I'm really new to my brand new Photon
and I've been prepping stuff to print. I just did my first print and
while some stuff was messed up, I THOUGHT I knew why (it didn't appear
to have properly printed - some supports were attached but the
'bases' of the supports weren't there, which to me initially made me think I didn't
level the printer correctly and therefore it started printing "above" where the bases of the supports were, EG: it's z-origin was too high), but now I'm
not so sure.
So now, I'm preparing to slice my second print and when I
import stuff into Chitubox, unlike last time I used it, "Put on the
plate" doesn't do anything? I'm thinking either something has gone
wrong, OR I just somehow messed up my print before because I set things
up incorrectly before in Chitubox, as opposed to with leveling my bed
and setting z-origin.
I opened my
previous project and removed some of the stuff to make some room,
leaving a few of the previous attempted (but failed) prints. When I
import a new item (A) it appears at the shown Z coordinate (0), whereas
my previous imported stuff (B) is lower, which was a result of hitting
"Put on the plate" previously. When selected these (B) items ALSO report
they are at Z coordinate 0, and don't move when I hit "Put on the
plate" again. When I hit "Put on the plate" for the new (A) item, it
ALSO doesn't move at all.
Additional note: All my imported models are pre-supported, so I'm doing no manual support adding.