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FT-5 Vibration Dampener

by dbfrompw Nov 6, 2016
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They are more of a inertia dampeners actually. With speed comes movement. Also, I‘ve upgraded to all aluminum 713maker.com parts. All is silent with the stock drivers!

If you're having a lot of vibration problems, please consider upgrading to the TMC2130 drivers. It is literally night and day--the printer is practically silent now. Before my FT5 shook so much that the belts were slapping each other and everything had a terrible resonance, now the loudest things are the 40mm fans.

I'm sure it will. I ordered from amazon but any foam golfball should work.

My wobble got REALLY bad. About 10 times worse after putting these on. I put the feet all the way to the edge of the printer. Did you add weight, or what? This is awful!

Is everything tight on the printer ? It does wobble but it's compensating for the inertia. It does make a big difference on the prints.

Everything's tight. I got a little scared and cancelled the print. Guess I'll fire up another one and see what happens.

Did you secure the golf ball to the print in any way?

No. The weight of the printer is enough to hold the rubber golf ball in the cup.

Can you upload one of these with M5 holes please? I'm all out of M3 and M4 t-nuts.

Just finished! Check the files.

Thanks! I'll have them printing soon. I'll put up a "Made" pic once the foam balls get here.

Did you print this as-used or upside down like in the 3D models?

With support. Ball side up. Just as the model comes.I Just added a picture to Help.

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