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by joan.t
Dec 17, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Bed preheating error
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Bed preheating error

hi Dabigw, if you turn the preheat on, say PLA watch to see if the LED by the cable connector cover, comes on... the LED should be solid red until the bed is near proper temperature. as soon as it starts heating, move the Y axis fully forward and fully backward, slowly, a couple of times. if the LED...
by joan.t
Dec 16, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: How do you update prusa slicer on pc im lost
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: How do you update prusa slicer on pc im lost

Hi Erik, if you already have the latest silc3r PE loaded (1.41.2+win64) or equivalent, Configuration Wizard.JPG select the configurtion menu, then the configuration wizard option, and select the profiles you wish to load,, I have most profiles loaded, your needs may differ... if you don't have the l...
by joan.t
Dec 16, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: How do I print this? (Printing help)
Topic: Weather station radiation shield
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: Weather station radiation shield

Could you use self adhesive aluminium foil to cover the Plastic, and provide IR and UV shielding. otherwise consider blue filament to absorb the IR... (problem there is it may pass Ultraviolet light. ) a red layer would tend to absorb Ultraviolet light. both would diminish white light... regards Joan
by joan.t
Dec 16, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Z axis won't home, can't calibrate
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: Z axis won't home, can't calibrate

sounds like a pinda fault, do you have a check endstops option, or check pinda option in your calibration menu? if so, action the menu option, and hold a piece of metal near the end of the pinda, you should see the status change, if that's ok, try wiggling the cable bundle behind the Xaxis see if th...
by joan.t
Dec 16, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Powder-coated sheets vouchers?
Replies: 97
Views: 4872

Re: Powder-coated sheets vouchers?

outcastrc wrote:
Dec 16, 2018 3:33 am
Has anyone received multiple vouchers if you have purchased multiple printers or upgrades?
Just got notification to choose option for my mk2.5 upgrade. Already got pc build plate for my mk3 printer.
Mk3 ordered SEPT 2017.
Mk2.5 ordered Oct 2017
by joan.t
Dec 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: New MK3 - No Thermal Paste on Heatbreak?
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: New MK3 - No Thermal Paste on Heatbreak?

Hi Nathan,

I would apply thermal paste on reassembly and not worry about why it was not there originally.

regards Joan
by joan.t
Dec 15, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Others (Archive)
Topic: Black Friday & Cyber Monday at Prusa Research!
Replies: 6
Views: 5545

Re: Black Friday & Cyber Monday at Prusa Research!

Hi Marcus,
I am unaware of any money off vouchers, sorry...

regards Joan
by joan.t
Dec 15, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Extruder Jam after changing a new hotend
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: Extruder Jam after changing a new hotend

Hi Yang Liang, what filament are you using? what extruder temperature? which slicer? how warm is your room? if it's very warm, you might not be cooling the heatsink on the cold end enough are you using long retraction I only use 0.6mm retraction with the standard nozzle for PLA, if my model has a lo...
by joan.t
Dec 14, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: Mk3 treefrog 50 microns clog
Replies: 12
Views: 279

Re: Mk3 treefrog 50 microns clog

before you rip the printer apart, try a 0.05mm treefrog, sliced with standard settings apart from 0.4 mm retraction?

regards Joan
by joan.t
Dec 14, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: How do I print this? (Printing help)
Topic: Supports and Printing Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Supports and Printing Issues

Hi Brice, imagine the image below shows the sort of overhang you are trying to print, TESTOVR2a.jpg to the left hand side, I have modeled a single sacrificial wall, in line with the outer surface of the model, and because the inner surface is not directly supported, I have used a 45 degree chamfer, ...

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