PRINTER QUALITY TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have a Wanhao issue please look at the videos on the Wanhao YouTube channel HERE:
or visit the Google group here:
99.9% of Wanhao issues are solved above on easy to follow videos
If you have a FlashForge issue, videos, software and support are here:
Our Frequently asked questions page has just opened, here you will find the most common questions asked by customers and hopefully we can add to it daily!
Wanhao i3 V2.1
if display shows 2 def messages the resolution is to replace the heated bed thermocouple
MY Machine has a blocked nozzle and will not print/ load filament... solution
Wanhao Flashforge creator:
If your machine will not print there are a couple of reasons, below will solve 99% of issues
1. blocked nozzle... take off the fan on the front of the extruder and look to see if there is any filament snagged around the stepper motor teeth, remove reassemble and print,
2 still blocked.. unscrew and remove nozzle take out PTFE tube, replace nozzle and tube, reassemble and print.
please see a couple of videos below
Temperature readings fail or N/A on extruder, thermocouple issue test repair and replace
for Wanhao and FlashForge 3D printers
Please see video's below for resolution
Do I need a 3D printer?
We sell hundreds of printers a month to all types of business from schools ,universities, the NHS, small business, and home users, all over the UK and EU,If you can think of a use for an item that you want to get made for an application you can probably print it out.
Are they expensive?
We import all our 3D printers to the UK we sell on Amazon, eBay and on our own website. You are buying straight from the source. There is no middleman as we buy direct from the manufacturer. Prices start from under 500GBP to buy and the cost of an average spool of filament is 20GBP per KG. Most items made will cost pennies not pounds so running costs are cheap. If you just want a few copies of an item rather than a few thousand these will save you a fortune!
What kind of warranty do you give?
All our printers come with UK tech support via phone, email or chat, All printers come with 1YR UK warranty
Are they easy to use?
Our most popular printers are opensource and will use a wide variety of free printing software readily available such as replicator G ,SolidWorks, MakerBot, makerware , etc and from opening box to first print should be less than 1hr please take a look at our Quickstart guide box to first print video