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A CoreXY printer refers to a mechanical arrangement for a Cartesian printer style.

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Is it normal for belt tension to differ between sides of a CoreXY printer?

When I pluck the belts of my CoreXY printer, I feel significantly different tension between the two idlers on the back and the tension on the sides, between the gear on the stepper shaft and the idler ...
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CoreXY mesh probing issue

I am trying to compensate for bed leveling by measuring a mesh with my Z probe, a BLTouch, and I am unable to do so. I am using RepRap firmware version 3 and have a CoreXY printer. The first thing I ...
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CoreXY limit switch locations

I am trying to set up RepRap firmware for a CoreXY shown below. There are 4 limit switches in the top plane and one for the Z-axis. I believe that LS1 & 2 are considered for the X-axis and LS3 &...
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Problems with X axis movement

I have been printing with no problems. I have finished the spool of filament and removed the remaining filament from the Bowden tube and hotend. Before loading the new spool of filament, I decided to ...
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Layer Shift with a new CoreXY printer

I've started assembling a Sapphire Plus CoreXY printer and produced a nice calibration cube (no layer shift, although a bit of over extrusion in the corner). Then, I started printing a 3D benchy, and ...
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Do I need linear rails on a corexy printer's z-axis while already having quality lead screws at hand?

I'm currently working on a CoreXY printer, my build platform will be 220 x 220 mm I've chosen to go with linear rails on X and Y axes. I have some nice straight machined 12 mm diameter lead screws on ...
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Configure Marlin for tool changing system

I am planning to build a CoreXY machine with a tool changing system. I am using Marlin firmware and BigTreeTech SKR PRO as the controller board. There are 3 options ...
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CoreXY with 8 bit board problems

I know that CoreXY kinematics is very complex and hard to calculate for the firmware making it better to use a 32-bit board. For some reason, I can't use any 32-bit board. What problems will occur if ...
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Which kinematic system has the highest quality?

I am going to design and build a 3D printer. I want the highest quality and accuracy so nothing except that is important for me. Which cartesian design has the highest quality and accuracy? CoreXY, ...
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How to start a print in the center position after a change in parameters using M92 and M500 G-code

I have a Core XY Custom DIY Printer, but actually I have a problem with the measure in Axis X and Y. When a print a test cube with the measure 20 mm x 20 mm 20 mm, the object printed result with these ...
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How does an H-bot printer work?

I’m thinking of building a diy H-bot printer but I have some questions... How can I tell the firmware that the printer is an H-bot one? I just need to uncomment the CoreXY option? Is it the same? ...
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CoreXY printer homes in the wrong direction, but moves correctly when moved manually

So I'm using TH3D firmware on my CoreXY printer and when I move it from the LCD it moves correctly, but when I try to home X or Y it goes in the wrong direction. It's set to home to min in firmware. ...
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CoreXY Carriage moves on the Y when moving the X

I have a custom designed and built CoreXY printer. I have noticed that when I order the X to move from one side to the other (right to left) that the Y axis moves back about 0.6 mm as well. When ...
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Tronxy X5S losing steps during print

This is my first printer, a core xy (Tronxy X5S) printer, and it is losing steps during diagonal movements. The curious thing its that fail is even, I've printed 2 calibration cubes and they are ...
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CoreXY Calibration Issue

I have a Tronxy X5S and I am having issues calibrating my X and Y axis. When I print a 20 mm3 cube it comes out 19.9 mm x 20.4 mm x 20 mm. I have already made the belt tensions as even as I can get ...
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