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Community Favorite Marlin 1.1.9 Release for Robo R1+

Discussion in 'Mods and Upgrades' started by Bradf80, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. Fart_Plume

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    I went back to the old firmware. I'm starting to think the driver may be getting weak. I upped the voltage to .8 and it's runs the first 3 layers fine then it doesn't want to go any further up. Yet when I send it commands through mattercontrol it raises just fine, or through the lcd.
     
  2. WheresWaldo

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    Heat is the death of stepper drivers and they put out a lot of heat in that tiny little chip. Sad part is that the heat is dissipated through the circuit board not through the top of the chip.
     
  3. Fart_Plume

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    I've had a 60 mm fan on the board since day 1. But all good things must end as they say.
    But I prefer the Frankenstein approach, give it new life! Muhahahahaha!
     
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    I'm think I'm going to upgrade my board to a skr mini e3 w/TSMC2209 drivers.
     
  5. adepino

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    Is it possible to tell which firmware your Robo R1 is running? I flashed it many years ago and I have no clue whats on there now. Debating on if I want to attempt Marlin 2.0. Sounds complicated to me....
     
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    Not really, but if you are on stock then we can figure out what version it is.
    If it is a stock R1/R1+ it is on Marlin 1.0.x (the exact "x" value will vary depending on any updates or which printer model).
     
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