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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

I've been using Cura for slicing, been tweaking a lot because it sometimes prints in the air.

Then I got this model and when I started printing it, machine suddely stops without prior notice and stays in place, creating a nest of plastic.

 

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn288/xaimill/10592185_10204441410860324_568501462_n_zps98b24193.jpg

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn288/xaimill/10524447_10204441410900325_1651590943_n_zps24f35d1a.jpg

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn288/xaimill/10582280_10204441410940326_520728093_n_zps31c0b747.jpg

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn288/xaimill/10595856_10204441411180332_162447476_n_zpscec0c1f1.jpg

My machine is a chinese Glitar 3, it's new. Thanks in advance.

 

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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

If your printer is crashing in mid-print and freezing up, then I'd say it's most likely a problem with the hardware/firmware on your printer.

The actual gcode that Cura generates is just a pretty straightforward collection of straight line print segments; it shouldn't cause a correctly functioning printer to behave like you are seeing.

 

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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

When I have this problem, it is usually due to power glitch,

after switching the oven in the kitchen or power plugs with multiple extensions :-|

But I do have my UM running with USB, I have the restart the PC and reconnect with Cura.

 

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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

This is going to be my mantra;

'Did you safely remove your SD-card?'

 

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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

Illuminarti:

im beginning to think so. I will contact the company to see if they can send me previous firmware versions to try and re-installing in the printer.

xeno: its running directly for SD card, and no, no items were being switched on or off during orinting, but its good to have that noted.

Nallath: yes, I always right-click> eject SD card.

Right now is either that problem from Cura, or not printing at all from a Simplify3D gcode. Very frustrating.

Thanks for the replies.

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Posted · Prints suddenly stops, creates "nest"

I had the same, 2,5 hours in my 2nd overnight 8 hour print :(

I can;t think of a reason other than a corrupted file on the SD card. So I reloaded and removed safely. Will report tomorrow morning.

 

 

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