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Printer Drivers for Anet A8

by DavRom97

So far all my prints have been via SD card but I've been wanting to connect it to my computer and it doesn't pick it up, I've tried to connect it both on macOS Sierra and on Windows 10. Does anyone know where i can find the drivers i need to use the printer via usb?

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New controller board ?

by killerkane

I own an anet a6 and while testing a ne power supply I accidentally shorted the board frying it I need help choosing a new one I’ve been looking at duet clones the reprap ramps board kit on amazon and the BIGTREETECH Direct BTT SKR V1.4 Turbo I’d prefer not spending over 230$

anet anet_a6 Help
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Big dimensions differ while printing

by d000b

Hello,
recently I started to get wrong sized prints with my Anet A8. I wanted to print some part desinged by me in Autodesk Inventor. Parts size is 10cm x 4 cm. On Y axis I received 103,6 mm. It is a huge error in my opinion. Ive tried to callibrate my printer with 20mm cube. It is very strange that when I move any of axis of my printer using control panel on LCD there is no error. I measured it very carefully. I only get such error during printing.
When I print calibration cube 20 x 20 x 20 [mm] I get 19,9 mm on X and Y and almost 20 mm on Z axis. Ive tried to calculate new value for M92 and I changed them from 100 to 97 on X but nothing changed.
I am using Cura for slicing the object, do You have any idea why on earth something is not working only when I am printing? :) I attached photo of my calibration cube, I know it is not perfect but the quality is ok for me. I just need to print more accurately.
Thank You in advance for You help.

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Forgot to switch from 220v to 110v

by Allcars

Hello everyone,

I live in the USA and just finished my build, and I triple checked the wiring and everything looked fine. I plugged my PSU in and I didn't see the LED screen turn on, but I did see a green light in my PSU on, I then went over to the mainboard and there was a heat sink laying on the table, and it was extremely hot. The total time the system was plugged in was around 30 seconds. I then found out, that I should have swapped the voltage switch from 220v to 110v on the PSU.

So the question is, do you think my psu is fried or just the mainboard?

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3d printed mold

by ioannou0

well the title says it all ! but i think its very cool since not many people are advertising that method !! i can see some use in it when it comes to tools and many other things !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix8vadPfsi0

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