A common misconception that I hear a lot is that when designing thin walled areas in a 3D model, you should make the thickness a multiple of your nozzle diameter. In this post I'll explain why thats not actually correct.
Since my post on extruder calibration, the Prusa firmware 3.0.12 has been released. The problem with this release is that it doesn't allow extruder steps/mm to be saved to the EEPROM anymore, which many of you have noticed and commented about. The reason for this change was that it would supposedly cause issues for users … Continue reading Saving extruder steps with 3.0.12 firmware
In early April, a member of the Prusa i3 Facebook group posted about a feature of Marlin firmware that they had come across named linear advance. Documentation for the algorithm can be found here. In a nutshell, LIN_ADVANCE enables a pressure control feature which sets the pressure inside the nozzle to the needed one according … Continue reading Linear Advance