Happy Friday! Brain fried from a week of getting some new software at work prepped and ready to be moved to production. Scary doing a push because some 60,000 faculty and students might run into an issue. We test as well as we can, but theres always that one case that you miss. So nerve wracking.
For the past two weeks my coworkers and I have been printing out tons of things on the Micro 3D Printer. After the first week, everything started to shift horribly to the left on each new layer. Nothing would print right. A vocal minority was also having this issue on the forums. Micro3D has a huge support backlog, so communication was very sparse, BUT they DID keep us in the loop on how they were fixing the issue. Two new software releases in 2 weeks and it seems to be working fine again. I am extremely happy with the prints now.
Eevee (with support structure)
Winnie the Pooh bear (with support structure cleaned off)
Don’t mind the weirdness with the Eevee, that’s the support structure that pulls off. I’m mailing it to a friend so I’m leaving it intact. It’s like 3D printed bubble wrap, I can’t deny her the joy of ripping it off 😀 You can see a couple remnants of the support structure on the pooh bear as well. I need to clean it up a bit more before I send it to my Mom. She will love it.
My conclusion: It’s a $300 3D printer,You get what you pay for. I am extremely happy with it. It was broken, now it’s fixed to Micro3D’s credit. I am hoping the shifting issue is now in the past and that it was just a software bug.
Have a good weekend all!