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by mitchfx
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: PEI Build Plate - Rigid Underlayer Needed on N1?
Replies: 1
Views: 95

PEI Build Plate - Rigid Underlayer Needed on N1?

I finally cracked my first glass sheet after 4 years of 3d printing, which was inevitable I guess. Luckily it was on my N1 and not the N2 and I have a spare glass. I do not, however, have any N1 sized BuildTak on hand and was about to order a 3 pack of 10x10" on amazon then cut to size. But the...
by mitchfx
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZHop Loud on N2 Plus, Quiet on N1?
Replies: 2
Views: 568

ZHop Loud on N2 Plus, Quiet on N1?

I've been using ZHop on Retraction for the first time the past few days on both my N2 Plus V2 (Kickstarter generation) and N1 V2 with Bondtech. For some reason, the N2 Plus makes a very loud "chachunk" on every z lift move but the N1 is much quieter and smoother. I'm also finding that with...
by mitchfx
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Thermal Protector - Cable Won't Plug In
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Thermal Protector - Cable Won't Plug In

Jetguy, Thanks for the replies. This all checks out and my board header is definitely missing the pin even though I can't really see the inserted one in the connector. I suspect it's just down a little too deep to see clearly but actually there. I totally trust your guidance on this but will probabl...
by mitchfx
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Thermal Protector - Cable Won't Plug In
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Thermal Protector - Cable Won't Plug In

I'm trying to install the Thermal Protector into my N2 Plus and for some reason the connector from the original cable won't plug into the socket on the protector. I've checked the orientation and all the pins appear to be straight, but for some reason there's a lot of resistance when I try to mate t...
by mitchfx
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Thermal Runaway Error During Filament Load
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Thermal Runaway Error During Filament Load

I just got a Thermal Runaway error and restart while loading filament via the utility (215c) on my 2.5 year old N2 Plus. I've never had this before and have not installed the thermal protector upgrade. After reading several threads on the forums I have some ideas about what might be going on, but wo...
by mitchfx
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Brim/Skirt Ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Re: Brim/Skirt Ideas

Brim for Supports – Simplify3D now allows adding a brim around your support structures, which adds even more surface area to hold down the edges of your supports. Use this in combination with the solid support base layers for an incredibly strong hold! Solid Base Layers – This new option allows you ...
by mitchfx
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Brim/Skirt Ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Re: Brim/Skirt Ideas

None of my supports that contact the bed have a brim. Is there an option to enable this that I may be missing?
by mitchfx
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Share slice settings between filament types (and printers)?
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Share slice settings between filament types (and printers)?

I guess I don't understand why the profiles are segregated like this in the first place in IM's UI. It would also be nice to allow a slice profile to be assigned to a model (or models) in your IM project so when you open it later there's no guesswork about how it was sliced previously. This is even ...
by mitchfx
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Tree Supports
Replies: 3
Views: 491

Tree Supports

by mitchfx
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Share slice settings between filament types (and printers)?
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Share slice settings between filament types (and printers)?

I'm not a fan of how IM segregates the different slicing profiles between each filament and printer type. This makes it very cumbersome to re-use carefully dialed in settings when you simply switch from Raise PLA to a 3rd party filmaent, etc. The same holds true for when you switch printers. The Imp...
by mitchfx
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Brim/Skirt Ideas
Replies: 6
Views: 619

Brim/Skirt Ideas

A couple of quick thoughts... 1. Do we really need separate brim and skirt settings? Why not have it be one setting and you define if it's a brim by choosing 0.0mm offset. 2. Is there a way to force brim/skirt generation on the inside wall of parts that have closed interior borders? If not, please c...
by mitchfx
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: N2 Plus Dual in Single Mode - Right Fan First Layer ON?
Replies: 1
Views: 419

N2 Plus Dual in Single Mode - Right Fan First Layer ON?

I've converted my N2 Plus dual to a single extruder to reduce weight and improve print quality, but one thing I've noticed is that the remaining fan for the now missing right hot end does not obey per-layer fan control instructions. This means it remains ON when the first layer goes down even though...
by mitchfx
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End
Replies: 39
Views: 2940

Re: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End

Still no resolution from Raise3D on this issue. I've been waiting for 2 months to hear back on their engineer's diagnosis for the cause. I'm hoping that I don't have a $2k paperweight on my hands :(
by mitchfx
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Simplify3D & N2 Plus - V2 Hot End Adjustments?
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Simplify3D & N2 Plus - V2 Hot End Adjustments?

I've swapped the V1 hot-end of my N2 Plus out for a V2 since last slicing using Simplify3D. Are there any adjustments I should make to my existing N2 Plus profile to account for the V2? I assume a lower temperature for PLA since the V1 had problems with anything lower than 210, but anything else tha...
by mitchfx
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Gray Premium PLA Please.
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Gray Premium PLA Please.

There's an image of a nice GRAY color on the Raise3D Premium PLA product page, but unfortunately it's not available in the choices to add to the cart. Any chance we can get this awesome looking color added to the product line?

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by mitchfx
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End
Replies: 39
Views: 2940

Re: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End

Hi Jetguy,

I have the Bohong. Michael from Raise3D is here right now doing some diagnostics. Yea!

Here is the Gcode from Simplify3D, one standard layer and one vase mode.

Thanks,
Mitch
by mitchfx
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End
Replies: 39
Views: 2940

Re: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End

Here's a photo showing the results at 0.2mm sliced in Simplify. Right is vase mode and left regular layer mode. I called Rasie3D yesterday who said they are looking into the issue and will let me know.

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by mitchfx
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Extra Inflation Distance for Supports in IdeaMaker?
Replies: 1
Views: 725

Extra Inflation Distance for Supports in IdeaMaker?

Simplify3D offers a nice little feature for supports called "Extra Inflation Distance". This value lets you set how much the slicer pads or extends the supports outward by a mm value. Any chance we can get something like this in IdeaMaker?
by mitchfx
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Swapping V1 for V2 HotEnd in N2 Plus - Instructions and Tips?
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Swapping V1 for V2 HotEnd in N2 Plus - Instructions and Tips?

Are there any detailed instructions and/or videos out there on the process of swapping out the V1 hotend for the V2 on the N2 Plus? I had V2s sitting on the shelf for months that were supposed to be swapped out by the Raise3D tech who delivered my N1 but he mistook the older V2 design for a V1 and c...
by mitchfx
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End
Replies: 39
Views: 2940

Re: Z Banding on N1 with V2 Hot End

All this being said, I'm definitely down to follow any advice you might have as to what hardware and electronics I should consider upgrading to. I've narrowed down my herd of FDM printers to only the N2 Plus and and N1 at this point and had expected the N1 to be my best quality FDM unit while the N2...

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