Well hello all :-) I have a z603s and want to bring it upto 2018 spec :-) because the design is a couple of years old it's missing things like removable bed / filament sensor etc,, enclosure so I thought I would have a go at improving it.
So far I've fitted a removable bed. This is a printinz bed and I've designed up some abs bed holders. Seems to work okay, might need to tweak the front clip a little... Second, I'm halfway through enclosing the printer off for ABS. Some photos below.
And last of all will be autobed leveling :-) got my BL Touch probe on order..
weird one, these are such good machines, been running for years without issue. After a print today I happened to notice that the Y axis has got incredibly 'stiff' and when steppers are disabled, or machine off, it takes a huge amount of force to move it. Put a little grease on the bearing rods but no different. Any ideas? should i strip and replace bearings? thanks for any suggestions
My heated bed no longer heats up. I've tried replacing the thermistor on it with no success. This tells me one of two things (1) it's something in the bed and it should be replaced. (2) The PCB with the circuit for the bed thermistor is fried and the PCB needs repalcing.
I'm trying to troubleshoot this in my spare time so if anyone has ideas, I would appreciate it. This is my ABS printer as it is highlysuccessful with ABS (I have plexiglass cover all around this guy and need to get it working again soon.
I returned the first one and got a replacement unit, same thing. I switched between 4 different raspberry Pi units. Same thing. Octoprint sees the USB port, but it can't negotiate a connection speed -- cycles through all of them and then fails.
Does anyone have a solution to this?