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by Daws
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: N2 / N2 Plus Camera
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: N2 / N2 Plus Camera

A colleague of mine tried the "Logitech C170 (5MP)" and had good success. I use the same one, it's incredibly cheap and seems to work well. The resolution is low but I'm not sure if this is to do with the camera output or a limit on image size in raise cloud, it works well enough to see i...
by Daws
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Rosslyn Chapel Apprentice and Master Mason Pillars
Replies: 2
Views: 387

Re: Rosslyn Chapel Apprentice and Master Mason Pillars

Beautiful work, I wonder what the 15th century stonemasons would have thought of this :)
by Daws
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: N2 Touchscreen not reacting to touch on it's left side
Replies: 23
Views: 4232

Re: N2 Touchscreen not reacting to touch on it's left side

Caution, for an N series, the daughter card that connects to that screen has a 12 pin touch interface where as that ebay screen linked has a 6 pin incompatible interface. So the LCD might work, but the touchscreen portion will not. Thanks for the info, guess I'll keep using the mouse plugged into t...
by Daws
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: N2 Touchscreen not reacting to touch on it's left side
Replies: 23
Views: 4232

Re: N2 Touchscreen not reacting to touch on it's left side

I've been looking for a replacement since the Jaycar version has been discontinued, any idea if this one will work? https://www.ebay.com/itm/7-inch-1024-600-LVDS-TFT-lcd-display-with-capacitive-touch-screen-panel/113078515249?hash=item1a54013631:g:NPUAAOSwhTBbKMRw Screen is made by Amelin part numbe...
by Daws
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Nonplanar printing
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Nonplanar printing

Nonplanar printing improves the surface quality of top layers on parts by incorporating z-travel at the same time as x-y travel, this is especially useful when the upper surfaces of a part have very shallow slopes which accentuate the layer lines, such as spheres. From what I can tell, it's still qu...
by Daws
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: RaiseCloud
Topic: Upload to RaiseCloud?
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: Upload to RaiseCloud?

I was thinking about this today too. I think what Noren means is when you slice a model in ideamaker, you have two options: - Export to local disk - Upload to Printer A third option to upload to RaiseCloud would be useful, currently I have to Export to Local Disk then upload the files via RaiseCloud...
by Daws
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: RaiseCloud
Topic: Working with Raisecloud
Replies: 8
Views: 1695

Re: Working with Raisecloud

I only have 1 printer too, while I agree RaiseCloud is quite "feature rich" for single printer users, the way that it is organised means you don't have to use those tabs. I visited the forum today to say thanks to the Raise3D development team for RaiseCloud, the ability for me to start job...
by Daws
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: N Series
Topic: Bad prints / heavy issues
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Bad prints / heavy issues

This looks like not enough filament, did you change your extrusion width settings in the slicer?
by Daws
Tue May 14, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Other brand materials setting
Replies: 8
Views: 1331

Re: Other brand materials setting

We have an open filament program with different filament manufacturers. You can get more information from here: https://www.raise3d.com/pages/the-open-filament-program. We will keep on extending the list. Can you please add support for the older printers to the filament list, I have an N2 and I see...
by Daws
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: First layer fill issue
Replies: 7
Views: 957

Re: First layer fill issue

I'd like to have you test some settings if you'd like to have a try. Edit the first layer height to be 0.2mm, print speed of first layer to be 10mm/s. Increase bed temperature to be 55-60C to provide better adhesion for the first layer. Enable Print Shells in optimal order can provide better bindin...
by Daws
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: First layer fill issue
Replies: 7
Views: 957

Re: First layer fill issue

Thanks Vicky, I'll give those settings a go and see if it makes a difference.
by Daws
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Velociraptor
Replies: 9
Views: 1754

Re: Velociraptor

Amazing work!
by Daws
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: First layer fill issue
Replies: 7
Views: 957

Re: First layer fill issue

Sure, the file is too large to attach here as a zip, I have put it on my dropbox here images of the first layer printing here This issue is not just limited to this model and I believe this also contributes to a similarly bad finish on the top layer too, the top is harder to confirm as I'm not usual...
by Daws
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: First layer fill issue
Replies: 7
Views: 957

First layer fill issue

I've noticed that I get different results for the first layer solid fill dependent on the direction of travel of the extruder. The easiest way to describe this is to imagine printing an item where the bottom layer is a square, I have found that I get terrible infill if the print head starts at the t...
by Daws
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: life size statue of Kara from "detroit become human" game
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

Re: life size statue of Kara from "detroit become human" game

Wow! This is truly amazing, thanks for posting. Would love to see some pics of the unfinished pieces.
by Daws
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Engineering plastic filament
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Re: Engineering plastic filament

Forum member mhayduk has printed with it. I recall that it was a struggle. Don't know where he ended up with the stuff. I have a couple samples, but have never tried printing with it. You might try messaging mhayduk (Matt) to see what his experience was. Thanks, I'll wait a few days to see if he sp...
by Daws
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Engineering plastic filament
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Engineering plastic filament

Does anyone have any experience with any of the Igus Iglide 3D printing filaments? Particularly, how it prints (I'm using an N2) and also how it performs in the real world. This is a specialist engineering filament designed for load bearing applications. There's a lot of information on various sourc...
by Daws
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Retrieve Slicing Preferences after print
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

Re: Retrieve Slicing Preferences after print

This may not be overly intuitive but it is a really handy feature, thanks to all and thanks for the explanation Jetguy
by Daws
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Fortnite Battle Bus
Replies: 19
Views: 11336

Re: Fortnite Battle Bus

That is so cool! Great work on the modelling and the finished piece.
by Daws
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Coasters
Replies: 9
Views: 1413

Re: Coasters

My first thought is not the buildplate, it's the fact this Spring is all over temp wise. The thing you have to understand is you do not have a patent protected chamber temp control and even heated airflow. That's literally the line in the sand between a over $10k+ patent protected printer and a con...

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