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by Mac The Knife
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Artemis
Topic: sudden under-voltage barrage.
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: sudden under-voltage barrage.

Power supply is prolly going out.
by Mac The Knife
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: EZR Struder clicking
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: EZR Struder clicking

I assume you re-used the stepper motors from the printers, for the new extruders. With both printers in the same room, I would compare the extruder motor temperature on each one,,,,, if the one that is skipping is cooler than the other one, I'd bump up the current some more.
by Mac The Knife
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Scorpius™?
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: Scorpius™?

I suspect it's a replacement for the Orion.
by Mac The Knife
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Scorpius™?
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Scorpius™?

So I see a new forum titled "Scorpius™" So when will the details for this latest printer drop?
by Mac The Knife
Fri May 31, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rostock Max --Hotend Jams
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Rostock Max --Hotend Jams

There should be a piece of teflon tube in there. It should be around 1-3/4" to 1=7/8" long.
by Mac The Knife
Thu May 30, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: If not MatterControl, then...?
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: If not MatterControl, then...?

Simplify 3d.
by Mac The Knife
Tue May 21, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: bed temperature
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: bed temperature

Does it seem to take the bed longer to heat up also? I would check the terminals on the RamBO board, check that the screws are tight, as the connection can loosen over time with the repeated heat cycles.
by Mac The Knife
Mon May 20, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: OTHER Electronics
Topic: Stepper wiring mismatch?
Replies: 5
Views: 993

Re: Stepper wiring mismatch?

I assume it still holds true with the Duet,,,,, Don't plug, or unplug the motor wires while the board is powered up.
by Mac The Knife
Mon May 20, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Rostock MAX v4
Topic: Dual extrusion feed kits V3/V4
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Dual extrusion feed kits V3/V4

Yes, you can set the steps per millimeter at a different value for the extruder motor, that's how you would do the initial setup for extrusion rate. 80 is a starting point, but may have to be fine tuned depending upon the drive gear, etc.
by Mac The Knife
Mon May 20, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: printer continues in "dry run" after hardware failure notice
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

Re: printer continues in "dry run" after hardware failure notice

What printer do you have? and what hotend is on it? If it's the old hotend, one of the resistors may be burnt out.
by Mac The Knife
Thu May 16, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Rostock MAX v4
Topic: Dual extrusion feed kits V3/V4
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Dual extrusion feed kits V3/V4

Yes.
by Mac The Knife
Mon May 13, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v3
Topic: v3.2 Stepper Motor upgrade?
Replies: 9
Views: 1078

Re: v3.2 Stepper Motor upgrade?

But wait, let's get this straight as I'm shortly modding my V3s to DUET boards, quote: When I updated my v3 to 3.2, I didn't change the motors . It's not a requirement, just a "nice to have". Keep in mind that if you don't change the stepper motors, you'll need to tweak the config.g file for the Du...
by Mac The Knife
Mon May 06, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No Power to Rambo [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 563

Re: No Power to Rambo

You did remove the fuses from the board when you checked them?
by Mac The Knife
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: SolidWorks
Topic: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

Re: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?

In my library of CAM, I have SheetCAM, MeshCAM, and V-Carve. The CAM portion of Fusion360 really kicks it up several notches with the tool libraries, and the adaptive machining. Watching it rough out a pocket in aluminum, using a 1/4" endmill, with a depth of cut set at 1/4" is amazing. I did have m...
by Mac The Knife
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: SolidWorks
Topic: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

Re: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?

The CAM that's built into Fusion 360 works pretty well.
by Mac The Knife
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: SolidWorks
Topic: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

Re: Need a Free SOLIDWORKS Trial?

i use Solidworks at work, but I have my own subscription of Fusion 360. I can't see see spending $4,000.00 for solidworks, when I get way more out of Fusion 360 for only $310.00 a year.
by Mac The Knife
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: B3 Innovations out of business?
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: B3 Innovations out of business?

That would be a pretty good sign.
by Mac The Knife
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: PEI print bed surface experiments
Replies: 974
Views: 163109

Re: PEI print bed surface experiments

The 3M tape that came with my PEI works really well, although I did have it fail when I had it roughed up to much and printed to close with PLA. Nothing is fool proof.
by Mac The Knife
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: I'm back and wanting to upgrade
Replies: 14
Views: 960

Re: I'm back and wanting to upgrade

When using the Duet board, you would not need sound dampening,,,,, nor would you want to anyways since it would effect the print. You would set the Duet drivers to run in Interpolated mode, which makes them quieter. Also, I just checked, the Duet 2 will run G02 and G03 codes,,,, it would be up to th...
by Mac The Knife
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Extruder?
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Extruder?

Did you check the current settings for the steppermotor in the firmware? I'm assuming you changed out the steppermotor also.
by Mac The Knife
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Layer Shifting
Replies: 43
Views: 2438

Re: Layer Shifting

Err...what do you mean by sprockets? The little gears on the motors? I checked everything I could for tightness but that was just the jiggle-test. Using Matterhackers PLA. I can try 200 again. Your statement "When moving the effector around to feel for a snag I noticed something funny. My Y to...
by Mac The Knife
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SE 300 Hot End Leaking (PLA)
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: SE 300 Hot End Leaking (PLA)

Yes, when ever you remove or loosen the nozzle. The nozzle is supposed to be seated to the end of the heatbreak, with the aluminum heater block holding them together. Since aluminum expands more than the brass nozzle, and the stainless steel heat break, they become unseated when it gets to temperatu...
by Mac The Knife
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: SE 300 Hot End Leaking (PLA)
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: SE 300 Hot End Leaking (PLA)

Out of curiosity, after you reinstalled the nozzle, you did preheat it to around 240, and retightened the nozzle before printing?
by Mac The Knife
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Stop during Calibration
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: Stop during Calibration

Check that the wiring harness is still securely seated in the connector on the hotend,,,,, assuming you "upgraded" to the 280 hotend.

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