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Top new questions this week:

Filament based printing what operator behaviors contribute to an increased need to relevel a bed?

When using a filament based printer, what operator behaviors increase the frequency at which a bed must be relevelled between prints?

bed-leveling fdm  
asked by Aaargh Zombies Score of 3
answered by Trish Score of 4

Where can I change the nozzle diameter in Cura? Why is mine missing?

I just upgraded the nozzle (to 1 mm) on an Ender 3v2 and want to make a test print. I added a new printer for the new nozzle size.... and can't find a setting for it. Some screenshots on the ...

creality-ender-3 ultimaker-cura nozzle  
asked by YetAnotherRandomUser Score of 2
answered by agarza Score of 0

Under-extrusion halfway into print - Dremel 3D45 -PETG

NEW UPDATE BELOW I am having trouble finding the cause for this under-extrusion at start/end of each layer. Something changes halfway into the print creating a visible seam at some specific layer ...

ultimaker-cura underextrusion retraction dimensional-accuracy dremel-3d45  
asked by rosi97 Score of 2
answered by Trish Score of 3

Browsing and printing print files (G-code) stored in OctoPrint from printer's screen

I'm using an Ender 3 v2 with Jyers firmware. I'm looking for a firmware / OctoPrint plugin which allows browsing G-codes stored in my OctoPrint storage and starting them directly from my printer's ...

creality-ender-3 octoprint  
asked by Piotr Smarzyński Score of 1
answered by 0scar Score of 1

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why keep the bed heated after initial layer(s) with PLA (or PETG)?

I'm printing on an Ender 5 with the default flex/magnetic build surface. I read that PLA and PETG may sometimes be printed without any bed heating at all and also that bed heating is the main ...

pla heated-bed petg creality-ender-5  
asked by Oliver Giesen Score of 17
answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 22

How to center my prints on the build platform? (Re-calibrate homing offset)

When I print large prints close to (but not exceeding) the maximum dimensions of the heated build platform on my Anet A8, the brim or skirt or the print itself is printed outside the heated bed, while ...

heated-bed calibration build-plate knowledgebase homing  
asked by 0scar Score of 11
answered by 0scar Score of 13

How do I remove a 3D print stuck to the glass build plate

I printed a model and now I can't remove it. I have been chiselling away with a putty knife and made little or no progress. I even heated the bed up to 70 °C. That really didn't seem to ...

post-processing glass-bed  
asked by cybernard Score of 7

Z Offset on autoleveling sensor setup

How does Z offset (M851) work with an auto leveling sensor? Does it add the Z offset to the offset of the G29 mesh? or the ...

bed-leveling  
asked by Petar Petrov Score of 7
answered by 0scar Score of 11

Ender 3 Pro will not auto home correctly after mainboard & BLTouch upgrades

I made two updates to my Ender 3 Pro: Silent Mainboard and BLTouch. My printer head is way out of sync now. After I Auto Home, it moves along the X-axis to the left, hits the stop switch & moves ...

creality-ender-3 bltouch creality  
asked by wallwalker Score of 4
answered by wallwalker Score of 4

What are main differences between rafts, skirts and brims?

I would like to understand the differences between rafts, skirts and brims. They appear in the software which I'm using to edit my 3D objects. Can anybody elaborate what are these and what are the ...

rafts brims  
asked by kenorb Score of 29
answered by Eric Johnson Score of 45

Remove the Marlin Boot screen

I added a custom boot screen to marlin by adding _Bootscreen.h to the project root folder and it works fine. The problem is that the custom screen shows quickly and ...

marlin  
asked by Programmer Score of 7
answered by ParadoX Score of 4
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