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by Ben Roj
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Standard R3D PLA
Replies: 16
Views: 1412

Re: Standard R3D PLA

Do you use the guide tube that come with the machine? Remove that if you do. Also, several time the extrusion get into issue due to the way filament spool holder locate. If possible try to put filament spool on top of the printer and let the gravity help to pull it down straight into the extruder.
by Ben Roj
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Marlin 1.1.0 Unofficial firmware version 1.2.1
Replies: 19
Views: 1219

Re: Marlin 1.1.0 Unofficial firmware version 1.2.1

It is unofficial version (testing), posted by Vicky in another topic. Where did you see this? I just checked Github and official downloads. I see your commit here But I d...
by Ben Roj
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tech support unable to advise, printing ceases after 30-40 mins
Replies: 23
Views: 2597

Re: Tech support unable to advise, printing ceases after 30-40 mins

What filament PLA brand are you using? If you are sure that you measure 130c at hot end while it is printing, then you should check the wiring of thermocouple to the mini board on extruder, then try to use the 2nd thermocouple that you had prior removed to replace with the 1st one. Make sure that bo...
by Ben Roj
Mon May 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: a very very clogged hotend- advice
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Re: a very very clogged hotend- advice

I had once bigger blob than this after failed print over night for full bed size object. I didnt have the heat gun, so I just used another hotend to melt (heat up to around 150c) by pressing it into the plastic ball till it reach the metal hotend inside. Wait it to get cool down for a 30seconds, the...
by Ben Roj
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Print stops after 30min.
Replies: 15
Views: 2210

Re: Print stops after 30min.

May I know what do you do or replace to fix this problem?
by Ben Roj
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Hardware problem?
Replies: 18
Views: 1027

Re: Hardware problem?

have you check the belt tension and screw tightness on each pulley at the corners. When printing the circular, please observe what happen when printing on that defect part - any mechanic noise or unusual behaviors that you can notice? I have experience similar defect when I printed a full size circl...
by Ben Roj
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A little disappointed with the N2
Replies: 27
Views: 2705

Re: A little disappointed with the N2

That is exactly what I request them to change in the firmware, unable to turn off the LCD screen when battery is below 60-70% even when unplugged the power cable - is a very bad design. The LCD will keep flashing. The only thing you can do is to turn it on, and left it overnight. I dont want to imag...
by Ben Roj
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Resuming Print - N2
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Resuming Print - N2

To bypass this issue, you can connect to printer via Ideamaker through wifi and adjust the setting from that mirror interface screen. I have this happened to me sometime too, but it can continue to print without problem.
by Ben Roj
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Clogging during a print
Replies: 44
Views: 5048

Re: Clogging during a print

Most of all metal hotend will have issue with standard PLA because of constant retraction, causing filament which get soften clogged in the thermal tube. Polymaker PLA or Raise3D Premium (Polymaker OEM) have higher temp glass transition, so it can retain its form better in thermal tube. You can try ...
by Ben Roj
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Micro Swiss nozzles
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: Micro Swiss nozzles

What version of micro swiss do you use? I used to contact them and they said that it is commissioned by Raise3D and they can not sell it through their store.
by Ben Roj
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's a good reliable PLA
Replies: 18
Views: 1754

Re: What's a good reliable PLA

Polymaker is also another alternative though it is not cheap.
by Ben Roj
Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: n2plus y-Axe dosen´t move
Replies: 10
Views: 850

Re: n2plus y-Axe dosen´t move

Can you move extruder along Y axis by hand when the machine is turn off?
by Ben Roj
Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: BTSN2 Build Plate for Raise3D N2 Printers
Replies: 54
Views: 7030

Re: BTSN2 Build Plate for Raise3D N2 Printers

Hi Michael Can you upload video showing how it work, especially the part where you can bend the plate to release the print object? Does it resist to crack under pressure better than borosilicate glass? I have already break my plate while trying to remove the large print object. As you mentioned that...
by Ben Roj
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Help needed : unwanted xy translation during prints
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: Help needed : unwanted xy translation during prints

You might want to try Z hop feature , it might increase the print time (the time estimation given in the slicer is way off so just ignore it) but can help to minimize collision.
by Ben Roj
Thu Aug 11, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Others
Topic: N2 glass build plate specs?
Replies: 21
Views: 3032

Re: N2 glass build plate specs?

This flexible magnetic buildtak seem to be another good candidate for large print. ... te-system/

Not yet available though.
by Ben Roj
Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: N2+ Initial Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 996

Re: N2+ Initial Problems

I just have similar issue where the friction happen at certain point on XY axis. This is how I solve the problem with Vicky suggestion. 1) switch off the printer and try to move the extruder around with hand, take note of the point where it is hard to move. 2) Unscrew the convex screw on the right a...
by Ben Roj
Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any Owners Out There? Should I drop my Zortrax Inventure Pre-order?
Replies: 10
Views: 2430

Re: Any Owners Out There? Should I drop my Zortrax Inventure Pre-order?

Maybe you should also post this topic in Zortrax forum, it will be great to see from different perspective. I too, feel that Zortrax Inventure is an overprice model. My workhorse 3D printer is Flashforge Creator Pro with sailfish 7.7 firmware. The parts can be easily source when something broke. For...
by Ben Roj
Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New Extruder, Bad Jam
Replies: 64
Views: 3898

Re: New Extruder, Bad Jam

Important point is that if it is very hard to remove the nozzle, don't try to force it. You should do this while it is hot - heat to 120-150c should be enough, and when assemble back, you need to tighten while heat the nozzle to ensure there is be no gap between nozzle and tube. I have this happened...
by Ben Roj
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please help maybe retraction
Replies: 8
Views: 1241

Re: Please help maybe retraction

Do you use the default setting profile for Raise3D in Simplify3D? I believe their latest version has profile ready for Raise3D.

Apart from flow rate, you need to check the filament setting too such as diameter and density and use the number from Ideamaker to Simplify3D
by Ben Roj
Tue May 17, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Extruder leaking
Replies: 24
Views: 3653

Re: Extruder leaking

I have experience similar problem with V2, and I will suggest that you need to do when it is hot otherwise, you might damage the thread screw of heat block like I do.

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