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  1. I’m printing with Hatchbox PLA, but that’s not the problem because this roll was woriking fine before. When I try to test extrude the filament it doesn’t extrude our as much as it should, it is slower than it should be, and it curls up to the nozzle. Added onto that, when it extrudes, half the time it makes a grinding noise and the extruded filament has inconsistent width. The extruded filament- looks really low res here for some reason, but you get the idea. The filament I unloaded after- Does anyone have any ideas what the problem is or how to fix it?
  2. paulcox

    Support blocker

    Hi! new to every one here! my Qustione is the support blocker is squaerish can it be made round?
  3. last week i blown up my motordriver from the main extruder(E1) motor on the ultiboard rev v2.1.4 now i try to set my second extruder port (E2) as main but it doesn't work. first i select the right board (72) from the board list and after that i search for board 72 in the pin tab and change the 3 pinning numbers from E0 To E1 but no power at all do i miss a step? i also tried to change the X/Y pinning and that work the change direction. the extruder morot also work when i put the connector in the Z motor port.
  4. I managed to grop the darn bowden retainer clip into the side of the print head on my UM2 upgraded to 2+, could this melt and cause problems?>Taking the assembly apart is not desirable as I only have use of one hand due to a disability. Thanks Kerry
  5. Hi there, I am trying to make soap molds from 3d models, what i am thinking is having a 3d model and then slicing it in half making it flat on one side and then making it hollow to fill in with soap, how would i do this? Model example: https://www.turbosquid.com/3d-models/sample-english-bulldog-real-time-3d-model-1155164
  6. Does anyone have recommendations on the Cura support material settings that affect the underside surfaces it touches? This is basic PLA on the .4 tip on .15 layer settings. I know that this surface won't be perfect but I know I can get it better than this. After a few YouTube videos, I've only played with the Support Z distance which was set at 0.2. I'm thinking maybe that's too much? Thank you in advance.
  7. I've been using Cura for a little while, I ran into an issue recently where the tool just stopped running. It would attempt to launch, show the splash image then an empty window that would just hang. Tried restarting, uninstalling, reinstalling, nothing worked. Luckily I found a way to fix it... I have a laptop dock with 2 attached monitors. The only different thing (to my knowledge) was I used one of the attached monitors for the first time and it kept trying to launch on that secondary screen. Which It was having trouble doing. I unlplugged the dock and used just with the screen on the laptop. And it opened up! I attached the log of a clean install of cura showing the symptom below if it helps resolve the bug permanently. Hope that helps someone who might've had the same issue I did. It might be display related, unplug all secondary monitors and see if that helps. Cheers. _run1_cura.log
  8. I've been using Slic3r successfully with Repetier and a Prusa i3 clone, but I would like to try Cura. Is it possible to import the configuration from Slic3r to Cura to avoid collecting and manually entering everything into Cura? Thanks!
  9. Roland0308

    Cura startet nicht

    Hallo ich bin neu im Forum und habe bisher noch keine Frage gestellt brauche dringend eure Hilfe. Nach der Installation von Cura 3.6.0 war der erste Start leider nicht so erfolgreich. Mein Laptop hat mir die Fehlermeldung gegeben, dass Cura.exe nicht mehr funktioniert. Auch nach mehrmaligem neu installieren war der Start von Cura nicht möglich. Auch ältere Versionen laufen nicht. Ein paar zusätzliche Infos zu meinem PC: Windows 8.1; Intel Core i5-3210M; 8GB RAM; 64-Bit; NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M Grafikkarte Ich habe bereits die .log datei gelöscht und einen erneuten Start probiert... Leider erfolglos. Meine Grafikkarten treiber sind aktuell. Da mir die Ideeen ausgehen hoffe ich mir kann hier jemand weiter helfen. Vielen Dank im Voraus. 😄
  10. Auffray

