- A Small D3D printer designed to be ESPECIALLY Easy to Build , cheap, and as a tool to build other machines over time
- Costs US$200-600
- Max Build Volume of 6x6x6 inches (150x150x150 mm)
- Great as a First Printer, Clasroom All-in-One Device, or as a print farm componet
- For more high end models see D3D and D3D Pro
- We are now producing kits and finished machines
- Our next build workshops are: https://www.opensourceecology.org/workshops-and-programs/
You can order a kit at https://www.opensourceecology.org/d3d-universal-2/
embedded my website on wiki https://feadi.github.io/OSE/.
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- D3D Universal Troubleshooting Guide - add videos
Clog troubleshooting 1st step in checklist 
D3D Universal First Print Checklist
Assume we have power and correct motion - how do you assure the printer extruder is working properly? This is specific to extruder - outside of any other controller and system integration issues:
- Check temperature of nozzle - look at LCD screen. Make sure 230C
- If at temperature, load filament. Did it go in right away. If not take out filament - look down the hole and check alignment. Make sure the filament drive gear - perfectly aligns above heat break hole.
- If 3 mm filament - make sure that it doesn't widen out at the cut and that it's 2.85 mm, not 3.0 mm
- Easy flow if you push it in by hand.
- Check the babystepping. For smooth flat first layer.
- Make sure physical obstruction does not exist for print bed going above end 3D printed pieces on bed.
- Make sure you have thermal paste beteen heat sink and fan heat sink
- Make sure you have theraml past - on the heat break into the heat sink
- Make sure the fan is spinning.
- Make sure the set screw is hight on extruder drive gear.
- Make sure the line on end of extruder shaft is spinning.
- Check that filament is feeding through by marking with a white sharpie. Or feel by hand.
- Make sure tension on spring is tight - put shims in the pocket if not.
- Make sure the extruder tension screw is tight
- Make sure that when you hold filament, it pulls hard - you can't stop it readily.
- Make sure nozzle is below the plastic printed parts
- Make sure height probe is ABOVE nozzle
- Cut off the tip of heat sock.
- Let printer extruder cool down before turning the fan off
Software First Print Checklist
- Make sure you have 1.75 or 2.85 on the filamnet size
- Make sure you have Marlin Universal here
- Make sure you have Marlin Universal .ini file.
- Check that measurements of parts are correct in FreeCAD.
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