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by psd
Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: trouble getting quality print
Replies: 4
Views: 3445

Re: trouble getting quality print

thanks Jules,
I have lowered the hotted and its much better,
I will have to get 1000 grit sandpaper and try, but for now it printed well.
by psd
Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: trouble getting quality print
Replies: 4
Views: 3445

trouble getting quality print

Hello, I was having much trouble getting a quality print, many times corners or parts would peel up and later get hit with the hot end when passing over. I tried different solutions (glue stick, hairspray) and now have just installed a PEI sheet on the glass bed. I relaunched expecting a huge improv...
by psd
Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: computer crashes
Replies: 11
Views: 9649

Re: computer crashes

thanks everyone for your great opinions, wasn't sure if it could have been a short through the USB cable, honestly its been years since I have see a whole computer crash. For the last number of years Mac made it so crashes were only apps that get blocked and you can manually restart the application....
by psd
Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Getting started 2 questions
Replies: 16
Views: 11582

Re: Getting started 2 questions

Hello Insta, regarding your retract code, where do I add this and how? If I look at my end script from within simplify3d it says: M104 S0 ; turn off extruder M140 S0 ; turn off bed G91 ; relative mode G1 Z10 ; lift 10mm G90 ; absolute mode G28 X0 ; home X axis M84 ; disable motors where would I inse...
by psd
Wed Mar 09, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Getting started 2 questions
Replies: 16
Views: 11582

Re: Getting started 2 questions

thanks again Insta,

but is the Viki the same as the LCD display that MakerGear sells? or different?
How are they different if so?
Which is better?

Which is easy to learn and intuitive?

thanks
by psd
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: computer crashes
Replies: 11
Views: 9649

computer crashes

Hello. I am a newbie and after having set up my M2 with the quick start app without a glitch, I then began to load a simple STL in the simplify3D from my macbook pro and sent to print. The first one crashed right after laying the raft layer. My whole computer shutdown and rebooted (which has never h...
by psd
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Getting started 2 questions
Replies: 16
Views: 11582

Re: Getting started 2 questions

thank you Insta, very helpful. Is the Viki controller the same as the LCD panel that Makergear sells for $99? Is it a nice feature? Does one or the other work efficiently and allow you to bypass the computer. since I keep my 3D printer in the back room, its a pain to bring my computer back overtime ...
by psd
Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Getting started 2 questions
Replies: 16
Views: 11582

Getting started 2 questions

Hello all, I just purchased an M2 assembled and Simplify3D software. I have already set up the machine using the quick set up app and my macbook pro attached to the M2 through USB cable. Now I took the computer back to my workstation and ran a model of my own through the Simplify3D program and saved...