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  1. We appreciate that, since Wifi connectivity was a big determining factor in our purchase here at the our shop.
  2. I had to reset all printer settings to get this working. but it work now. What Ultimaker needs to fix is their spotty wifi connection.
  3. My printer gets stuck updating - showing 2 mins remaining but 45 mins have gone by.. This is not normal is it?
  4. I read about that before. It may be something worth trying.
  5. I will post later on. I do have a several trials. learned a ton the past two days.
  6. I tried to see if I could change retraction settings PER PART and apparently that is a global parameter that cant be changed. I am going run another test a report
  7. no, and no. Another ABS printer I have produce great results, a colleagues produces greats result. This is not an ABS issue its a slicer issue. An no, I dont have time to sand plus sanding usually damages the part. I am looking for a technical solution, its a $5K printer!
  8. I tired ironing, doesnt work as well for ABS. looks like a melted piece of plasic fyi.
  9. Hello guys, I am printing with a 0.8 AA core and I find that the top layers are not coming out as nicely. There is quite a bit of "lifted" plastic or markings of the start and end points. the smaller the part, the more this can be seen. I am wondering if there a setting in CURA and will allow me to mitigate this. Could it be a mixture of retraction (add more - currently at 5mm) and top/bottom layer speed? example below part size is 1" x 1.75"
  10. I decided to print ABS (UM brand) with my S5+Air Manager for the first time and a 0.8mm AA core - Long story short, I was unable to get the parts to come off. I woke up to a cooled off print surface. When the prints finally came off, despite being careful, they took large layers of glass with them. I have been using Magigoo PA for everything and I used it with the ABS thinking that I would need all the help I can get. I think that doing that in combination with the printing temps (more on that ) contributed to the issue. The temperatures are based on the NFC profile and the ai
  11. guys isnt that over extrusion, or maybe - even the printer just shaking the table it sits on? @AAGC you should post a 3mf file with the settings you used to that maybe some can replicate or look more in depth.
  12. I agree w the plate in the freezer, takes too long. I was able to make tweaks to the UM ABS profile and air manager to: Make easier to remove Get rid of the elephant's foot i was seeing (more of that) Thanks, please post a link to the plate ypu are getting.
  13. Tell me us more about this plugin @Smithy. This thread came at a good time. I usually let my prints cool off and they pop off even when I use magigoo. However I completely damaged one of my glass plates last night printing ABS. Does not matter the size of the part the glass was chipped and missing large chunks. I did let the part and glass cool down overnight. Apparently that is a no no with ABS. But honestly at times I am not around when the printer is doing its work and sometimes it finishes early in the morning while I am still sleeping. With all this said I w
  14. The air manager can get loud, but for most of the time, it does attenuate the printers normal sound. Made it quieter.
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