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InVision LD 3D Printer Help Answered

A 3D printer has been donated to my classroom for a few months, but we were not given any documentation on the printers use. I have looked online, but it is an older 3D printer and information is lacking. I thought I would see if anyone here had experience and could point me in the right direction. I have been to manufacturer's website but have had little luck since it is a legacy system. I have looked online but I cannot find a manual. If I could find a manual that would help greatly. It is an InVision LD 3D Printer, S/N 05JA1921 Thanks!

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GeoM13

1 year ago

Did you ever get this printer running?

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ehudwill

2 years ago

I was able to contact someone at 3D systems and they are going to get the software for me. Yay!

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ehudwill

2 years ago

Called 3D Systems. Was transferred twice and then sat on hold for about five minutes, before deciding to leave a message. Hopefully someone calls me back.

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caitlinsdad

2 years ago

Wow, just looking up what it is, do you even have the plastic film printer material to use for the machine? They seem to be printers that were auctioned off and disposed of from a company that bought out the manufacturer.

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caitlinsdadehudwill

Reply 2 years ago

from that solido video - you also need a glue cartridge and anti-glue pens...

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ehudwillcaitlinsdad

Reply 2 years ago

I have a glue cartridge but no pens. I will call the company this afternoon. Their website does not help me much with this older printer.

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Downunder35m

2 years ago

If it was donated than you missed out on the most vital part: The software.
I do hope you got enough material with it though.
You best option would be to contact the support at http://www.3dsystems.com and ask them for the right software.
Problem is that your machine is an outdated and discontinued model, still bloody expensive though.
I doubt standard slicers can handle this machine although I don't have any experience with these fance printers, for me it is just filament....

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ehudwillDownunder35m

Reply 2 years ago

Yeah I was hoping there would be some software, but all I got was the printer without even a power cable or USB cable. I'm excited to try and get it working. I hate to see useful technolgy wasted.