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Posted · S5 Malfunctions after "pause at height", Prints Air

I have attempted several different builds that require a "pause at height/layer" for me to insert a part, then continue printing. After any pause at height operation, my S5 resumes by extruding a small blob of plastic in a location seemingly unrelated to the print. It then resumes printing, but just moves the head, with no extrusion. It is not a clogged nozzle. I've updated the firmware and I'm using Cura version 3.4.1

 

Anyone else having an issue, and more importantly, is there a solution? I can't monitor the printer constantly to determine when to pause it manually. I need this feature to work.

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    Posted · S5 Malfunctions after "pause at height", Prints Air

    Here's a curious development. I just let a malfunctioning print run to see what would happen, and after a few minutes it became clear that after the pause the feeder began running IN REVERSE! My filament is now halfway up the bowden tube!

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    Posted · S5 Malfunctions after "pause at height", Prints Air
    On 9/30/2018 at 5:20 AM, Dim3nsioneer said:

    The PauseAtHeight Script is fixed for the next Cura version so it also works with the Ultimaker 3 and S5 printers.

     

    Great! Maybe I'll try the beta.

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    Posted · S5 Malfunctions after "pause at height", Prints Air

    I'm using Cura 3.5.1 with an Anycubic i3 Mega printer and I have a similar problem. The extruder just "prints in the air" after a break. No filament is feed through the extruder after the pause.

    Actually I wanted to insert a pause at layer 4 to insert a layer of tulle/net to print "dragon scales" as in https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2755451

    The settings are as follows…

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