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by Expresso
Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Windows 7 32 bits.
Replies: 1
Views: 1843

Windows 7 32 bits.

Hello, I just got my brand new printer and immediately tried to set things up. My intention was to use and old Windows 7 32 bit computer that I have laying around to run the printer but I don't think the MakerGear drivers are compatible with a Windows 7 32 bit machine (I think it needs Windows 64 bi...
by Expresso
Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Printer parts and accessories.
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

Printer parts and accessories.

Hello, 1) Could someone tell me what spare fan the guy in the video is referring to (40 mm or 50 mm)? Video Link = https://youtu.be/7XcN-uDXoj4?t=12m20s 2) I noticed that MakerGear does not sell cleaning filaments, is it because such filaments could cause printer problems or is it because they are n...
by Expresso
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about software printer geometry corrections.
Replies: 2
Views: 1732

Question about software printer geometry corrections.

Hello, Noob here still trying to learn more about 3D printing technologies in general but currently focusing mostly on trying to figure out the pros and cons of the different 3D printers currently being offered on the market. It appears that using software to correct geometry imperfections on misali...
by Expresso
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to make my first 3D printer experience a smooth one!
Replies: 4
Views: 3556

How to make my first 3D printer experience a smooth one!

Like the title says, ideally, I would like my first experience with the printer to be a complete “plug and play” type of experience and keep it that way for an extended period of time (like months) before I need to get my hands dirty configuring things around. That said, I was wondering if you guys ...
by Expresso
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Dual extruder, buy now or later?
Replies: 14
Views: 10683

Re: Dual extruder, buy now or later?

Thank you all. After reading your replies I have decided to take your advice and start with the single extruder and upgrade to dual extruder once I feel comfortable with the single extruder.

Thanks again.
by Expresso
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:09 am
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Dual extruder, buy now or later?
Replies: 14
Views: 10683

Dual extruder, buy now or later?

Hello, I am completely new to 3D printing, the MakerGear M2 printer I am planning on purchasing will be the first 3D printer I have ever owned and operated. The jury is still out on whether a 3D printer will end up being the most awesome tool I have ever owned or if it’s something that is going to e...