    Affichage Température 205°C

    Bonjour, Bien que j'ai réglé une température différente de 205°C (matériau=PLA) pour l'extrudeur, l'affichage de l'Ultimaker indique 205°C dans tous les cas. Sauriez-vous pourquoi? Merci de votre aide.
  11. Hi guys, had someone of you some issue with Z-axis movement on UM2? My one doesnt move in normal way, its just randomly moving and just in down direction. When I try to move screw manually it goes pretty easy so it seems to be an electrical issue. I ve measured stepper resistance and both coils have the same resistance. When I try to swap stepper from Y-axis to the Z-axis driver it does the same weird movement. The pcb around all drivers has an yellow shade, probably caused by high temperatures. Does it mean I have broken complete board?? 😕Thank you very much for any advice. Happy printing 😉 And I forget to say I got the ER06 error but the limit switch is well connected and also function is ok.
  12. Bonjour à tous, Je ne possède pas d'imprimante Ultimaker, mais une Creality CRX et une 10-S. J'essaie de trancher un fichier STL dans Cura 3.6 avec une tour de purge (donc deux extrudeurs). Malheureusement, après découpage, le premier layer commence par imprimer la tour sur le premier extruder et ne purge pas sur le second extruder. Apparement, la purge est décalée d'un demi-cycle (comme vous pouvez le voir dans l'image jointe). J'ai fait de nombreuses recherches sur le net mais n'ai pas trouvé de solution à ce problème. Quelqu'un aurait un indice (paramétrage dans Cura)? A noter qu'avec la version Cura 15.04, cela fonctionne très bien. Merci d'avance.
  13. Hello everyone, I am having trouble with some strange underextrusion. In some prints, maybe 1 out of 10 and in only certain parts, the PLA is extruded in little pulses that increase in frequency untill they turn into a smooth line. This always happens at the beginning of a new layer, after z-hop and retraction. Due to this the print is massively weakened at these parts and shows striations on the surface. I managed to capture this on video and also have a picture of it, but I have no idea what could be causing this, especially because it only shows up every now and then. I would be very grateful for tips and help regarding the issue. Here is the link to the video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/G3TLKveMsLNRQmgv7 Thank you very much!
  14. Hi, my UM2E would intermittently throw an ER3 error in the middle of a print. I've read many of the related posts and followed their suggestions. I have checked (visually, connections, moving the wires, and measured the resistance (about 25 Ohms)) the heater cartridge and it seems to be fine. If I reset the system, it would start heating up again but not always. Sometimes when I tried to preheat the nozzle and measured at the heater 1 terminals, the voltage was zero. Another time while preheating, the system would get out of the preheat mode by itself. I have tried Cura 3.3.1, 3.4.1, and 3.5.1 but the problems seem to persist. Any ideas on what's wrong and what should I do to troubleshoot next? Could there be multiple issues? Thanks for the help.
  15. Hello, I try to start a print job over the API of my Ultimaker 3. I read the example in this post and tried to port the code from python to nodeJS, but the POST request is just hanging. Code: var request = require("request"); var fs = require('fs'); var formData = { "file": { value: fs.createReadStream('C:\\Users\\efentzahn\\IKIMUNI_Schornstein_simple2.gcode'), options: { filename: 'IKIMUNI_Schornstein_simple2.gcode' } } }; request.post( {url: 'http://10.53.1.114/api/v1/print_job', auth: { user: '45fa38b52ea5a998c085145930356bd6', pass: '63bb0fc18a39ba7c787805e80f0be1211144f4083de634deb57f7e7819a640ec', sendImmediately: false}, formData: formData}, function(error, response, body){ if (!error && response.statusCode == 201){ console.log("Print started."); } else{ console.log('Code : ' + response.statusCode) console.log('error : ' + error) console.log('body : ' + body); } }); The auth is working. It must be a problem with the formData. Have anyone tried this with nodeJS until now?
  16. What settings are needed to get Ultimaker Cura to generate ALL of the support for this model? There's plenty of support under the wings however the tail is unsupported. Support settings used are the default for support. I played around a bit and it made zero difference so better to ask than manually attempt the billions of settings variations. Thanks Dragonfly_t.stl
  17. gwatson1990

