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 ====== Moai - Troubleshooting ====== ====== Moai - Troubleshooting ======
-*We will organize these into groups. For now, it may be best for reader ​to use search functions+===== How to get help =====
-For self help step by step troubleshooting,​ please use the mindmap. :+There are many ways to get help with your Moai.  The official information is on this wiki. So if you see conflicting information,​ stick with information from wiki.    
 +There are discussion groups on [[https://​​groups/​166212290569846/​|Facebook]] and [[https://​​|Peopoly forum]] that can provide you with lots information and feedback. It is a great way to learn and interact with the community. 
 +For support questions that you cannot find help and order related questions, it is best to email [email protected] especially when we need to access your order record. ​ Please do not post your order information on Facebook for privacy reason. ​  
 +===== How to help others help you ===== 
 +Moai kit has 200 parts and you need help. What is the best way to give the needed information so the help can be more effective? If you are stuck and do not know where to start, it is best to provide following pictures to so we and the community can understand your situation better: 
 +1. print result shots. ​ Especially print failures. Please show us how it looks on the plate and the part that is sticking in the vat. It tells us a lot of information by just looking at where and how the print fails. ​  
 +2. Print setup up screen capture like below. ​ Not all print failures are caused by hardware so we can help you determine the support and orientation is sufficient for printing 
 +2. For motions, a video is invaluable because not only it captures movement but also sounds. ​ Even a video of the printer booting up [[https://​​watch?​v=T_xLMOApwEE|like this]] provides much important information. 
 +3. For electronic troubleshooting,​ a picture like this really helps to check connections:​ 
 +4. For leveling, if you are having a lot of problems even with the [[moai-leveling|leveling guide]]. Send a picture like this so we can eyeball check how bad it is off. The platform holding the vat should not raise too much over the surrounding metal parts like this: 
 +5. And of course, please share your answers to following survey questions. We understand you may already answer some of it but by combining everything in one place makes problem-solving much effective for staff and the community:​ 
 +Environment temperature:​ 
 +Firmware version: 
 +System Setting is default per Peopoly recommendation?​ (Yes/No) 
 +Build plate type: (Standard 1-piece / easy to level) 
 +Vat: (Silicon vat / FEP vat) 
 +Cura Version and Profiles: 
 +Infill %: 
 +Laser Power: 
 +Z-reset position: 
 +PM Motor Speed: 
 +Z Follow Speed: 
 +What type Vat: (Peopoly Original vat, Recoated Peopoly vat, custom vat made by the user) 
 +What type of resin: 
 +Leveling measurement:​ 
 +A, B, C, D (example 10.9mm) 
 +Any user customization?:​ 
 +For self-help step by step troubleshooting,​ please use the mindmap. :
 https://​​peopoly/​moai_trouble_shooting/​index.html https://​​peopoly/​moai_trouble_shooting/​index.html
-you will have to open it via We are working on a public site version that doesn'​t require signing into mindmup+**Regular Checkup Guide** 
 +If you have been using Moai for a few months, ​it is best to follow this [[moai-checkup|guide]] to make sure your Moai is running at optimal condition.
 **Quick Questions:​** **Quick Questions:​**
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 How long is the build time? How long is the build time?
-4-6 hours depending on experience. No soldering needed. All tools required+4-6 hours depending on experience. No soldering needed. All tools are included
 What else do I have to buy besides Moai kit to start printing? What else do I have to buy besides Moai kit to start printing?
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