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by Xenocrates
Fri May 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Heat bed fault
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

Re: Heat bed fault

Yes, you can test a thermistor with a multimeter. There are a few things to check. Make sure it is not shorting to the edges of the hole, that the solder joints are in good shape, and that the thermistor itself reads approximately 100K at room temperature.
by Xenocrates
Wed May 02, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: RailCore
Topic: Filament run out monitor
Replies: 2
Views: 1488

Re: Filament run out monitor

It depends on your use case and failure modes. If slipping is a problem for you, a filament monitor can help a lot. Same with jamming. A simple switch only detects breaks, and running out of filament. Now, for say, a college using cuts off of spools, a switch handles most failure modes I've seen (as...
by Xenocrates
Wed May 02, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Development Topics
Topic: Artemis Browser Interface
Replies: 5
Views: 5913

Re: Artemis Browser Interface

It looks like SeemeCNC may be using an older version of Duet web control. It's at least before 1.20, given the limit of 6 extruders was increased to nine for the Duet wifi then. If you were to update your Duet firmware, as well as Duet web control, such a column was released in 1.19a, released in se...
by Xenocrates
Wed May 02, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP
Replies: 7
Views: 1525

Re: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP

It sounds like your problem is one of adhesion now, and potentially Z-hop, or some other issue. If you could, check the first layer height in CURA, as well as the Z-hop (Z-lift) settings. It may also be that your bed temperature isn't great for your PLA (Is your bed temp setting different from the f...
by Xenocrates
Tue May 01, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP
Replies: 7
Views: 1525

Re: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP

If it's about a quarter inch off the plate while printing that G-code, it likely means that something is causing the probing sequence to give a bad calibration. Is the web interface showing a Z-position of 0 at this quarter inch deviation? what does the G-code console contain from startup until you ...
by Xenocrates
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP
Replies: 7
Views: 1525

Re: New Artemis 300 "First probe" command problem! HELP

With the web interface open, there should be a box in the upper left corner that has the head position, as well as the Z-probe status (if the Artemis is using stock DWC, which I believe it is). What does it indicate the head position is? Does this change when you home it? what is the Z-probe status,...
by Xenocrates
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: GCode for Cyclops Dual Extruders
Replies: 6
Views: 5924

Re: GCode for Cyclops Dual Extruders

I'll take it in order as much as practical: Kossel is a semi-generic name for a family of designs using an almost entirely aluminum extrusion frame to build a linear delta (There are also rotation, and extension/compression delta's, but those are more likely to see use in pick and place machines and...
by Xenocrates
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Artemis
Topic: Duet Tuning.
Replies: 27
Views: 6345

Re: Duet Tuning.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SMIRKB4/ref=pe_2518790_191490970_em_1p_0_ti and https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HPRYIL8/ref=pe_62810_168879190_em_1p_0_ti for ferrules and crimpers. IIRC, they come with a paper insert that says what gauges each one goes with, but the general rule of th...
by Xenocrates
Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: GCode for Cyclops Dual Extruders
Replies: 6
Views: 5924

Re: GCode for Cyclops Dual Extruders

Hey Scintilla. welcome to the forums. I'd like to point out that while this is a forum for delta printers, it's one for the printers of a specific manufacturer primarily. So while we can try to help, this forum in general won't necessarily have lots of people with Kossel's. Additionally, you're sayi...
by Xenocrates
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Artemis
Topic: Duet Tuning.
Replies: 27
Views: 6345

Re: Duet Tuning.

It's a combination of the two. The drivers dictate the frequency to a degree, and the build quality can affect the whine from the coils. A Duet with similar drivers to the Rambo (IE a .8.5), won't have much noise improvement, but the newer trinamic drivers that the Wifi and Ethernet use are much qui...
by Xenocrates
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Artemis
Topic: Duet Tuning.
Replies: 27
Views: 6345

Re: Duet Tuning.

The Max V2 is pretty easy to change over to Duet. I designed a board mount that is drop in with plenty of cooling fans, available for download here Should be either printable or laser cut (That's how I made mine). I also don't think it's likely adding another printer would get you tossed from the ho...
by Xenocrates
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Is my Rostock Max2 possessed by demons?
Replies: 22
Views: 4127

Re: Is my Rostock Max2 possessed by demons?

