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Discussion in 'Mods and Upgrades' started by William, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. William

    William New Member

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    I'm having issues with the printer stopping mid print. A new USB cable didn't help and I'm in need of an LCD controller. I'm in a crunch so I'm asking for recommendations for ones that can be delivered quickly (Amazon Prime?) and with few to no issues. If there are any accessories that are needed at time of order, please specify those. Thanks!!
     
  2. tesseract

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    I would recommend the reprap discount LCD you can still get it through Printed Solid.com he is also a member here and has many products they go fast but I think he has some right now and does ship very quickly the other thing is if you received your printer recently there is a good chance the LCD will simply plug in and work the firmware has been adjusted to work with that one by default.
     
  3. Printed Solid

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    I'm out of the XXLs for another week or so, but after that I should have quite a bit of them on hand.
    I do have the full graphics displays on hand. They require a slight firmware mod, but work quite well.

    I ship those displays via first class mail, so they usually get to anywhere in the country within a few days.
     
  4. tesseract

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    oops sorry about the misinformation I know they go fast
     
  5. William

    William New Member

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    Thanks, both of you!! I can update the firmware; I've done it before. Can you ship it Priority Mail? It would probably fit in their small flat rate box and ship for a little over $5 and get here in Wednesday (wholly crap I'm cutting this close).
     
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    I can definitely ship it priority. Sent you a PM.
     
  7. SteveC

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    I second that Printed ships very quickly! I have the XXL but the full graphics one looks great and functions the same. You probably have already but if not make sure you update to the latest firmware before printing the case or the screw holes will be off enough to be annoying.
     
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  8. Printed Solid

    Printed Solid Volunteer Admin
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    We've got a bunch of the XXLs in stock now. Get them while you can. Like Jeff said, they go fast. I'll try to reorder before they run out again!
     
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  9. SoLongSidekick

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    They go fast because they rock, so much nicer than having to tie up my computer. Playing Crysis 3 while printing is a thing of beauty.

    Sent from my XT1060 using Tapatalk
     
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  10. miaxix888

    miaxix888 New Member

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    very interested on the LCD !
     
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  11. miaxix888

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    just ordered one. lol
     
  12. Galaxius

    Galaxius Well-Known Member

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    Printed Solid, which display would you recommend and why? XXL, Full Graphics, or something else?


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  13. Printed Solid

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    I'm only familiar with the reprap discount controllers. I'd probably recommend the XXL. The large display is really nice. A lot of Robo owners have them, so there are a number of different enclosures already designed. You can plug it right in without messing with the firmware.

    The full graphics is cool if you are really going to dive into the code and mess with it so that you can have your own custom graphics, but I've only ever heard of 1 customer who has done that.
     
  14. Printed Solid

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    One other thing. I have a wifi SD card on order. People on other forums have used these with their LCDs to send the gcode around. I'll report in with my results.
     
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  15. Galaxius

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    Thanks Printed.
     
  16. multimake

    multimake New Member

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    Hi,
    The wifi SD sounds really good.. can you tell us the brand or model?
    I made some changes on Marlin for the classic Full graphic screen..
    Based on BCN3d+ printer code (bigger extruder and hotbed graphics):

    [​IMG]
     
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