...

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TEVO Tarantula Z-Axis Lowering Too Far After Endstop Triggered
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The soldering in the Tevo components is very low quality as I replaced/resoldered most of the end-stops. As the gantry goes down - please ensure that the cable is not pulled over (no contact) and ...

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FreeCAD to design moving parts
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freeCad has a draft rotate function in DRAFT workbench: Select an object; Press the Draft Rotate button, then; Click to set the rotating point and rotate. You will get used to that after a few ...

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Help with a Tool Change Script
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As far as I can recognize, the g-code file cannot be evaluated by printer firmware. It is expected that slicer software will be aware of tool head selection and process tool changes according to g-...

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A4988 driver cooling specifications
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The answer to that question is not as simple as it looks as we don't see the hardware. Main issue is the current pointed by Himanshu, that generates most of the temperature in the silicon chip. I ...

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Weird stepper issue when setting up Marlin printer
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lower the moving speed of the Z-axis motor, search for homing feed rate in config.h as it looks like the given speed is to high.

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Stepper motors are not working when connected with RAMPS 1.4
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to help you to solve this problem - please see my checklist are the stepper drivers connected correctly (pin1 to pin1)? stepper wiring is accurate (1a-1a..2b-2b)? is there enough voltage provided to ...

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Adding a battery backup power supply
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This circuit is correct as it does the job (provides a charge and switch-over when needed). The only drawback could be that you need to ensure that the battery is sealed as during the charging ...

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Creality CR-10 Clogs and Underextrusion - Filament at fault?
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From attached pictures I can see that some of the printouts are not sticking enough to the bed (that can be a non-leveled bed). As you are printing directly on the glass ensure that the area is clean ...

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Problems with Z step
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as per base of the pink printout it looks like the bed is far below the nozzle (level the bed) to check the Z steps/mm setting, the best way will be to home it, then from menu move Z by 50mm and check ...

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Does Cura have an algorithm for any infill percentage or does it just have specific patterns?
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From what I can see, the only way to change the pattern is the manual way. There is still an open gate to create a plugin that could select the pattern - but that is rather a complex solution - unless ...

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RAMPS PLUS 2 and E1 socket problem (K200 Delta, but related to the PCB , not printer)
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Repetier reads configuration from the printer when a connection is established, so as long as it gets info about 2 heads it will display it. The best approach will be to disable heatbed or hotend ...

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Heatbed with zones?
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As the etched version is very impressive (thanks 0scar for that), there are other possibilities to build zones on the bed: Using resistance wire; Using a etched bed with zones. The challenge with ...

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Cura slicer, enforce Z move before layer change
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OK, after going via all the options I found that CURA has a combing mode which reduces retraction and offers another option which is Avoid Printed Parts When Traveling. That solves my problem.

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Anet A2 3D printer suddenly will not home X and Y
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Please check connections to the Y stepper first. You could replace cable from 'X' axis to test the connection. The noise from stepper mostly means a disconnected pin (broken connection), an obstacle ...

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Anet A8 (Prusa i3) Power Supply Fuse
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The fuse rating is same as described on the board - so that shall be no issue with it. My main concern is why the fuse is down? Was there a short-circuit? As this is mains fuse - that suggest a big-...

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Very old 3D Printer, which brand or type is this?
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As far as I can see on the pictures - the main board shall be capable to upload Marlin software and run smoothly. If you connect power and PC/Mac over the USB connection, then using Pronterface you ...

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How can I tell if an STL model will need supports?
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You could try to: Slice with slicer (Cura in my case) with support enabled. Search for text: TYPE:SUPPORT G0 F1800 X237.873 Y184.24 G0 X233.869 Y183.237 ;TYPE:SUPPORT G1 F1500 E562.81355 G1 F900 ...

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Marlin Minimum X/Y Feedrate
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What I could suggest here is: set the acceleration to 1 instead 0 so we have M201 X1 Y1 use G1 Xdest Ydest F3 - feed rate is given as an integer

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DQ542MA Blown Fuse
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If the fuse blows - there is a reason for that, so changing it for a higher rating without understanding the source of the problem is: Asking for fire!!! Every stepper has its own internal ...

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Fix ghosting problem (damping versus bolting printer to a desk)
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Personally, I would select the 2nd option. The forces and vibrations inside printer will propagate over every single part connected. Having that in mind, making rigid external frame is just a part of ...

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StoneFlower3D - how to pause a print?
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The extruder is connected to 3d printer mainboard as a stepper driver. That said it is not using standard stepper motor output, but it is fed directly from CPU digital pins. Please see OP reference ...

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What is the best way to dry filament?
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If we think about drying as a process, then we need to consider some factors: we need to get same humidity level on the spool that will require a good stable temperature and an air rotation (fan) ...

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Heated Bed not heating on original Prusa i3. Using a Ramps 1.4 EFB
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you can swap pins in Marlin firmware. When you download it from GitHub, there is a file called pins.h (please be aware that this file is an example), and you can play with your setup to skip the ...

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How to heat up a Printrbot's hotend using an SD card
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Sure there is. As you use Cura, you can grab any G-code file (you already have) and use it to set hotend temperature (delete the actual printing part from the file) to get something like this: ;...

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How to execute firmware command from gcode
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As your color is based on the temp reading, as far as I know, there is no G-code to read a temperature and push that value to another command. The way you can do it is: Static color change - use same ...

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Configuring BLTouch with Marlin firmware
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For security reasons, you cannot move Z until home position is applied to X, Y and Z. With the level sensor attached, we need to home X and Y, and then Z will be homed in the middle of the bed (as ...

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German RepRep Neo can't heat the extruder
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first, check the breakers pic source secondary stuff please see a list of item to check, that could point you to the source: heater cable cut/melted/loose => the best way will be to check the ...

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