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mark tomlinson

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    1. OutsourcedGuru
      OutsourcedGuru
      Regarding your post in bed-heater-installing-ssr-pid-control-instructions, "I would expect a MOSFET... to work at least as good as an SSR.", just throwing it out there that if you pulled the lid off those SSRs you're buying there's likely a MOSFET or TRIAC inside. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid-state_relay#Operation (Would have just posted but Waldo's a little cranky lately on resurrecting old threads.)
    2. Nicole Dubois
      Nicole Dubois
      Hi,
      I have 2 robos R1 and I keep on having issues here and there. On one Robo the X axis, when it glides to the left its pretty smooth but for one point on the rods. I think this is the reason a get a shift in my prints. About a few layers after the raft has printed.

      Could it be a bearing problem? I am questionning because it only happens on a certain point on the rods.
      1. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        Bearing or perhaps a bad rod. Changing the bearing is easier.
        Apr 14, 2017
    3. Jeff Uberstine
      Jeff Uberstine
      What made you get a Robo C2, just curious.
      1. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        Really just wanted an better small/fine detail printer.
        Using the R1+ for that is a pain.
        Apr 14, 2017
    4. eric scalia
      eric scalia
      any experience with the e3dv6 and r1+?
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    5. Aflickted
      Aflickted
      Hey man, how do I find you on Amazon? I want to see if you have anything on your wishlist I can afford to buy you. You have been so helpful.
    6. Hugo César Tarelo
      Hugo César Tarelo
      I Mark...
      I've some problems. My 3D robot send this message..
      My 3D robot, send this message... Your printerir reportinga hardware Error. This may prevent your printer fromfunctioning properly. Error Reported: "Extruder switched Off. MAXTEMP triggered !"
      Can you help me?
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      2. Hugo César Tarelo
        Hugo César Tarelo
        What should I do in this case?
        Apr 13, 2016
      3. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        Make sure the thermistor wires are connected to the RAMPS and not broken. If they are then it is a bad thermistor.
        Apr 13, 2016
      4. Hugo César Tarelo
        Hugo César Tarelo
        Ok, thank you. I will check it
        Apr 13, 2016
    7. R41
      R41
      My Robo 3d R1 1.4.0.5335 wont print STL file created in Punch V9, it downloads into print que, I can see the OBJects downloads the Printer Que, I can see the OBJECTS on the Printer Que Bed, but they don't print, the printer calibrates, then says PRINT FINISHED, print Another.
      1. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        I can't help you with MatterControl. Sorry, I do not use it. Perhaps try another program (repetier host or Cura)
        Apr 13, 2016
    8. Daniel Lam
      Daniel Lam
      Thank you I just pulled the fuse out and it is bad. What is the amps on the fuse?
      I just replaced the fuse and it blow immediately. Any what next?
      1. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        What was the fuse labeled? I would need to pull one from a working unit to be sure.
        May 25, 2015
    9. Robert Choban
      Robert Choban
      Mark could you look at a post for me and if you don't have any ideas could you suggest someone else to talk with.
      "Fingers and hands for children"
      1. mark tomlinson
        mark tomlinson
        I only just discovered these profile posts... hopefully this was not urgent. Sorry :)
        Jan 9, 2015
    10. Mike Kelly
      Mike Kelly
      Hey happy birthday
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    11. Mike Kelly
      Mike Kelly
      Did you end up printing that tower to make sure it was right? I think that it's 100mm with 10 layers for 10mm per layer, so that's every 50 layers at .2mm

      If you did would you be up to trying to make a resource? I'm hoping we can get that growing. I'll make a category for STL's and Gcode
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    Gender:
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    Dec 4, 1960 (Age: 56)
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Occupation:
    Software Engineer