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Simplify 3d

Discussion in 'Software' started by John Rygg, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. collin

    collin New Member

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    i put it in under offset
     
  2. Invertmast

    Invertmast Active Member

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    I put mine in under the gcode
     
  3. deeph

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    Does anyone know how to change Esteps in this software? Also my First layer the extruder didn't run fast enough, how do I fix this?

    When just after Auto bed levelling, the hotend dragging the bed move onto the center bed.

    EDIT: Also how to calibrate E-steps? I have tried step-by-step from other forum that using G92 Exx to update the E-steps but it doesn't work.
     
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  4. RokleM

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    Seemingly stupid question, has anyone been able to modify the supports? I see in the menu's you're supposed to be able to do some clicking, etc, however nothing seems to change on mine. I can't select any of the supports in order to delete or modify them.
     
  5. deeph

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    Yesterday I was trying to print some parts but after 3 hours run, my simplify crash (not responded). Has anyone have this problem?
     
  6. lemuba

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    The question might be: what did not responded...?
    I had the problem with a too high stock baud rate and resulting communication problems/crashes - after I reduced the parameter in the Marlin configuration.h file to 115200 baud, now both simplify3d and finally octoprint is working without crashes.
     
  7. deeph

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    I will try that, Thanks
     
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    Can't connect other than 250000 baudrate..
     
  9. Joey

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    In this video they are using Simplify3D. It shows how easy the structures break off and how to add/remove custom supports.




    Baud rate is the frequency of signals going back and forth between your computer and the printer, your printers firmware will be setup for a certain baud rate. Most Robo's are 250k, however the firmware is also capable of 115200 baud.
     
  10. deeph

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    I have no problem again on baudrate, I stayed at 250000. The problem was I printed my parts that loaded the file from another computer. Then first I copy the file into my Robo's computer and run it from there. Works great now.

    And what do you do if the hotend scratching the printed parts? Is there feature that when not printing the Z move upward a bit?
     
  11. robert sanchez

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    Copy the ending Gcode from matter control into the simplify3d ending Gcode.

    There is a line of code that repositions x and y away. I'd copy it but it's running right now. The simplify3d code is missing the line right before turning off the motors.
     
  12. robert sanchez

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    ok, here you go, the line that says "g1 x10 y200":

    M104 S0 ; turn off temperature
    M140 S0 ; turn off bed
    G1 X10 Y200
    M84 ; disable motors
     
  13. deeph

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    Sorry, but actually while printing the hotend scratching the printed parts. I did copy that gcode already.
     
  14. robert sanchez

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    Ok that problem is beyound my 3 days of working with the software, sorry.

    Side note customer service emailed me back at 10pm Pacific on Saturday.
     
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    I was thinking about your problem, but I'm not sure how to actually do it.

    You should be able to implement g-code to raise the extruder up a few mm, than pan over and away. Maybe Mike can chime in on how to modify the following code to do so, see the line with ???????

    M104 S0 ; turn off temperature
    M140 S0 ; turn off bed
    G1 z5.0 ; ????????not sure if this would work, mike can you confirm??????
    G1 X10 Y200
    M84 ; disable motors
     
  18. Joey

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    That would cause the extruder nozzle to go down to 5 mm off of the bed, which would crush your part. You're looking to move 5 mm from the part, which means you need to add G91 in to go into relative positioning.

    M104 S0 ; turn off temperature
    M140 S0 ; turn off bed
    G91; relative positioning
    G1 z5.0 ;
    G1 X10 Y200
    M84 ; disable motors


    Overall though, I wouldn't recommend this, as moving away from the part in the Z-direction first is prone to leaving blobs, since of the direction and speed your moving. I've had success putting the following.

    G28 X0; home x-axis
    M104 S0 ; turn off temperature
    M140 S0 ; turn off bed
    M84 ; disable motors
     
  19. robert sanchez

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    mmm, before I started panning to one side, I ended up with the heat from the extruder distorting the part when it finished, even after turning off the heaters. So thus the reason I started panning to one side. I normally run this while I'm doing something else, so I'm not there the second it stops printing. I've had great success panning the extruder away. However, if you bed was autoleveled, but isn't actually level, you may mark the part as you pan across, thus the reason to raise up a few mm, then pan.
     
  20. Joey

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    That's a very good point, for that situation where you may be printing on a slight angle, using the relative coordinates and G-code command to move the Z axis up would be a really good way of doing things.
     

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