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On 11/24/2020 at 1:00 PM, Gadgetman! said:

Got the replacement touchscreen LCD for my Photon today, and just finished installing it. 

Now it's printing Vadoma from Signum. 

Finger's crossed...

 

@Gadgetman! how did the replacement screen work out? I have a bad spot on my photon and if you didn’t have any issues I will order direct. I am not in a big hurry as the problem is near one corner that I can ignore for now. 

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Well, with the exception of a handful of prints I have been on a printing hiatus for the last month and a half-ish. Got a bit discouraged due to my Mars Pro having the 'Grid Issue' and I also got distracted by other things. BUT, the replacement LED/Lense array should be delivered today. Hopefully it is intact and fixes the problem. I sent the original request to Elegoo at the end of October, so about two and half month turn around on getting the replacement part(s). I'll take a stab at swapping it tonight, fingers crossed I don't break something in the process.

 

If all goes well I'll be back to printing more consistently, and hopefully greater success.

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So now I have 3 stripped screw stuck in the printer. Looks like two of the were stripped when I had it, the other one was so tight I stripped it trying to get it out. I've tried all the tricks that I can, but I can't get the screws out so I can't get the printer open to do this...

 

Going to swing by the local hardware store tomorrow. There's a thing called a 'screw extractor' that I'll look for. Not sure if it will work though, given how small the screws are (they're the flush ones on the sides of the printer). 

 

If I can't open it this printer is done. I think the screen is starting to go as well, I've found a few random floaters in the last couple of jobs. I have a replacement screen, but...

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1 hour ago, Illithar said:

So now I have 3 stripped screw stuck in the printer. Looks like two of the were stripped when I had it, the other one was so tight I stripped it trying to get it out. I've tried all the tricks that I can, but I can't get the screws out so I can't get the printer open to do this...

 

Going to swing by the local hardware store tomorrow. There's a thing called a 'screw extractor' that I'll look for. Not sure if it will work though, given how small the screws are (they're the flush ones on the sides of the printer). 

 

If I can't open it this printer is done. I think the screen is starting to go as well, I've found a few random floaters in the last couple of jobs. I have a replacement screen, but...

I agree, probably too small for a screw extractor? Maybe drill out the screw, get the cover off then install a new screw housing?

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