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Having troubles with your 3D printer? Check out these trouble-shooting articles

25 articles in this collection
Written by Luke Tansell

3D printer specifications - Guider IIS

Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I remove filament from the Inventor IIS?

This article walks you through the process of removing filament, and storing it.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated yesterday

Text on a design isn't being printed

Learn about why some small text can't be physically 3D printed
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Clear a clog - Inventor IIS

Steps to clear a blockage inside the extruder of the Inventor IIS
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

3D printer specifications - Tiertime Up Mini 2

Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

3D printer specifications - Flashforge Inventor IIs

Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Extruder Calibration on the Inventor IIS

This adjusts the distance between the nozzle and the print bed
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I remove the print from an Inventor IIs?

This article explains the process of removing a print from the Inventor IIS
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I send my first print to a FlashForge?

This article will help you through the process of setting up the Flashprint software, and sending your first print.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I install the FlashPrint software for the Inventor IIS?

To control your Inventor IIS, follow these instructions on how to install the software on your computer or laptop.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I level the bed on the Inventor IIS?

This article will walk you through the process of levelling the print bed on the Inventor IIS.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Prints are not sticking to the print bed of my Inventor IIs

This article will help you calibrate the extruder on your Inventor IIS
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I unbox and setup the Inventor IIs?

This article will walk you through the process of unboxing and setting up your Inventor IIS, ready for printing.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

I need to manually level the bed on my UP Box (original)

Only for UP Box. If you need to manually level your bed, follow these instructions.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

I need to manually level the bed on my UP Box+

Only for UP Box+. If you need to manually level your bed, follow these instructions.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Does the Inventor IIS store previous prints?

Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

The extruder isn't heating up

If your printer doesn't seem to be heating up when you click print, follow these instructions
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I change the nozzle?

If you've determined that you need to change the nozzle on your UP! 3D printer, please follow this guide.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How do I put filament into the UP! Mini 2?

This article explains the process of putting filament into your printer.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Support Material is Difficult to Remove

If you are having trouble removing support material from your prints, this may help.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

My printer is saying it's out of material

Here is how to reset your printers on-board filament measurement.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How to set a manual nozzle height

If your auto calibration doesn't work, or the available Nozzle Offset isn't enough to fix it, try Manually Calibrating the Nozzle
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

How to adjust nozzle offset

How to adjust the nozzle offset of your printer to compensate for an error in auto calibration.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Clear a clog - UP! Mini 2

How to disassemble the extruder head of the UP! Mini 2 to clear a piece of stuck plastic.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago

Clear a clog - UP! Box

How to disassemble the extruder head of the UP! Box to clear a piece of stuck plastic.
Written by Luke Tansell
Updated over a week ago