3D printer stops during printing....Need Help

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sz6gz8
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3D printer stops during printing....Need Help

Post by sz6gz8 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:51 am

Hi,
I use an UP! Plus printer and the software version 1.18
My problem is that the printer stops in the middle of the print job. Then I have only the possibility to Initial again the printer or to switch of the printer. When I start again the same job, the printer stops not at the same place.
Do somebody know what can be the reason

thanks in advance

sz6gz8

pleppik
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Re: 3D printer stops during printing....Need Help

Post by pleppik » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:33 pm

Next time this happens, plug in your computer to the printer and open the Maintenance window to see if there's an error message displayed.

There's about a 75% chance it will say "Platform too hot." That means the platform heater cable is broken and you need to get a replacement. The platform isn't actually too hot, but the wire to the temperature sensor is failing and triggering a fail-safe condition.

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