Questions tagged [cr-10]

This tag should be used for specific questions about specific issues involving the Creality CR-10 family of 3D printers.

3
votes
2answers
47 views

Possible causes of print defects?

I'd like some advice regarding defects on my print : Here some details : Printer CR-10 S, nozzle 0.4 Material PLA Bed 60, Hotend 215, 50 mm/s speed SLiced with cura 4.1, 5 walls (i can provide more ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Hotend Will NOT Heat Up with Bullseye

So I just printed my Bullseye mod for my cr-10. But now I have a problem, when my hotend is trying to heat up it can't, because the cooling is to powerful. I know this because when I stop the fan with ...
3
votes
3answers
365 views

Nozzle insulation gone, can the printer be damaged?

During a print a lot of plastic ended up ripping the nozzle's yellow insulation strap. Can printing without this insulation around the fusion chamber damage the printer? If there is no chance of ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Strange banding on first layer/skin

I've been printing for a while with a Creality CR-10S with Colorfabb black PETG economy and all was good. Until today, where on a large, flat print (30x10cm - a small drawer) I can't manage to get a ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

Error when trying to upload firmware to cr-10

I've been having trouble uploading the TH3DUF_R2 firmware to my CR-10. I've already successfully flashed the bootloader using my Arduino, but when I try to upload the bootloader I get this error: <...
5
votes
1answer
582 views

Question about retraction distance and stringing/print quality with PETG

I've tried printing the Basic Stringing Test on my CR-10S using PETG (250 °C nozzle, 80 °C bed) with different retraction distances leaving all the rest unchanged. In the image below you ...
2
votes
3answers
706 views

Clogging due to heat creep: buy new cooler or new hotend?

Sadly, I am not able to "repair" my 3D printer. Every time, I want to print something that takes a bit longer to print, the extrusion stops at some point during the print (the first few layers are ...
3
votes
6answers
1k views

Creality CR-10S Pro 3D printer heated bed turns off after first few layers: normal?

When I run prints on my Creality CR-10S Pro 3D printer (using Ultimaker Cura as slicer), I set the heated bed to around 70 °C for PETG. after the first few layers, the heated bed set point ...
3
votes
2answers
145 views

Under-extrusion after a certain amount of successful layers?

My CR-10 is starting prints, BUT then makes weird spiral pattern, layers go up vertically with large gaps. Hollow infill. I don’t know if it’s: - My Slicing skills - original files - the printer ...
3
votes
3answers
750 views

Filament extrusion always stops at some point during print

I own a Creality CR-10 (using Ultimaker Cura for slicing) and I am experiencing terrible printing problems. My problem: I am not able to print anything that takes several hours to print. For parts ...
2
votes
2answers
423 views

Problems with bed leveling of Creality CR-10 Mini

So I've had my CR-10 Mini for some months now, and I've been continually having strange problems with bed leveling. Basically, after leveling the bed and printing a part, the bed is no longer leveled ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Bed too close to nozzle?

I've been having some bed adhesion problems that I have been trying to solve by leveling the bed. I think that it's pretty level now but when I start a print the lines seem pretty flat. Is this true? ...
1
vote
1answer
943 views

Stepper motor for CR10-S5 Y-axis

I need to replace this stepper motor with the following product identification: It’s a Y-axis for CR10-S5 and labeled as JD42HS60-1500A-02F. What type of stepper motor is this?
1
vote
2answers
474 views

Proper wire gauges for extending all CR-10S wires

I want to extend all my CR-10S wires. I have two long wire types: 22 and 18 AWG wires. I've done some research and found the following: Extruder heating element: 22 AWG or lower. Extruder thermistor ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

Free UARTs TX and RX pins on CR-10S motherboard

I have a WiFi module that only needs two wires connection to work. These are RX and TX pins connected to Arduino or the CR-10S printer board but I don't know if there is any physical or software UARTs ...
1
vote
1answer
682 views

Is endstop / z-probe wire required for BLTouch installation on CR-10S

I am confused about installing BLTouch on CR-10S. This is my motherboard: Below is a screenshot for the wiring of the BLTouch sensor: See the circled sections in yellow. Notice that the Z- socket ...
3
votes
3answers
195 views

Which capacitor to change on CR-10S S500 motherboard?

I have a CR-10S 500 and want to change a capacitor on it to improve and solve temperature issues. This capacitor that needs to be changed should be labeled as "C4" as mentioned on this post but it's ...
1
vote
1answer
409 views

Creality CR-10 slightly jerks when moves from right to left

So when CR-10 prints square (like on the video starting from 6 second) while being in the top right corner extruder jerks i.e. slightly moves to the right and then continues movement to the left. So ...
9
votes
3answers
1k views

Filament isn't going into the Bowden tube, instead it goes “into the room”

The pictures explain my problem. I have already tried to reduce the retraction but that showed no effect. Thank you for your help. The effect is a total stop of the print (no material is extruded). ...
4
votes
2answers
804 views

Creality CR-10 Clogs and Underextrusion - Filament at fault?

I've been printing successfully on my CR-10 for the past year now. I've had issues now and then but have been able to look around the internet and solve them. I've been using some Flashforge white PLA ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

What are the specifications of the dual voltage controller of the Ender 3/CR-10?

Following on from What level of voltage does the Creality Ender-3 run at? Dave's answer states that both 12 V and 24 V can be used on the controller board. It also goes on to say that the ...
6
votes
2answers
377 views

Nozzle heats up past the setpoint and increases

I made a few successful prints since I got my CR-10 two weeks ago and I didn't run into any major trouble. The printer is new. Today I set it to "preheat" mode while I was preparing the SD card with ...
0
votes
3answers
137 views

Finding a reputable seller for CR-10S

After doing a lot of research, I've decided I want to purchase a Creality CR-10S as my first 3D printer. I'm trying to locate a reputable, local seller. Other than Amazon, which seems to have a bit of ...
7
votes
6answers
499 views

Noise Reduction

I am looking for methods to reduce the amount of noise produced by my CR-10. I have the printer in my downstairs study and if I'm doing a long print job, you can hear it upstairs in my son's bedroom ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Low Filament Sensor for Creality CR-10? [closed]

I have been playing with my CR-10 for about a month now and I was wondering if there is a low filament sensor available for the CR10. I found this listing on Amazon, Creality 3D Printer CR-10 S4 ...
5
votes
2answers
14k views

Setup Creality CR-10 in Cura

Can anyone help me find/confirm the information needed to setup the CR-10 in the Cura Software I have following settings from research: Printer Settings x = 300 mm y = 300 mm z = 400&...