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by IanCaz
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New build, hot end thermistor reading 800 degrees
Replies: 2
Views: 1232

Re: New build, hot end thermistor reading 800 degrees

Thanks for the advice! Swapping did give me good values, so I started looking at the thermistor. I started digging and found an old ass post on the RepRap forums from uncle_bob that said: Only when you have a thermistor that reads 100K at room should you proceed with anything else. You will damage t...
by IanCaz
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New build, hot end thermistor reading 800 degrees
Replies: 2
Views: 1232

New build, hot end thermistor reading 800 degrees

I'm building a version of the "Dolly" prusa i3 clone build. I've got my cheap (generic Chinese) hot-end in & when I power it up, it shows it's sitting at 800 at idle (no heat applied). Obviously it's not, since I'm sitting right next to it. I'm trying to use the Marlin firmware & I'm going through a...