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by deepcut
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: My first 3D printer, the Anycubic i3 Mega Ultrabase.
Replies: 4
Views: 933

Re: My first 3D printer, the Anycubic i3 Mega Ultrabase.

Hi Dig, thanks for the reply. I'm using the PLA that comes with the machine (190 - 230 centigrade temp range). I printed off an extrusion test that should look like this (two printed so that you can see if they fit together ) : https://ibb.co/dD8P07 but mine looked like this! https://ibb.co/bOteYS I...
by deepcut
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Site Feedback & Problems
Topic: Forum update.
Replies: 1
Views: 877

Forum update.

Hi, am i not seeing something or can we not attach images to messages ?


Thanks, DC.
by deepcut
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: Using the printer as a mapping device.
Replies: 5
Views: 895

Re: Using the printer as a mapping device.

You could try a simple SONAR using an arduino and ultrasonic sensor, but i'm not sure of the resolution, it's probably entimetres rather than mils:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... ultrasonic
by deepcut
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: My first 3D printer, the Anycubic i3 Mega Ultrabase.
Replies: 4
Views: 933

My first 3D printer, the Anycubic i3 Mega Ultrabase.

"It's Plug and Play!" exclaimed the reviewers, "So easy to get your first print", "The best printer for beginners." Lies, lies and more lies! I got it about a week ago from Amazon, i've probaly been tinkering with it for 16-20 hours (bed-levelling, bed-levelling, bed-levelling ,bed-levelling, bed-le...