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6 months 4 days ago - Commented on Problems getting MonoPrice Select Mini to print

6 months 2 weeks ago - Commented on Problems getting MonoPrice Select Mini to print

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Thanks for the reply. I will get a more current version of Cura to see if it resolves any of the issues.

 

I did finally get something to print that I copied to the mini SD card they included. I am very concerned about using that card to insert in the computer, copy a file then insert in the printer and back and forth for every file. Lots of wear and tear. I went to BestBuy and purchased a 32GB microSDHC UHS-I card that says "Speed up to 98MB/S** 653X" but the printer does not see files on it. Even the same files I copied to the included microSD card that did print. Do I need a special type of SD card or does it have to be formatted some how?

 

One other question: I downloaded a couple of  .stl files from Thingiverse and converted them to .gcode in Cura. The one that said it was made for the Select Mini printer printed but the other that did not specify the target printer did not print. Do the gcode files have to be formatted for the specific printer?

6 months 2 weeks ago - Posted a new Thread

I just got my first 3D printer, a Monoprice Select Mini #d V2. I could not read the miniSD card so downloaded Cura version 15.04.6 as well as Repetier Host. I checked the COM ports and the printer is in COM4. When I try to print a gcode file, I get various errors in Cura mainly saying "failed to autodetect serial port" even tho it is set to COM4. Even when it queries COM4, it errors.