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by matthijs
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Working F 3.1 , but Display doesn't
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Re: Working F 3.1 , but Display doesn't

Did you try reversing the cable with the printer off and then turn on the printer afterwards? The display needs to be initialised, which cannot be done properly with the cable connector reversed.
by matthijs
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Shifting and hot electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 1679

Re: Shifting and hot electronics

Ok. Clockwise is more current, counterclockwise less. Every trim pot is positioned near the corresponding driver. The drivers are designed to withstand high temperatures, so they can become very hot to the touch without issues. When they overheat, they shut down for a few seconds. That can cause shi...
by matthijs
Tue Aug 16, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Working F 3.1 , but Display doesn't
Replies: 7
Views: 1397

Re: Working F 3.1 , but Display doesn't

You also see this pattern on the display when the flat cable is inserted the wrong way around.
by matthijs
Tue Aug 16, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Shifting and hot electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 1679

Re: Shifting and hot electronics

Hi,

Check the assembly manual, page 29 (step 89).
It shows a picture of trim potmeter settings that usually work.
You can download the manual here: http://www.felixprinters.com/downloads/ ... IX_3.1.pdf.
by matthijs
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Felix wont install
Replies: 1
Views: 3178

Re: Felix wont install

Hello Instasquid, Is this the same windows 7 box you used before? Does your printer have a display? If so, does it show the usual info when you power it on? Do you see any device show up in the windows Device manager when you plug in and turn on the printer? The Felix 3 should show up as a USB seria...
by matthijs
Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PLA not sticking just after moves
Replies: 4
Views: 14355

Re: PLA not sticking just after moves

Hi Dave,

Can you decrease the distance to the bed a little?
You can do this for example with babystepping.
Sometimes the filament doesn't stick right away when the nozzle is not close enough to the bed.
by matthijs
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: left of bed does not print ok...
Replies: 1
Views: 2436

Re: left of bed does not print ok...

Hello GimpyLeg,

Can you explain a bit more?

The print results looks a bit like the bed is not leveled correctly. But what is going on with that hot end heater cartridge?

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