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by joan.t
Sep 14, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: First print tips
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: First print tips

Hi John, You print what you want to print... the Pinda probe (Prusa INDuction Autoleveling sensor) , senses where the buildplate is, but the printer does not know where the extruder is, in relation to the Pinda sense point... Live Z, is an LCD option which allows you to adjust the extruder to the id...
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: First print tips
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: First print tips

Hold back your urges.... Work in millimeters... even if you prefer inches.... have you got a vernier caliper or other accurate measuring device? if not, there is still time to get one... useful for measuring first layer thicknesses, to see how close to the intended first layer thickness, the first l...
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?
Replies: 25
Views: 1157

Re: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?

Cheers Albert,

wasting a couple of Idle moments here, flight and hotel is looking to be over £1000.00 ($1300+)
then there's entrance, taxi / bus, insurance, food, spending money.... sheesh, that's like a Mk3 printer + MMUv2 + some filament!

Joan
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?
Replies: 25
Views: 1157

Re: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?

Hi Albert. I WOULD LOVE to be there. But I live in England. And my Pension won't stretch to travelling that far...
I do hope to get to the TCT SHOW at Birmingham NEC. at the end of the month
Regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Powder Coated PEI Sheets: NOW SHIPPING
Replies: 138
Views: 7891

Re: Powder Coated PEI Sheets: NOW SHIPPING

Maybe that's what is to be announced at the makerfair...

Powder coated build plates for the masses....

Joan
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: Calibration failed! Check the axes and run again
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Calibration failed! Check the axes and run again

Good morning Abdulla, when you first turn the printer on, the printer doesn't know where the extruder is. You say that when you move the Z axis from the 'Home' position, it moves about half an inch and stops when the Z display shows 000.0 This is happening because the printer 'thinks' the extruder h...
by joan.t
Sep 13, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: Problem with extrusion
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: Problem with extrusion

Good morning Jungsoo. your first layer appears to be too low - Live Z appears to have too large a negative number try readjusting your live Z..... I use https://shop.prusa3d.com/forum/assembly-and-first-prints-troubleshooting-f62/life-adjust-z-my-way-t2981.html#p106130 there are version 6.1 files at...
by joan.t
Sep 12, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: Will not pass Bed point calibration
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Will not pass Bed point calibration

Hi William, there is a new firmware out for the Mk3, today.

it has an LCD option to show the Pinda state,

this might help you with your issue!

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 12, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?
Replies: 25
Views: 1157

Re: Where's the hype for the new MMU 2.0?

khalil.n wrote:
Sep 12, 2018 9:10 pm

I certainly hope that after waiting all that time there isnt a new better MMU, released at NYC maker fair.
that would be really upsetting!

Joan
by joan.t
Sep 12, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Assembly and first prints troubleshooting
Topic: Curious OBJ / STL slicing differences
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Curious OBJ / STL slicing differences

Hi Martin,

looks like the top picture is produced at a lower quality / lower polygon setting.... I have never used the .obj export so can't help further!

regards Joan

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