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by socke
Tue May 23, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: upload gcode NOT using ideaMaker?
Replies: 2
Views: 5

Re: upload gcode NOT using ideaMaker?

I'm using WinSCP as like many others here...
by socke
Tue May 23, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Printer Filament Monitor
Replies: 33
Views: 1748

Re: Printer Filament Monitor

Is it using a position encoder like the Tunell Monitor?
by socke
Tue May 23, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Printer Filament Monitor
Replies: 33
Views: 1748

Re: Printer Filament Monitor

Can you say anything about how is it working (principle of detection) and the planned price tag?
by socke
Tue May 23, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Nuts on z-axes loose
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Nuts on z-axes loose

They are loose by intention - don't tighten them!
by socke
Mon May 22, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Bondtech BMG upgrade for the N series
Replies: 67
Views: 1340

Re: Bondtech BMG upgrade for the N series

Is there a single extruder version? Or is it possible to remove the second motor to make it even lighter? The right side can of course be emptly of components that would make it a single version (left hotend occupied). How big interest is it for a single version? I'm interested in a single version,...
by socke
Thu May 11, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Make changes available - rant warning
Replies: 11
Views: 217

Re: Make changes available - rant warning

Vicky, maybe I'm wrong in that you never used the term 'open source'. But at least there were some promises from which we could expect more than we actually got. Here are only 3 examples from KS, there are most likely more, but I didn't do a full search:

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by socke
Tue May 09, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Make changes available - rant warning
Replies: 11
Views: 217

Re: Make changes available - rant warning

John, I fully agree. One more point: At least in the beginning, R3D claimed to build an 'Open Source Printer'. And now, more than a year later, the only thing I can see is an outdated Marlin. No open hardware, no open LCD software. R3D, please look at companies like BCN3D or even Ultimaker. They hav...
by socke
Tue May 09, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: LCD firmware reversion request
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: LCD firmware reversion request

+1
At least, you should make this an option...
by socke
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

:D
Regarding the flex material: I didn't test it by myself, but others reported it works very well. Maybe the key is, how strong you tightened the thumb screw?
by socke
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

I can only speak for myself: I was not able to print PETG without the Bondtech also had issues with some PLA filaments...
I'm curious, but why did you upgrade if you were happy with the stock setup?
by socke
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: auto z screw leveling
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: auto z screw leveling

I also thought about this issue, some time ago. But it doesn't bring any advantage if we measure some distance to the hotend, imo. Instead we need to measure the distance to the tip of the nozzle. Maybe by some electrical contact, attached to the bed. I'm sure, the challenge would be to make this re...
by socke
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

Maybe this are copies, but the guys from Prometheus were definitely not the first doing this! In my opinion a low friction hotend is the critical point, either it should be PTFE (may or may not work) or it should have a coating like that from Micro Swiss. I'm aware that a stainless steel hotend like...
by socke
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

I think, the most practical way for dual extrusion (I mean with different materials, not just different colors) would be a dual X axis machine... But the alignment issue remains in that case. Alternatively, for some limited use this could be also interesting: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1926351...
by socke
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

@photoholic: I can tell you only from my point of view: The Bondtech extruders are the best of the best you can get for money - no early adopter junk! However, with the current Bondtech Mini extruder it may take a little effort to make dual extrusion working (a custom firmware could be one possible ...
by socke
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: repetier firmware
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: repetier firmware

Regarding your first point:
I don't know the Repetier firmware, but in Marlin it is little below 10Hz if I remember right. However, 15Hz would be more than sufficient as the thermal inertia of the heater is much slower.
by socke
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project Bondtech Extruder
Replies: 683
Views: 47671

Re: Project Bondtech Extruder

You need a custom firmware for dual extrusion with different E step values. There are different approaches out there, I recommend you to read some pages back...
by socke
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Project: The next heated bed
Replies: 23
Views: 679

Re: Project: The next heated bed

Just added a minor update to the first posts, showing how to fix the glass plate...
by socke
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A little disappointed with the N2
Replies: 23
Views: 721

Re: A little disappointed with the N2

100% agree. It's similar to what I've already wrote approximately one year ago. And I could write some more points...
Btw., very, very nice website!
by socke
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Bontech Extruder Opinions
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Bontech Extruder Opinions

Why don't you ask in the original thread?

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