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GRBL with Low Feed Rate not working

I have a cheap 3000mW laser cutter that I'm trying to cut 3mm black acrylic. I'm lowering the feed rate to try to get it to cut in 1 pass. I have a GCode for a small circle (16mm) but it seems any ...
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3D Priner - Inverted Prints

My custom 3d printer prints everything inverted... i guess this is homing problem as the motor moves in correct direction. In pronterface, if i press -Y --- bed moves forward (towards the Y endstop) ...
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Ender 3 V2 Z-axis base value changes for each print

I'm new to 3D printing, I just bought an Ender 3 V2 and I am having a lot of trouble with bed adhesion. After a lot of playing around it seems that the base value for Z is changing for every print. I ...
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Full stack 3D sketch to print service in Europe? [closed]

A friend neither owns a 3D printer nor a reasonable laptop, but she was a rather experienced technical Designer before she retired. When I told her about 3D printing she got very interested in trying ...
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Source of design advice for modeling functional parts [closed]

Where do I go for deeper knowledge about 3D printing functional parts? I want to up my game a bit and design some more functional parts. In particular, I want to do more with boxes, organizers, and ...
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Heater cartridge extension wiring

I recently bought a Titan Aero hot end which came with a 24 V 30 W heater cartridge from E3D. I'd like to use this but the cable length is only 1 meter long and I need it to be 2 meters. The ends ...
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First layer problem

I have Ender 3 v2 with BLTouch and Marlin 2.0.x software There is a problem on the first layer it allows come wrong the last problem I have it is the first layer it is not constant on the bed it comes ...
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How to center print head after Marlin upgrade?

Flashed Marlin to my Tronxy xy 2 pro but two things are happening. I tried printing a rook but the print got shoved to the front left corner. X is way off to the right when it homes. Using Cura ...
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How to setup PrusaSlicer to support long bridges

Don't support bridge is a good idea to reduce support with acceptable print quality. But in this case, if I have a very long bridge and a short bridge, how do I tell the slicer to generate support ...
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Best filament to use for detailed modeling? [closed]

Been printing for a while using Ender 3 Pro with modifications for my ETSY store. Very interested in engaging the community to find the best filament. I've had issues with Chinese made filaments like ...
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Manual Color Changing

Ive been experimenting will multiple color filament but the colors a more or less blended. Is there are filament that goes from one color directly to another without having transition color ex. red to ...
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Do you know the inductor L3 value of the Creality V2.2 controller board?

The extruder stepper 'E' of my Ender 5 stopped working some days ago and by looking at the motherboard I found out the inductor L3 burned. I have a Creality V2.2 (CR-10S motherboard) and I would like ...
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Ender 3 v2 intermittent print problems

I bought an Ender 3 v2 in January 2021 for my second printer. I have had an Ender 3 for two years and love the quality it prints. This new printer has been plagued with issues since day one. Creality ...
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Ender 3 Pro firmware upgrade fails

Problem with Creality v1.1.4 (Ender 3 Pro) and BLTouch (Creality V1 mainboard - upgraded version). Error when attempting the firmware upgrade. After downloading and executing ...
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Ender 3 V2 hotend temperature issues [duplicate]

Recently, I started experimenting with new filaments on my Ender 3 V2. I got a spool from here. This is PETG filament and I started dialing in the temperature to run a smooth print. I found on my V2, ...
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Steppers stuck with Klipper but work with Marlin

I replaced the fans of my ender 3v2 with Noctuas & Buck converters. During the replacement, I made a mistake and burnt the motherboard (shorted one of the fans). I replaced the motherboard, ...
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Marlin is restarting when pins 5 Vcc are enabled and has a servo motor connected (RAMPS 1.4)

My printer uses an ATMega 2560 with a RAMPS 1.4 shield, A4988 stepper drivers and a 2004 controller LCD interface. The PSU is 360 W (12 V, 30 A). I bought a BLTouch for my printer, but when installing,...
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How to install TMC2209 on MKS GEN L V2.1

how do I install TMC 2209 drivers into MKS GEN L V2.1 board. I do not need the home sensorless I just want to keep my dual z-axis motors cool and in sync. Thanks.
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Artillery Genius and MKS sGen L V2.0 : no printer attached [closed]

I recently changed my Genie's motherboard to a MKS sGen l v2.0. I put all the connectors as original on the MKS Gen l v1.0. I kept the original screen which is the AUX1 port. The problem is that now I ...
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Ender 3 v2 with Ender 400XL extender and BLTouch not working after installation

I have an Ender 3 v2 and just installed the Ender Extender 400XL and a new BLTouch. I need to modify firmware for the new dimensions of 400x400x500 mm for the new kit. I changed all that and it seems ...
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Dual Z-axis has different speeds (out of sync)

The Z-axis has two stepper motors, I'm using MKS GEN L V2.1 mainboard with TMC 2209 Drivers. My problem is that the motors are out of sync. How can I get them to work together? This is my code from ...
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Ender 3 V2 auto homing

With my Ender 3 V2, to home the extruder, I have to choose Disable Stepper, manually move the extruder to the X-axis stop switch; then select Auto Home. After that point everything homes correctly. My ...
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What can cause the center of the bed to be higher than the sides?

I find it impossible to level the printer recently. I read a couple of articles on bed warping but that refers to having the center of bed lower than the sides (collapsing on its own weight warm up ...
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Can't print anything! Is this heat creep? (Detailed explanation & Photo)

I have bought an Ender 3 Pro in November. I loved 3D printing and even upgraded my machine to improve my experience. However, lately, I can't print anything due to an issue I can't seem to resolve. I ...
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Which connector should I use between the power supply and the Einsy board?

