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Tough 3D Ink Settings

by indigocontinuum

Hey guys,

I got a Micro as my first printer last week. So far I love it and I've had no problems, but I'm trying to load a spool of Tough 3D Ink that I ordered from M3D with my printer and the cheat code is showing as invalid. The code is T-G-B.

I tried for the last hour to find information about the print temp for this ink on the internet, but there is literally no info. Anybody used this? What's a good temperature?

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Last 12 hours for ORC Tusklands Kickstarter!!!

by rocketpiggames

We have unlocked dozens of Stretch Goals and more by the end! Download the FREE goblin hound miniature and our PDF sourcebook sample!!!

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Heated bed for sale

by redstorm64

Looking to sell a heated bed I purchased from a Kickstarter when I first got my Micro. Unfortunately the Kickstarter project was super delayed (go figure) and by the time I got my bed my printer was no longer working reliably. I used the bed a handful of times when I first got it and it's just sat since then. Link to the kickstarter project is below.


I was actually pretty happy with the quality of the product. Includes a heated aluminum bed with PEI on top, power module, power adapter, and bed mounts that use the existing holes in printer. I used it with Octoprint and the M33 Fio firmware and Octoprint auto-detected the bed. The Kickstarter creator also created a simple telnet program for controlling the bed temp via PC without Octoprint but I never tried it. I can send the files he provided though if desired. I assume someone could modify it to run off a temp controller if they wanted to as well.

Since it's just been sitting on my desk for so long I figured maybe somebody could put it to better use. I paid around $100 for the package off Kickstarter, would be willing to part with it for $50 + shipping to wherever you may be. Let me know if anybody is interested.

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One corner is up to high.

by MockingbirdGamer

I have the M3D Micro Plus printer and towards the end of a print (it was kind of a tall object if that makes a difference) one of the rails (or whatever they're called, sorry I don't know the exact terminology, but one of the things that makes it go up and down), got way higher than the other ones for some reason. I'm afraid if I try doing a calibration test it might break since all the rails move at the same time. So does anyone know how I can move one rail at a time so I can get the one corner even with the rest, I was hoping not to have to take the entire thing apart, but that's looking like something I might have to do. Or any other ideas on how to fix this problem?

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Getting (re)started with my Micro and getting an odd error

by nlbrmn

I have a Micro from the Kickstarter campaign. I was able to make some prints on it originally, but it have been a a few years since I last printed. Anticipating that there had been a software update, I've checked M3D's site, found v1.8.1.0, and installed it along with the new mono item. I am able to run the software. It sees my printer and I have been able to load a filament. However...

When I try to open/load an STL model, I get an error that says:
"objc[37299] : Class
FIFinderSyncExtensionHost is implemented in both /S
ystem/Librar y/PrivateFrameworks/FinderKitframewor
k/Versions/A/FinderKit (0x7fff8fd6fcd0) and /Syste
m/Library/PrivateFrame works/FileProvider.framework
0 v erridehundle / Contents /MacOS/FinderSy ncCollabor
ationFileProviderOverride (0xll4cd5cd8). Ône of the
two will be used. Which one is undefined,/Users/neil/
Downloads A "" ~'*_4_l_l.stl."

Might anyone here know what this message means and, more importantly, how to solve it so I can actually print?
I have tried opening several different STL files, including "Benchy" and models that I had previously printed... all yield the same error.
If it helps to know, I am using a MacBook Pro running OS 10.13.6


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