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by ronka
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: Starting i3 build looking for help
Replies: 8
Views: 1909

Re: Starting i3 build looking for help

hi, my printer is also made of 2020, and its rigid enough to use the gantry as a handle when moving.. where my printer differs somwhat from chumm's is the fact that his gantry side posts are on the frame in stead of mine passing the frame making it possible to bolt the posts in to withstand the x an...
by ronka
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: Starting i3 build looking for help
Replies: 8
Views: 1909

Re: Starting i3 build looking for help

hello new one!! i admire your unspoiled enthusiasm; lets make a dent into it shall we :lol: like a parent ill give some feedback on your decision for the buildsize, here we go typing with an old man's voice.. are you shure you'll need a bed of that size? i also went big the first try having an enorm...
by ronka
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors

hi all.. i have meddled somewhat in the firmware but because marlin is kinda seriously complicated i didn't get closer to the software solution i wanted. in ramps.h the pins used on my board are #defined so the simplest way seem to me to add the pinnumbers from e1 statements to e0 but marlin is not ...
by ronka
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Filaments
Topic: Does filament make a difference in dimensional accuracy?
Replies: 4
Views: 1434

Re: Does filament make a difference in dimensional accuracy?

Just measure the width of your filaments with a (digital)calliper;
my 1st filament was 1,6mm in stead of 1,75mm.. that value improved the constant underextrusion for me..
by ronka
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Forum Meta Discussion
Topic: size of picture attachments
Replies: 9
Views: 15424

Re: size of picture attachments

Just use irfanview "save for web" (for windows at least)

My last posted foto was 1.1MB.
by ronka
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors

hello PTR. my workhorse: cheapo(ish) china prusa reprap aluminium.. blue line is the filamentroute now traveled, spoolholder rolls quite smooth on barrings, angle of feed reasonable straithtrough.. nice constant arc to hotend in any position of the carrage, no slipping or grinding of filament, or mi...
by ronka
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

defeating fillament unwinding defects by using 2 steppermotors

this is the problem: my bowden extruder is leaving thinspots in my print, i know that is the drawback of this type of extruder and after rigorous finetuning the webbing/blobbing is almost gone.( blue arrows indicating feed lagging after retract) that left another piece of the puzzle open, the open g...
by ronka
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Is Marlins PID-autotune reliable?
Replies: 6
Views: 3014

Re: Is Marlins PID-autotune reliable?

after i beefed up my powersupply (was horrible underpowerd) the standard marlin pid value made the bed temp vary between +/- 5 degrees. after autotune it stays rocksolid to the desired temp.. even with nozzlecooler on it. also the nozzle pid is now ever so steady.. so yeah.. :ugeek: trust the autotu...
by ronka
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Problem compiling Marlin
Replies: 10
Views: 6137

Re: Problem compiling Marlin

just thinking out loud; maybe lulzbot is not handeling the filestructure correct in the firmware for umbuntu.. do you have access to a windows computer where you can give arduino a try?? in my (windows) directory the library-folder is called U8glib_Arduino-master; is that name different to what the ...