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Posted · Insects Getting into Printer


Has anyone else had the problem of occasionally getting bugs in their printer? I usually find them around the print cores (see attached picture). We've got the S5 Bundle on a stand and it's cut down on the problem, but we still get some from time to time.


If you've had this problem, what did you do to fix it?



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    Posted · Insects Getting into Printer

    Bug reports should really be made on Github but I'll try to help.

    • Level your bed.
    • Print some more little yellow stickers but put "Keep Out" on them.
    • Moth Balls.  (Although getting them off the moths can be tough).
    • Nothing flammable/combustible.  Mesh aluminum screen might impede the air flow of the fans.
    • Speaking of the fans - I'm surprised you could hear the little screams over the fan noise when the hot ends came to life.

    I have to go now because my tongue is cramping up from being stuck in my cheek.



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