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Setting the correct Z Steps per mm

Description The stock z steps/mm is slightly off on the default z steps per mm from the factory (405 vs 400). The correct value given the type of threaded rod used should be 400. The math is easy: 16 ...

Wanhao Cura Edition with MyMinifactory

Wanhao just released a beta to the Wanhao Cura Edition 2 We’re excited to announce the collaboration between WANHAO and MYMINIFACTORY, featuring an updated CURA 2 with direct MODEL download and ...

Pause At Layer Height

There are multiple ways to pause a print and change filament on the Duplicator i3.  In this article I’ll discuss several procedures. Note, this guide is aimed at the Duplicator i3 only.  Some of t...

I3 Spare Parts

Spare Parts Here are some links to some spare parts for the I3 series printer  printer. Fans: 40mm Quiet Extruder cooling fan from Amazon 50x15mm Blower fan for the Diii/CiiiCooler Mod from Amazon Y ...

Mods / STL Files

Mods for the I3 Plus / Maker Select 3P Z Brace Mod by Morgajel: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2349318 Heated Bed Isolators (for bed shorting issue) by Joemadd3n: Inline with the September 2016 W...

D7 NanoDLP (and standard) Firmware

About the changes to the D7 Firmware My favorite alternative to a dedicated computer for slicing is to use a RaspberryPi3 and a program called nanoDLP.  Please note that nanoDLP prefers that the mot...

Hotbed Burning Terminal Fix with MOSFET Board

Description The terminals where the hot bed wires screw / plug into the main board are known to burn or stop working. This is caused by the amount of power that passes through the terminal connectors ...

Adding Heating LED Indication to Heatbed

Description Some hotbeds come with LEDs that light when the bed is powered and heating. If your bed does not come with these there is a chance you could add them yourself. Check the bed where the powe...

Heat Bed Terminal Burning Fix

Description The terminals where the hot bed wires screw / plug into the main board are known to burn or stop working. This is caused by the amount of power that passes through the terminal connectors ...

Printer specs for slicers

Here are the main specs that can be used for setting up slicer / Cura profiles (we also have some already defined here. Machine Settings: e-steps/mm (see this page on how to configure e-steps): This v...