Z-Axis Too High  

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nfritsch
(@nfritsch)
New Member

Mini+, Trying to run first calibration, and my Z-axis is too high, even at -2.000. I used the credit card method for adjusting the MINDA, and was still too high. I then used a folded up piece of paper, still too high. I get an okay rectangle, but I can still see minor gaps in the lines. And when I pull the rectangle up, I can spread the lines apart very easily. I can't go any lower with the MINDA unless I put it right up against the heat shield.

Any suggestions for how to lower the nozzle below 2.0, or make the proper adjustments?

This topic was modified 4 months ago by nfritsch
Posted : 12/02/2021 2:13 am
JoanTabb
(@joantabb)
Moderator

reset live Z to zero fore safety, Raise the minda a little!
1 turn will reduce live z by 1mm. (1.ooo on the live Z)

minda / liveZ relationship is effectively reverse to what you may initially imagine!

regards Joan

I try to make safe suggestions,You should understand the context and ensure you are happy that they are safe before attempting to apply my suggestions, what you do, is YOUR responsibility. Location Halifax UK...
Posted : 12/02/2021 12:27 pm
nfritsch
(@nfritsch)
New Member

Thank you so much @joantabb. I adjusted the MINDA up, and now I'm successfully printing at -0.635, much better than before. I appreciate your help, and quick response.

Posted : 12/02/2021 4:06 pm
JoanTabb
(@joantabb)
Moderator

@nfritsch

Good news. 

Joan

I try to make safe suggestions,You should understand the context and ensure you are happy that they are safe before attempting to apply my suggestions, what you do, is YOUR responsibility. Location Halifax UK...
Posted : 13/02/2021 2:06 am
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