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  1. IMG_1801.zipI have attached a zipped video of the last 50 secs of a print which shows the extrusion blob and the Z axis drop. I thought a video would speak a thousand words haha. Hopefully someone knows whats going on and have a possible solution.
  2. Guys I need help from the collective once again. I have built my own version of the UM2E+ but for the life of me cannot get one print right yet! The printer is running of of Tinker firmware (kudos to the genius who created it!!!) but problem has persisted over various firmware updates. I have been trying to print calibration cubes sliced with Cura & Repetier but every time I seem to have the same problem (the first layer or 2 come out perfectly). At different stages of the print but normally around the 4-8th layer the printer extrudes a very large blob and then the Z axis d
  3. Ok so I have reduced the current to the Z axis & extruder and did my pull checks on the extruder, got my step count 100% perfect on Z axis and Extruder but the problem still came up, first layer was perfect then got worse after the second layer. To try something different I sliced a 20mm calibration cube on Repetier and low and behold the first 10mm of layers went down perfectly...... until the printer head froze..... extruded a load of plastic on the diagonal along the part and then the Z axis dropped 3mm or so and tried to continue on printing. tried to print the file again an
  4. Guys I am in dire need of your assistance.... So I took on the challenge of building a cloned Ultimaker 2 Extended (with a few self mods) but have run into a problem at the last hurdle. So basically the first layer goes down incredibly well with the X & Y axis printing out perfectly and dimensions are perfect too but thats when things to to hell. After the second layer or so there seems to be both an issue with under extrusion and Z axis height. Now I have both checked the step height on the Z axis and the extruder and both are moving at acceptable distances. I.e I have mo
  5. Hopefully someone can help, I am building my own 'Cloned' UM2 Extended and have come to a problem with wiring up the stepper motors (the ones I had ordered came with bare wires, and no connection) would someone please be able to advise me the correct stepper motor wiring / pin out (ABCD / 1346) relative to the UM2 board pin out please. I was also wondering if its able to run the motors manually through the control board without having the print head and heat bed plugged in/wired up? Thanks in advance for any help given guys, I hear that this is a great community for hel
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