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by TheBum
Thu Jul 08, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Why has Simplify3D been abandoned ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2531

Re: Why has Simplify3D been abandoned ?

I appreciate your constructive criticism of our communication regarding development progress.
What communication? That's the problem: there is no communication that progress is being made. In this case, no news is not necessarily good news.
by TheBum
Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: How to edit the eeprom?
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: How to edit the eeprom?

Look at the g-code definitions for the firmware your printer runs. This is my go-to reference for such things:

https://reprap.org/wiki/G-code

That said, it's a much better idea to make the change in your printer's configuration files.
by TheBum
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: OK, Time to Start Yet Another "Where is Version 5? " Thread
Replies: 103
Views: 58644

Re: OK, Time to Start Yet Another "Where is Version 5? " Thread

Well, their web team is still active: the latest blog post was dated May 7, 2021.
by TheBum
Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Refusing to add support beneath
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: Refusing to add support beneath

Check your bridging settings.
by TheBum
Thu May 20, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Material Shrinkage/Expansion Import Profiles
Replies: 3
Views: 1674

Re: Material Shrinkage/Expansion Import Profiles

I'd consider any X-Y error less than 0.1mm pretty darned accurate; Z error has the potential to be higher because it all depends on how well you calibrated the bed height. FDM printers aren't designed for extremely high precision; an SLA printer will give you that. According to my calculations, the ...
by TheBum
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Select Models Bug
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Re: Select Models Bug

If you're just trying to print multiple copies of an object, it's better to use the Duplicate function (Ctrl-D on Windows, Command-D on Mac) than to import it multiple times. Each copy gets assigned a unique suffix that way.
by TheBum
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: mirror ignoring supports?
Replies: 1
Views: 1883

Re: mirror ignoring supports?

I just ran into this a few days ago and I'd have to consider it a bug because the non-mirrored supports are useless.
by TheBum
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Version 5 Announcement
Replies: 113
Views: 88688

Re: Version 5 Announcement

4.1 is not junk, but it's not without its issues. I occasionally have to quit and relaunch when parts of the object display start disappearing. It also tends to not honor all custom support removals, requiring separate processes to work around it.
by TheBum
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Feature Request: Linear Advance
Replies: 15
Views: 9626

Re: Feature Request: Linear Advance

RepRapFirmware calls it Extruder Pressure Advance. The G-code is M572 Sxx, where xx is the advance time in seconds.

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