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by joan.t
Sep 19, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Feature Request Larger Z calibration Test Print
Replies: 20
Views: 267

Re: Feature Request Larger Z calibration Test Print

if you add a sub directory called 'Test' you can include your test files there and they don't get lost in the multitude of print files in the main SD root directory

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: unstabe USB connection
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: unstabe USB connection

Have you disabled the raspberry pi interface via the LCD menu

If the internal raspi port is enabled. The sub port is unable to control the printer.

Regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material
Replies: 14
Views: 3661

Re: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material

I did a test print with black tpu and silver PLA
PLA-TPU.jpg
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as you can see, they bonded well, and flexing did not peel the joint!
PLA-TPU1.jpg
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I did a similar print with a 0.4mm but joint, whilst the plastic bonded it was not a satisfactory solution.

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material
Replies: 14
Views: 3661

Re: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material

I did a test piece with PLA and TPU PLA-TPU.jpg Ooooohhhh!... tis upside down... as you can see above, I overlapped the silver PLA over the black TPU, and as you can see in the picture below, the resultant model is flexible PLA-TPU1.jpg I did a similar print with 0.4mm but joint, the pla-tpu joint h...
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Putting fill in between top layers?
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Putting fill in between top layers?

Worked for me Kenny, 7 layers all levels

Joan
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: How do I print this? (Printing help)
Topic: Will ColorPrint modified GCodes be supported by the MMU?
Replies: 8
Views: 173

Re: Will ColorPrint modified GCodes be supported by the MMU?

Hi Martin, the MMU Colour change is caused by the tool change command in Slic3r and the additional gcodes are added into the Gcodes before the printer gets the gcode!. whereas the M600 is actioned in the firmware of the printer whilst the gcode is running! I have MMUv1, M600 works with that. It's al...
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Heatbed soldering
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Heatbed soldering

Hi Pierre
I use a 50 watt temperature controlled soldering iron with a chunky tip. set to about 350C,

I put the iron on the joint and add some fresh solder to begin the melt.

Your English is fine, far better than my French!
regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Nozel Outputing filament after temps reached
Replies: 4
Views: 39

Re: Nozel Outputing filament after temps reached

Hi Les, 1Kg PLA shouldn't wear the nozzle out...


I have printed loads of PLA including Glow in the dark, and never had a hardened nozzle.

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Slic3r not seeing internal structures
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: Slic3r not seeing internal structures

Hi Anthony,

I couldn't get Slic3r to play nicely. maybe someone else can.

Kiss and Simplify3D fared better...
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I don't have Cura, but that's supposed to
work too

there are Cura Profiles on the forum...

you may be able to get that to work.

regards Joan

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