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by Roberts_Clif
August 22nd, 2020, 8:49 pm
Forum: Firmware
Topic: Marlin 2.0.6
Replies: 3
Views: 1925

Marlin 2.0.6

Today I configured Marlin 2.0.6 for my Hictop 3DP11 and 3DP12 3D Printers. Original #define FIL_RUNOUT_INVERTING True Compling set the state of changed variable to HIGH. #define FIL_RUNOUT_STATE HIGH Original #define Z_SAFE_HOMING_X_POINT ((X_BED_SIZE) / 2) // X point for Z homing when homing all ax...
by Roberts_Clif
August 22nd, 2020, 11:39 am
Forum: General 3D Printing Conversation
Topic: Moisture Eliminators
Replies: 5
Views: 4877

Re: Moisture Eliminators

Today it is again time to replace the moisture Eliminator, or risk my filament going bad...

I was checking and found today the moisture Eliminators were again in need of replacement.
Moisture Eliminator.jpg
by Roberts_Clif
August 21st, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Firmware
Topic: Marlin 2.0.3
Replies: 0
Views: 1294

Marlin 2.0.3

Yesterday I was trying to Level my Bed on my Marlin 2.0.3 only to find that one of my 3D Printers firmware was incorrectly configured. Yes I had made a mistake in configuring the Bi-linear Bed leveling. I have been using the 3D Printer with this firmware perfectly and have never noticed that the bed...
by Roberts_Clif
August 19th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

I my Marlin firmware I kept the original settings as foot notes. As this helped not having to research my original firmware settings with every question about now to set up the original Hictop 3DP printers. Taking a quick look back below No have not changed my setting by much anyway Marlin 1.1.1 #de...
by Roberts_Clif
August 17th, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: CAD and 3D Modeling Software
Topic: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.
Replies: 6
Views: 3207

Re: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.

Personally After I used ThinkerCad the next step was Fusion 360 Free for Hobbyist . With the number of individuals using Fusion 360 For personal use you can find a ton of information on YouTube. With no previous experience but using ThinkerCad I build the Model below by only watching YouTube Videos....
by Roberts_Clif
August 15th, 2020, 6:35 am
Forum: CAD and 3D Modeling Software
Topic: Tinker Cad, Placing a Hole in letters and numbers
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Re: Tinker Cad, Placing a Hole in letters and numbers

Try to sketch the model and post or post what you have

Is it something like this Hictop Logo.

Image2.jpg
by Roberts_Clif
August 14th, 2020, 7:37 am
Forum: CAD and 3D Modeling Software
Topic: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.
Replies: 6
Views: 3207

Re: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.

You would have to post a Screen capture video for the forum to see why it could disappears.
by Roberts_Clif
August 14th, 2020, 6:09 am
Forum: CAD and 3D Modeling Software
Topic: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.
Replies: 6
Views: 3207

Re: Tinker Cad 3D Print Shape.

Open Thinkercad, Click button "create new design"

Select Box Solid shape size to Length, width, and height.
Select Box hollow shape size to Length, width, and height.
Select both shapes align to center top and Group
Export and load with Cura.

No you just about have it.
by Roberts_Clif
August 14th, 2020, 5:27 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

Hello I found that when I could 3D Print a single model that this was the first model that was selected. Before I used the Z-Offset under the menu control to set my offset, thought you can use by Specifying Z offset in Marlin firmware. An adjusted the Proximity sensor height manually a real pain. if...
by Roberts_Clif
August 12th, 2020, 7:02 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

Ellou wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 4:21 pm
DEFAULT_AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT {80,80,398,94.4962144}

Those are the stock settings for the 3dp12 and worked before updating. After entering that 398 I still get the z axis moving to high at each layers.
How much too high!

Could you post a closeup photo of the Z-Axis Lead screws
by Roberts_Clif
August 11th, 2020, 10:40 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

Ive had the hardest time getting help with this printer so take your time and I appreciate whatever help you are able to give. Last night I tried to save to the EEProm (store settings) but the printer didn't want to comply. I installed chips 1.1.1r6 firmware and besides z axis needing to be reverse...
by Roberts_Clif
August 10th, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

Spoke too soon, Windows 7 would not boot today. Cloning the Drive then I will do a chkdsk / scandisk to see what is going on. Could be hard drive failure, copying that data is a good way to have a backup I can see the data if it is loaded as D: Drive on windows 10. MiniTool Partition Wizard Free for...
by Roberts_Clif
August 9th, 2020, 7:10 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

OK!!!
Though the Google drive has the Stock configurations so it sould be compatible with out of the box 3DP08 - 3DP12
by Roberts_Clif
August 9th, 2020, 10:26 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Hictop 3dp-12 help
Replies: 38
Views: 6690

Re: Hictop 3dp-12 help

This is something that most do not do when flashing the firmware. You have to read the firmware and save the changes to EEprom. Connect you Computer via a USB cable using a terminal to your 3D Printer send the following commands. M502 ; read the firmware settings M500 ; save settings to EEprom HIcto...

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