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Posted · S5 Mystery Screw

Unboxed our new S5 yesterday and a found a screw loose inside the box. It just looks to be a regular M3 x 16 screw and the head profile doesn't seem to match anything that I can see. Would anyone know where this belongs and is it something to be concerned about?

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    Posted · S5 Mystery Screw

    These screws were used before the S5 for the case and other covers. So 2 options, maybe the S5 uses this kind of screw for the bottom cover or it is a "blind passenger" 🙂

     

    I would not worry about it, these screws (round or the new flat ones) are for cover and chassis and not for something important in the printer.

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    Posted · S5 Mystery Screw

    The standard M3x16 or M3x14 screws are still used for all purposes other than the casing. But not for the bottom cover. I would check inside the build volume for a missing screw, e.g. somewhere on the bottom of the print bed.

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