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Consistent Stringing, the obvious solutions don't cut it.

by DJGummikuh

Hey! I'm having a consistent stringing problem with my A5. Issue are not so much big blobs (except on very small structures) but more a lot of spiderweb-sized small strings hanging on my print like cobwebs. I already experimented with retraction values up to 16mm and Speeds between 40 and 60mm/s, I'm doing Z-Hops, increased travelspeed to 150mm/s, tried out coasting, even switched the nozzle, but the stringing just doesn't end.

I'm running latest marlin 1.1.9 SNAPSHOT firmware with the (adapted) configuration.h I found in the firmware somewhere on this page and despite the stringing, the prints are fine.

Anybody here has any more (maybe even odd, I'm trying to look outside the box) ideas that could help me reduce this nuisance?

Kind regards,
DJGummikuh

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Which replacement Nozzles?

by DJGummikuh

Hey I just replaced my nozzle with the one that was delivered with my printer and now I need to order further replacements. Can anyone tell me which are the right ones? When searching for JGAurora A5 nozzle on e.g. Amazon I find nozzles that look completely different.

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Having trouble getting stuff to stick to bed

by Popalop

Just got my Jgaurora A5 and hoped the build plate would be good enough to get stuff to stick without needing glue or painters tape, is there something wrong I leveled it using the included test card but parts wont stick even with glue

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Under extrusion

by Popalop

I'm getting major under extrusion, I have upped the temperature and flow rate, replaced the bowden tube and nothing's helped. The pther settings in my slicer are correct, the nozzle and filament diameter are set to the right dimensions. The only thing I have noticed is it take a bit of force to get the filament into the nozzle throat because I dont think the ptfe tube is lined up. There is also ptfe tube in the nozzle throat

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Suddenly X axis is totally wrong

by coogle

Hey all,

Has anyone else experienced this issue with their JG? I've had mine for basically a year and more or less it's been a pretty solid machine. But recently, something crazy happened.

The other night I finished a print and it was perfect, no problems and everything was great. Then the next morning I started a new print and since it was the same part I didn't even pay attention (I just started the print and walked away)... when I came back to check on it the X axis was literally slamming back and forth between the ends violently.

I obviously turned off the machine and turned it back on and discovered for absolutely no reason that the X axis was moving like a factor of at least 10 times what it should be. I.e. if I told it to move 0.1mm it moved almost a centimeter... 1 mm was like 10 cm.... this explains why it was slamming back and forth trying to print at least..

But WHY did this happen? I tried putting a new stepper motor on the X axis that I had and i experienced the same behavior so I'm pretty sure it's not the stepper... anyone ever seen a control board suddenly freak out and do this??

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