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by greybeard
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Pause to Embed magnet or nut
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: Pause to Embed magnet or nut

Different ways of doing it and depends on your Printer/Firmware! Gcode/Mcode usage is different so, you need to dig into it a bit... I have different printers and the 'Same' G/M codes do not work on all - it requires Trial & Error. Example Result screenshot below with a Nut inserted. Summary: Genera...
by greybeard
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Removing small infill and stopping my printing shaking itself to bits :-)
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: Removing small infill and stopping my printing shaking itself to bits :-)

Excessive shaking results from Stop&Go on short segments/etc. That's what bares out from poor Acceleration Jerk settings.

see my response in this post viewtopic.php?f=9&t=14090
by greybeard
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Accel/jerk settings not changing
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Accel/jerk settings not changing

Adjusting the Accel Jerk on two Prussa machines I built saved them from shaking to death. It’s been a few years since I messed with ‘Jerk’ and Marlin code... So, will be brief....Perhaps this may help: Attached screenshots show my comments on old printout of the settings reported from Simplify3d by ...
by greybeard
Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Best settings for small prints
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: Best settings for small prints

Printed your part using: #1) my default settings (shown below) #2 Adjusted layer height to 0.1mm, Top/Btm layers=3, shells=2 unchanged Printer: Prusa built from a Kit, 0.4 nozzle PLA: esun Results: in both cases, printed as shown in photo Nothing else was tweaked. I’m certain I could get a perfect p...
by greybeard
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: How toStrengthen Tall Thin Supports
Replies: 17
Views: 784

Re: How toStrengthen Tall Thin Supports

As previously mentioned, you can add a Support Part... Example shows placement of two Support Parts: • one rotated 180º about it’s Z-axis • both were placed under overhang and use the Scaling feature (showing one scaled Z, non-uniform) Attached is the Support Part. You can scale that too as needed (...
by greybeard
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Audio driver crash when s3d is open
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Re: Audio driver crash when s3d is open

Perhaps not much help, especially as I no longer use Windows. However, as a musician I’ve had similar Windows problems (before going to Mac) when having different USB devices plugged in. My foggy memory tells me you can try this to help identify issue. Your Widows Control panel will be your tool: Yo...
by greybeard
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Filament end management
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

Re: Filament end management

Filament end Management... good question that deserves an answer. Though I’m familiar with Marlin firmware, there is enough similarity that I can minimally comment... Thus, from my perspective and experience, you should be able to: Enter into the Firmware Code and set (add) code to respond to button...
by greybeard
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: strings in a tube
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: strings in a tube

Ahh, I see. Without having posted your parts file, it's difficult to really know what the problems could be. However, realizing from what you described and seeing more the photo more clearly, I see you're talking about the 'Overhang'. It's difficult to print in 'Air' without supports unless Bridging...
by greybeard
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: strings in a tube
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: strings in a tube

Basically two types of stringing problems: #1-when nozzle pulls away and leaves strings; can happen anywhere on part #2-poor adhesion of filament to nearby filament or to bed Your problems looks to be #2 and is most likely due to not sticking to the Bed. Ensure it sticks to bed: -use something such ...
by greybeard
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: quality of bottom and top faces of a tube ( vertical )
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: quality of bottom and top faces of a tube ( vertical )

Recognize there will be artifacts of the process and the Top Layer on perimeter walls will expose the wall’s shells (even on a Flat surface the wall shells will show). Below photo of Circular parts with closed top layer (meaning, closed Shell walls, no gaps). The Black part shows the Bottom surface,...

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