I am looking for a way to easily separate the wires between the power supply and the Einsy board of my Prusa Mk 3S+ with a connector. The power supply delivers 10 A at 24 V. I thought about a YL wire-...
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How to unload filament without cancelling print

I have a Prusa MK3s MMU2s which I was running a 7-hour print job on. It had two spools of filament in, a blue one (primary, very little left) and a gold one (secondary, quite a lot left). It ran out ...
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Possible 3D printer nozzle jam?

Is this a jam? How do it fix it? There is a piece of filament stuck in the metal block (I have no idea what it is used for(other than mounting). When I heat up the extruder and try to extrude nothing ...
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Can I print an object with thin walls?

Most specifications for 3D printers show that the minimum wall thickness should be 1 mm. We printed our object using Selective Laser Sintering with Nylon12 through an online service, and although it ...
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Qidi X-Pro - Trouble Printing - Home Settings Seem Off

So I have had problems straight out of the box with this printer. After going through a lot of leveling / slicing things I decided to check what the printer "thinks" is its home settings. ...
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Randomly underextruding/overextruding small part on CR-10

I am printing fairly cheap, but highly rated, PLA and not sure whether this is underextrusion or overextrusion; but it just looks bumpy and not clean. My settings: 195 °C at 60 mm/s bed temp 50 °C 0....
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Ender 3 v2 printing problem [closed]

Last week, my printer worked really well, but after a print it started having some printing problems. The printer stops extruding mid-print or under extrudes. After this happened, I leveled the bed ...
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Why are so many bed surfaces black? Would white help?

It occurred to me after recalling cooling problems in the layers near the bed that many popular build surfaces (e.g. BuildTak clones) are black, which should radiate the most heat - onto the part ...
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How do I know if my BLTouch is faulty or firmware is faulty?

I just got the Ender 5 Plus with BLTouch set up today. I was having some massive issues and determined that my leveling was off because the BLTouch was flashing red and not connecting. When I turn on ...
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Will a Micro Swiss extruder and hotend speed up prints on my Ender 3 Pro?

Long story for hopefully a simple yes/no answer: I have a lightly modified Ender 3 Pro (BLTouch, glass bed, beefier bed springs and nobs, led lights) and I daydream about someday getting an "...
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Sending multiple commands to printer without overloading its command buffer [duplicate]

I am writing a python code for a 3D printer (Marlin). I'm trying to execute a movement that might be composed of multiple commands (G0). Unfortunately, sending all ...
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Still getting “no layers detected” after repairing model in PrusaSlicer console

I tried to slice an stl file using the PrusaSlicer console and I got the ...
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How to enable Z-offset on MKS TFT28 V4.0

I am trying to enable Z-offset on MKS MKS TFT28 V4.0 touch screen but I couldn't for some reason. This is the code that I have uploaded to the Screen firmware in which you can see that I have enabled ...
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Stepper Motors getting extremely hot

I installed MKS Gen L V2.1 with TMC 2209 drivers to my Creality Ender-3 printer and updated the software to marlin 2, the stepper motors are getting extremely hot. What should i due to resolve this ...
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BLTouch not covering the whole bed area

My problem is that the BLtouch doesn't probe the whole bed, in which the probe starts from the left edge and stops at the middle of the bed. I'm using Marlin 2 software and this the code in the ...
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Problems with ColorFabb XT: over extrusion

I could really use some help here. I am trying to print with ColorFabb XT and have been having an overflow problem, which creates an accumulation of material on the nozzle tip creating stringing and ...
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Recommendation for free, intuitive offline 3D modeling software for 3D printing [closed]

I've used TinkerCAD (https://www.tinkercad.com/) and was able to easily model objects for 3D printing, despite having no prior experience in 3D modeling. However it needs to be connected to the ...
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Unable to load new filament FlashForge Adventurer 3

I have a FlashForge Adventurer 3. I have just finished my sample filament today and tried to replace it with a new spool of filament. This new filament is by Hatchbox, instead of FlashForge. Besides ...
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3D print retouch with soldering iron

Does anyone have any information about using a soldering iron to fix and retouch 3D prints? On the market, for example, we can find Modifi3D pen. Why has nobody created a simple soldering tip for this ...
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What to do if filament spool won't fit in 3D printer

My sample filament has just ran out. Luckilly, I've already bought more filament. The only problem I have is that the spool for the new filament won't fit inside my 3D printer. The filament itself ...
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First layer Z-offset in G-code

In slicer G-code is it possible to set the probe Z offset for the first layer only? For my stock E3 plate I find -4.125 mm best however for glass I need to go to -4.175 mm for the first layer to get ...
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G-code wait for extrude command to finish

I have following G-code to prime the nozzle before start of the print. ...
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What could cause these slight waves on the print?

The model of the test part is perfectly smooth and exported/sliced in very high resolution, yet there are slight waves on both axis. These waves are not visible in simulation. Converting to arcs via ...
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How to convert .obj file to .stl so I can slice to G-code?

I am a beginning maker using an Ender 3. Someone sent me a .obj file from Thingiverse to print for them. I use an online slicer called IceSL as a slicer. As experts on here know, I cannot use my ...
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Could anyone please provode me settings for Custom FFF for Zonestar Z6FB printer

Recently I bought a printer and failed to find Cura 4.8 settings for it (both in application both myself). My printer Zonestar Z6FB Currently I doubt in: G-code flavor All printhead settings ...
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Ender 3 - Tiny strings in print

Suddenly my prints start having small strings and I'm not sure what to do to eliminate them. I have already tried to clean the filament tube, cleaned up the nozzle, and played with various retraction ...

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