Tuesday, August 7, 2012

It’s always something

In preparation for an outing to Chicon later this month, I decided to get the updates to the 2nd printer done.  Basically a heated print bed (with aluminum surface) and LM8UU bearings.  So last night I fired up printer 1 and started printing a new X end set and left that overnight.
Not only did the print fail due to the printer vibrating itself off the edge of the desk (not falling but pulling the USB cable out), but the power connection to the bed heater PCB failed.  That’s fixed, I’m getting back up to temp and will start again, then go out and cut the aluminum plate.
That’s the fun thing about these printers, there’s always something to do.

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