Makerbot woes Part 2

Still messing with the Makerbot Cupcake, trying to finish calibration to print something successfully(last successful print was really almost perfect – portion slid and messed up the top of the knob I printed)

 

On the exciting Makerbot journey, I have encountered – crossed out those I’ve overcome;

  • Inconsistent, scattered instruction/documentation(problems of a wiki)
  • Misaligned prints (holes did not line up properly and had to re-drill holes)
  • Missing parts – Customer Support had to mail me the missing parts… twice.
  • Product recall/workaround (power Y-splitter
  • Defective chip on board – Customer Support was able to diagnose and send replacement chips to solder
  • Varied, conflicting instructions on calibrating Z-Axis(outside of main Makerbot site)
  • confusing directions(maybe related to first item?) regarding ABP

 

This product will be SO worth it when it’s done…

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