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3d printer problems: hardware error: build platform heating up when printer first switched on

A little while ago a friend had a problem of the build platform bed heating no powerheating up when printer first switched on. He asked why?

Make sure you are not seeing residual heat from the last print. Leave the printer on for a couple of minutes and watch for a temperature rise on the heated bed before going through this fault diagnosis.

If you see the bed temperature rise above 50C on it’s own ten switch off and follow this fault diagnosis. Continue reading 3d printer problems: hardware error: build platform heating up when printer first switched on

3d printer problems : error messages : MAXTEMP error

You switch on your printer and load up the model you want to print.3d printer problems maxtemp error

You press the button to start your printer creating the latest masterpiece.

And …..

on the lcd is the error message MAXTEMP error

Nothing is happening.

You switch it off and back on – just in case, with a sinking feeling inside.

And this time the message comes up straight away.

What do you do, where do you turn to?

Arghh, help!! Continue reading 3d printer problems : error messages : MAXTEMP error