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Z axis stepper stays active after printjob  

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Z axis stepper stays active after printjob

Hi there,

I've noticed that my printer keeps the z-axis steppers active after it finishes the print. It makes a soft buzzing sound (at first I thought the fan was spinning), and both the steppers stay warm, even hours after the print has finished.

Does this sound familiar to anyone? I have no idea where to start troubleshooting. Thanks in advance.

I have a Prusa i3 MK3S with the 3.11 (0-4955) firmware. Printing is not an issue, it just starting to irritate.


Posted : 19/09/2022 10:21 am
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RE: Z axis stepper stays active after printjob

The X axis is purposefully kept energised whilst the printer is energisd. it is design intent. Regards Joan

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Posted : 19/09/2022 2:24 pm