Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

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outlaw704
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Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by outlaw704 » Mon May 12, 2014 6:07 pm

Most of my first prints were from Simplify3D using USB. If I ran into troubles, I could use Emergency Stop to abort the current print job.

Now, I'm finding it convenient to print from disk, get the job started and unplug my laptop and let it run. Today I saw the print wasn't up to snuff so I plugged the USB cord back in and the print job froze: bed up and x, y motion stopped.

If printing from disk how do you cancel, pause or emergency stop a print?

Terry

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by jsc » Mon May 12, 2014 6:47 pm

If you have left your USB connected after starting the print, you can Pause SD Print using the button next to the Start SD Print. You can also emergency stop.

If you have disconnected, then reconnecting will cause a reset. For emergency stop purposes, I have the Belkin power strip with a big wireless remote on/off switch on the wall next to the printer.

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by mudcrab » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:04 am

I would like to know if pulling the power is the ONLY way to stop an SD card based print?
Couldn't find any other way or am I missing something on the controller?
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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by jsc » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:02 am

You can always unplug/replug the USB cable, as above :-) That will reset the board. There is no other really easy way other than Emergency Stop.

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by jimc » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:02 pm

Yup just hit the emergency stop/reset button right on the rambo board.

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by jsc » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:06 pm

Oh, right, there's that button, I'd completely forgotten about that.

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by mudcrab » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:52 am

Thanks - that's well labeled! Now I know what it is, I will use it.
The Rambo KILL button - that is.
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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by jimc » Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:16 am

On my elec box that i designed i have an actual button that sticks out so you can just press it. Im not sure if that button fits the stock box or not. I thought a long time ago i remember someone posting one on thingiverse for the stock box but im not sure if its still there.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:157239

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Re: Canceling/Pausing/Emerg Stop a Disk Print?

Post by helix_3 » Sat Mar 07, 2015 5:49 pm

I use one of these: http://www.amazon.com/Prime-Wire-Cable- ... oot+switch

Its large size makes it easy to press, for when you need to perform an emergency shutdown.

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