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Heated bed too slow to heat? check some possible fixes

Your bed is taking too long to get to the desired temperature? check some tips to decrease the heating time and make your printer more efficient! Check the PCB side (the side with lines must be on top) This is a common mistake, the PCB is mounted upside down, and the material that the board is made of has a…

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Extruder clogged at mid-print? Learn how to save it!

Unfortunately this issue happens more than we could expect, especially with a low quality extruder / filament and also on some special filaments as wood and metallic. So we will approach from two fronts, how to prevent it to happen, and how to save a print if it happens. How to prevent clogging in 3d printers! The first tip is,…

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3D printers are catching fire (literally).

3D-printers are catching fire (literally). Think of your beloved 3D Printer, it is printing flawlessly trough the night while you sleep.., and then suddenly.. Theres a nice cosy Fire!! why is this happening? how can we prevent it, and more important, how dangerous can it be? Did this ever happen? Is there a real danger? “Yes, mine did!”, Here we see…

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How to 3D-print super-fast and have an awesome finishing – CHECK OUT!

How to 3D-print super-fast and have an awesome finishing – CHECK OUT! In this method you can print super fast with low resolution layer height and yet get awesome results on ABS!  CHECK THE PICTURES! Comparison between final quality!  time to print also has a huge difference Are you printing in 0.1mm layer height to get “medium-low” quality prints?, you…

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5 Reasons to start using a cooler to print

5 Reasons to convince you to start use cooling! 1 – Prints without support They will print incredibly better, specially the long ones. check the image comparing 2 – Small perimeters No cooling | inefficient cooling | Perfect cooling you can download this test by clicking here: Download 3 – Print with higher temperatures Why in the hell would i print it overheated?…

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Let’s light up our 3D Printers !!!

Let’s light up our 3D-Printers !!! In this tutorial you will learn how to make a dimmable led strip for your 3D printer! Before we begin, how are we going to do this? There are a few ways of making a control for the led, you will see some of them here: 1st = This tutorial, current controlled by a…

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3D Printer AUTO-CLEANING! | A must have!

In this tutorial you will learn the basics about scripting in G-CODE, and how to make a nozzle cleaning + Moving bed forward after print scripts. Before we begin, what you will need: Basic knowledge of g-codes (if you don’t, check my another tutorial about g-codes CLICK HERE ) A fully operating 3D printer Some “wasted” space on your bed…

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3D Printer G-CODES – The newbie guide!

How can a g-code help me to make better 3D prints? and how to use it? In this tutorial you will learn the most useful commands, and also how to use it! Please, keep in mind that this tutorial designed for Marlin / Repetier firmwares, it is not guaranteed to work with another firmware, What is a G-code? G-code (a.k.a…

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3D printer Bed Auto-Leveling (A must have!)

What is the bed auto leveling feature? See this video! RepRap Bed Auto Leveling – Alex Borro Now, this is a MUST HAVE for most printers. Had you ever felt tired of having to re-calibrate the endstop on the Z axis? Or tightening the screws on the bed every day? Well, unless you have high-end printer, you probably know what…

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