    Weak PETG

    I've recently made the transition to PETG from PLA on my Ender 3. I've been printing with eSun PETG at 240c nozzle, 80c bed, 40mm speed, 20mm initial layer and around .95-.97 extrusion multiplier. My prints have been looking good however, long story short if I do a drop test on a project of mine, the PETG breaks before the PLA everytime. I've been printing anywhere between 230c - 245c range but the results have been the same. Isnt PETG supposed to be stronger and less brittle? I'm always reading about how tough it is so I'm assuming there must be some user error somewhere, but I'm out of ideas at this point. The PETG has been breaking across the grain and delaminating before the PLA even with a 6 layer wall and bottom thickness as opposed to the PLA at 2 layers. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!
  18. Is this a bug? This is layer 343 in a print. You can see the start of a support line suspended in mid air. Here it is at layer 346. It's starting to grow towards the other support but it's still in the middle of the air It finally joins the other support structure at layer 367. Clearly this doesn't print. You get 24 layers of spaghetti then it *might* adhere to the remaining support and recover enough strength to actually support the remaining print. For background, this is the model I am trying to print. Obviously a good support structure is critical. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2255905
  19. I am using Cura 3.6.0 with a Geeetech A10M. Dual extruders single hot end. When I cut with Cura using extruder #1 life is good. But if I cut with extruder #2, the skirt will print from extruder #1 at 205 deg. Near the end of the skirt temp shifts to 190deg, the end print temp. At the completion of the skirt the temp turns off, the head goes to the purge position (no purge block in the cut) returns to print location and prints with extruder #2 until too cool to extrude. I can with in the machine’s firmware mix colors as long as I cut with #1 not #2. I am a newbie and the 100s of settings in Cura have me baffled. Any suggestions as to where to start. Thanks Rich
  20. Mostly I use PLA for printing my models and I almost never face the problem of adhesion to the build plate (which of course is a good thing). However, almost every single time when my models are finished printing they stick to the blue painters tape so well that when I pull out the finished models the blue painters tape tears out every single time and I need to change the tape almost after every single print. I usually heat the build plate to around 50-60 degree celsius and pull out the finished products since its really difficult to pull them out when they are cool. Is there any way or any specific printing conditions that I need to tweak in so that I will not face this issue any further??? Would be very grateful for your kind suggestions. ☺️
  21. ErinTheSmall

    Top Layer inner wall speed

    I've been having an issue recently where I get slight underextrusion on my top layer inner walls - I assumed there would be a way to change this but can't find anything specific to the top layer. If possible I'd like to make the entire top layer the same speed (inner walls the same speed as the rest) Is this something I can do?
  22. I am trying to switch to the tinker firmware and I have the new .hex file. When I connect the printer to the computer via usb, cura see the printer, but when I click upload firmware, it fails do to "communication error." I replaced the usb cable with a brand new one and it still fails to communicate. I can print from octoprint via usb with no problems, so I thought about updating the firmware from octoprint. My octoprint instance is running on a Raspberry Pi 3 B and I found the firmware updater plugin, but it requires avrdude or bossac and neither seems to make sense for my raspi (although I'm less sure what I'm doing on that side of things.) Any ideas on what might be wrong w/ the UM communication, or any other ways to update firmware (sd card?) Thanks!
  23. Crealator

    Cura wont open on surface pro

    I have installed Cura on my surface pro using the windows download but after it has downloaded, it does not open. It does not create an icon on my desktop and when I find and try to open it in my start menu, the blue circle appears for 3 seconds and then nothing happens. I have tried restarting my computer and reinstalling Cura. Any solutions?
  24. Hello, dear Community! I have a Problem with my endstops. The new endstop is always triggered. Also if I press it down, so it is not just reversed. I bought 3 new endstops and all have the same issue. Is there maybe any difference? The right one and second picture is the original of my CR-10. This metal thing was broken and that was the reason why I changed it. Thanks for your help, Eren
  25. childofthesun1

    Strange X-Axis Print Behavior

    I'm trying to get some Dragonlock items to print and I am running into this strange print behavior. In the picture, the left model was printed along the x-axis and the right wall was printed along the y-axis. The left model has pieces missing from the top layers, but only five of the six bricks. It can't be bed drift, because it doesn't effect the entire model. Other info: Printed on an Ender 3 using Cura, all default settings. This happens every time I use this STL file. I've printed this 3 times, same results. This only happens along the x-axis. The y-axis model is fine, even when I print an x and a y axis print at the same time. Cura's layer preview doesn't show this behavior. Any ideas? Based on the contours, it almost looks like the whole brick-top is printing, just scaled to 80% width. How is that possible?
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