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End stop Wire Broke

Postby p99410 » 2013-Dec-Tue-07-Dec

Unfortunately, I broke my wire of z end stop of my Simple :?

I searched online and found that they only sell end stops without wire. I don't have equipment to weld the wire(by the way, what kind of wire does the end stop use?).

Does any one know some where that I can get a wired end stop? Or can I print without a z end stop? ;)
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Re: End stop Wire Broke

Postby RetireeJay » 2013-Dec-Tue-10-Dec

The original Simples did not have end stops - so it's certainly possible to print without one. But it really does help to have the end stops.
The wire the switchs use is standard 22 gauge "hookup wire" - but almost any gauge would work.

Did the wire break right at the switch, or somewhere else? You might be able to do a temporary splice without solder, depending on where and how the wire broke. Can you take a picture of it?
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Re: End stop Wire Broke

Postby p99410 » 2013-Dec-Tue-16-Dec

well, it break right at the switch, it break at the place where it's originally welded.
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Re: End stop Wire Broke

Postby p99410 » 2013-Dec-Tue-16-Dec

it's not still on the machine, I didn't remove it, so I can't take picture now
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