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PidTune Ultimaker 2 with e3d v6

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Hi all, i'm installed an e3d v6 on my UM2.

Now i must to do the PidTune, because the heater cartridge is to 40W. But i've so much problem;

If I connect the printer to my macbook with pronterface, I send the M303 command after a few second pronterface say me:


 >>> M303SENDING:M303PID Autotune startPID Autotune failed! Temperature too high


What can I do?

Tkanks a lot ;)

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Are you doing this with warm hot-end?

Marlin gives this message when you overshoot the target temperature by 20°C. Since you don't specify a target temp it is 150°C by default so if you start with a hot-end warmer than 170°C it will abort.

Anyway, you should do PID tuning at the temperature you usually use -- if you typically print at 215°C, use:


M303 S215


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