The Prusa i3 Mk3 has had a heatbed failure. The problem’s diagnosed and we’re re-wiring the bed to get it heating properly again.
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Heated Bed Cable Replacement on the Prusa i3 Mk3
Recently the heated bed failed on my Prusa i3 Mk3 (from Prusa 3D). But on the up-side it wasn’t the bed itself, but the cables. So I seized the opportunity to make a video of the troubleshooting process. There’ll also be a follow up video on what replaced the original cable.
IGUS Drylin Bushings Removed (for now)
Counting the IGUS Drylin bushing test as a success I’m moving back to bearings. For now. Here’s why.
Igus Drylin Bushings: Replacing Bearings on a 3D Printer
My Prusa i3 Mk3 printer’s LM8UU bearings were acting up. It could’ve been an issue with the installation. Or they might’ve just been junk out of the box. Regardless, it’s time to replace them.
With three Igus Drylin bushings in-hand I’ve decided to swap those in on the printer, at least temporarily.