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  1. the 32 bit board will look for firmware files on...

    the 32 bit board will look for firmware files on power up and automatically install them.

    I usually use an sd card - but if you have a usb input - guess you could use that.

    Compiling marlin...
  2. well the gmax is a good machine. let me convert...

    well the gmax is a good machine.
    let me convert into real numbers: 460x460x560mm

    yeah that's a big beast alright.

    At your budget level - you will struggle.

    forget the create3d beast - they...
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    talk to gambo - he uses garolite in an ender 3. ...

    talk to gambo - he uses garolite in an ender 3.
    And also prints nylon :-)
  4. I mean the orange arrows all over it are bloody...

    I mean the orange arrows all over it are bloody annoying.
    But at the end of the day, did you buy it to look at, or to make things with ?

    If it works, great - if not, send it back.
    It's a 3d...
  5. Hmm, tricky one and probably nothing to do with...

    Hmm, tricky one and probably nothing to do with clogged nozzles.
    If it hasn't clogged within the first hout or so - it's unlikely to clog after that.

    try printing a simple cylinder the same...
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    lol ask autowiz about the prusa mmu - 'total...

    lol ask autowiz about the prusa mmu - 'total nightmare' would be how i describe his experience.

    forget sls - that's $10,000 absolute minimum.

    A resin machine using 'tough' or 'flexible' resin...
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    you can adjust later thickness. Obviously with...

    you can adjust later thickness.
    Obviously with a resin machine that will increase the exposure time per layer.

    so kind of a layer thickness against exposure time balance.

    But what you're...
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    wow that board's a big sucker ! Good price...

    wow that board's a big sucker !
    Good price though.
    That's longer than the mini itx boards I tend to use for workshop projects.
    You can usually pick up a board, intel core I3 cpu and 2-4gb ram...
  9. too true. I suppose - in an odd way - the...

    too true.

    I suppose - in an odd way - the ender 3 just having one z-motor. While appalling design from any kind of engineering point of view - it does mean you don't have to make sure both axis...
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    out of that list, the qidi printer would be the...

    out of that list, the qidi printer would be the easiest to use and the one I'd recommend for a beginner.
  11. okay - first: what printer are you using ? Ah...

    okay - first: what printer are you using ?
    Ah okay creator pro.

    First thing - have you done the extruder mod with little bits of ptfe ?

    Secondly - give up on ninjaflex. It's just too soft...
  12. yeah a flat bed is definitely rthe better option....

    yeah a flat bed is definitely rthe better option.
    The problem with the sapphire plus - is that it has 2 z-axis motors.
    So keeping the bed flat without any lateral slant is going to be difficult. ...
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    you buy a mini itx board wityh chip and ram from...

    you buy a mini itx board wityh chip and ram from ebay for about £30.
    Screw that to an a4 sized sheet of plywood.
    Then attach a mini psu and a small network switch, I used an old 128gb ssd I had...
  14. given most of the holes are going to be printed...

    given most of the holes are going to be printed at an angle and we have no clue what printer you have or what slicer you are using or what settings you use....

    A 0.2-0.25 mm clearance works well...
  15. yep thats' the puppy :-) Do you think aurora...

    yep thats' the puppy :-)

    Do you think aurora could have sounded less excited if she tried lol
  16. yeah - more resistant to what ? abs is soluble...

    yeah - more resistant to what ?

    abs is soluble in different stuff to pet-g and pla.

    All have their uses - but I try not to ever use abs lol
  17. it's included in the prusaslicer download zip...

    it's included in the prusaslicer download zip file and will install if you tick the box to install it.

    You've probably forgotten colin, as you were thinking about pizza at the time ;-)

    useful...
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    what i do if using two part cooling fans. Is to...

    what i do if using two part cooling fans. Is to wire both fans into the same socket.
    The power drain on fans is minimal so no issue running 2 fans from one socket.

    If you have two fan sockets -...
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    Um, yeah - pretty standard setting in ALL slicers.

    Um, yeah - pretty standard setting in ALL slicers.
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    given that you are already printing a hollow...

    given that you are already printing a hollow model - I really don;t understand what the right hand image is showing ?

    And when you say you open the top and bottom - what do you mean ?
    The top...
  21. in your case it's probably chitubox...

    in your case it's probably chitubox
    https://www.chitubox.com/en/download/chitubox-free

    All slicers let you resize models, and often let you do a lot more besides.
  22. [NEEDED] you njust need a bog standard label printing...

    you njust need a bog standard label printing company.
    You can get a free phone app that generates the 3d barcodes.
    Not sure where you problem is or what it has to do with actual 3d printing.
  23. could be a dead screen. Most touch screens...

    could be a dead screen.

    Most touch screens use a single small gray ribbon cable that i can't see in your picture.
    The screens with knobs and an sd card rfeader use two such connectors and...
  24. prettu sure they both use the same hotend. So...

    prettu sure they both use the same hotend.
    So yes, there will be a very small grub screw in there somewhere :-)
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    the 3d wox looks lime a decent slicer. Just...

    the 3d wox looks lime a decent slicer.
    Just make sure you switch to 'ADvanced' mode. Thatw ay you can control and change all the bits you need to change and control.

    For files - your best bit...
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