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Robo C2 Moving the print bed with no power

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting' started by Captain Marvelous, Sep 1, 2020.

  1. Captain Marvelous

    Captain Marvelous New Member

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    So, I am a catastrophic idiot and while replacing the hot end assembly on my C2 I unplugged it from the wall, but, not from the printer itself. I turned the printer up slightly to get to the plug for the thermistor and it ended up slipping and falling back, completely prying the DC jack from the mainboard. It looks like the solder just gave and it could be reattached, but, my print bed is completely down and I can't get to the mainboard to remove it as a result.

    Is there a way to move the print bed up without power to the unit? I gingerly tried moving it manually, but, it didn't give at all and I didn't want to break yet another part on my printer due to ineptitude.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    I've tried searching the forums, Youtube, Google, etc. and haven't come up with anything useful.
     
  2. mark tomlinson

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    With power off you should be able to spin the Z rod by hand and manually lift it.
    I just tested it on mine...
     
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  3. Captain Marvelous

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    That worked perfectly, thanks!
     
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    And that technique also works on the R2 printer. :)
     

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