So, with the Rostock max 2, you can take the LCD panel off, then pull the controller mount forward to release it, and if you have slack in the wiring, remove it. Also, of note is that Allegro, and the majority of the SMD stepper drivers, are not designed with a usable thermal interface at the top of...
by Xenocrates
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Hacker Series - H2
Topic: Software/hardware parameter limititing print size
Replies: 4
Views: 3645

Re: Software/hardware parameter limititing print size

Can you post the STL or G-code? It may very well be that the slicer has a max radius setting, which may be the issue (If it's mattercontrol, which it looks like, IIRC, it does have one). It can also be that the slicer is choosing to ignore an errored, too thin, or otherwise unprintable area. This lo...
by Xenocrates
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: switching spools mid print
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: switching spools mid print

I've definitely done it, and more than once. The easy, and kinda crap route is to just cut the end of the old one cleanly, then feed another one in after it. The slightly less crap option is to wait for a section of infill or something else less critical, and pull the old length, then replace it. If...
by Xenocrates
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 2
Views: 1245

Re: Introduction

Welcome to the forums Mike. I look forward to seeing any pictures of your build process (Admittedly, the builds have been getting more streamlined, so there's less reason to take pictures of the process), and seeing what you produce. What are you interested in making with it, since some of us have a...
by Xenocrates
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Rostock MAX Official Docs
Topic: I am looking for the .stl for PTC tool
Replies: 1
Views: 1685

Re: I am looking for the .stl for PTC tool

https://repables.com/r/805/
At Repables.com, from JJ at SeemeCNC. Hope that's the one you need.
by Xenocrates
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Hot end won't turn off
Replies: 15
Views: 2878

Re: Hot end won't turn off

Except I'm pretty sure he's got an old style Seeme hotend with the PEEK section, given he mentioned changing out power resistors for a ceramic heater.
by Xenocrates
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Hot end won't turn off
Replies: 15
Views: 2878

Re: Hot end won't turn off

Easiest upgrade is to an M3 threaded thermistor, such as this one. It's not exactly one I've personally used, but it is from the successor company to the folks who made the ones I've used. Alternatively, get an E3D hotend (or an SE300 or similar from Seeme), so that you can keep nozzles available an...
by Xenocrates
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Question on tape covered melamine source
Replies: 4
Views: 2113

Re: Question on tape covered melamine source

And as far as the melamine itself, I believe it may be a Dakota product, as they are pretty much the only company I've found selling black double sided melamine.
by Xenocrates
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: RailCore
Topic: How to Rebuild Linear Rails
Replies: 10
Views: 5295

Re: How to Rebuild Linear Rails

McMaster-Carr has a decent selection of 3/32 balls, Steel, Stainless, Carbide, and Ceramic. The last two are rally expensive,,,, almost 9 bucks for 5 balls. If you know what you want, and need more than like 5-20, general rule of thumb is to order from a specialty supplier instead of MMC. I've paid...
by Xenocrates
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PLA & ABS Same Issue - Suggestions?
Replies: 4
Views: 933

Re: PLA & ABS Same Issue - Suggestions?

I'd turn the retract length down to 2mm or so, and play with retract speeds down around 10-25mm/s
by Xenocrates
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Finchnixer, Rostock and noob
Replies: 1
Views: 955

Re: Finchnixer, Rostock and noob

Welcome to the forums Per. It's great hearing that you're doing well with the printer, and we look forward to seeing more from you.
by Xenocrates
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Nuts and Bolts
Topic: What is in your tool chest?
Replies: 3
Views: 8163

Re: What is in your tool chest?

I use Tri-crimps from Powerwerx for most different crimp connectors, since they are comfortable and reasonably cheap (And most of the other tools aren't meant to crimp power poles, so I'll take it and the interchangeable anvils). For the .1" pitch connectors, I use the cheap ones from Hansen Ho...
by Xenocrates
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 1st prints / edge blobs
Replies: 5
Views: 1156

Re: 1st prints / edge blobs

Looks like you're printing way over temp, and over extruding. I'd start with calibrating the extruder, and see how much that helps. You also want to measure your filament and put that into the slicer properly.
by Xenocrates
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PLA & ABS Same Issue - Suggestions?
Replies: 4
Views: 933

Re: PLA & ABS Same Issue - Suggestions?

Looks like a poorly tuned restart length, or else the retract speed should be tuned. Likely lower, as you're likely using an E3D-esque hotend, where to avoid jamming, the maximum length should be 2mm or less, and the speeds rather low. I would also make sure that your wipe settings are adjusted a li...

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