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Tue Mar 1 00:14:06 PST 2011


and the hot end (or extruder) on NutJob the cupcakeCNC aren't heating
up, in addition, the build platform lights are lighting up.

TEST:
They are both controlled by the extruder controller board.=A0 Reset the
extruder controller by simply unplugging and replugging the RJ45
connector between the extruder controller board and the mainboard.
Next, check that the board shows up when you connect the FTDI cable
(between your computer USB and the 6 pin header on the mainboard) and
open ReplicatorG.=A0 The mainboard and the hot end should report in the
status display at the bottom of the RepG main window.=A0 Are they both
reporting?

Those are the first troubleshooting steps to take and some questions
to answer. If the problem is persistent, let's continue to discuss in
email=A0 threads fab at lists.noisebridge.net to find a solution.=A0 I am
pondering the chance that the mainboard, and possibly the extruder
controller could use a fw (firmware) reflash.


As more people start using the bots, we are going to have to level up
and refine the training dialogue, so it will be useful for us to have
more records to point to, as well having the larger group.


-rma


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