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Add 5th stepper driver to the SKR mini E3 v3 to use it for a second extruder motor

I am trying to add a second extruder motor to my Ender 3 V2 so I can use both independently. My Ender 3 V2 has an SKR Mini E3 v3 build in. I have seen the post SKR Mini E3 v3 + additional TMC2208 = 5 ...
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Ender 3 Pro Beeping when Hot End Reaches 100 ºC

A little context might be important to troubleshoot this: Last year, I have changed the extruder and the entire hot end piece of my Ender 3 Pro. One day, while cleaning the nozzle with a metallic ...
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What causes these print issues after changes on my Creality CP-01 extruder?

I have a Creality CP-01 that has one of the feeders loose so I had to take down the entire extruder to fix it. After fixing it making sure it feeds properly and leveling the bed, it is producing what ...
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What can cause my Creality K1 Camera not to be shown in Creality Cloud?

I bought a Creality K1 3D printer and used it without any problems, with great results, so I decided to buy a camera, specific to the model, which is capable of showing in real time how the print is ...
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Can the Creality Digital Spool Holder be changed to trigger measurement externally and use the spool weight in OctoPrint?

Did anyone try to disassemble the official Creality Digital Spool Holder and to make adjustments to access to the data and to trigger measurement, for the purpose of using and showing the remaining ...
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Changing axial fan on CR-10 smart caused temp fluctuation/heat creep

Printer: Creality CR-10 Smart Slicer: Cura My axial fan, which cools the heatsink, broke down. I replaced it with a cheap knock-off fan, as it was the only option available. However, this replacement ...
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Ender 3 printer won't auto home [closed]

After building my Ender 3 printer, installing the CR touch auto bed leveling kit, and the Ender-3 Marlin2.0.6 CR-Touch or BLTouch firmware for it. I turned it on and tried to auto home but it just ...
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Ender 3 S1 Pro error "extrude below min temp" [closed]

When I start my print it goes to home the z-axis and then I get the error "extrude below min temp" error (I have an Ender 3 S1 Pro)
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Creality Ender 5 S1, I can move z axis downwards but not upwards, Why?

I bought a Ender 5 S1, 3d printer (without limit switch version), I could be able to asemble it. Every axis works fine, however I cannot make the printing platform move upwards from the GUI. I can ...
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How to fix a Creality Sonic Pad error that appears after the first few lines of printing?

I recently updated my Creality Sonic Pad to v1.0.6.49.145 (June 28, 2023 release) and since I applied that update, I've been consistently receiving the error when attempting to print any G-code file: <...
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Issues printing with colorFabb wood PLA on Ender 5 Pro

I've been trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong with printing using colorFabb wood PLA. I designed a square test object to print that's fairly simple, it has concentric squares with the height ...
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Ender 3 v2 Pro issue where nozzle has nearly fallen off

So, I was 3D printing a shark and a portal toy to sell for my company CCChoice overnight. I woke up in the morning to find the nozzle only hanging on by that one wire in the black mesh casing (images ...
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Potential consequences of stringing within support structures?

Creality Slicer has a setting labeled "Limit Support Retractions" It's description is as follows Omit retractions when moving from support to support in a straight line. Enabling this ...
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Levelling Data Exception on Ender 3 V2 Neo

I was having problems where the nozzle was shaking on my Ender 3 V2 neo, so I tightened the screws holding to where the nozzle was mounted (which were quite loose), but then when I tried to print ...
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Thermal runaway without error on power-on - Ender 3, BTT Octopus V1.1, and Sprite Pro

I just swapped out my MicroSwiss direct-drive extruder and hotend for a Creality Sprite Pro on my Ender 3 with an upgraded mother board to the BigTreeTech Octopus v1.1 and I'm experiencing thermal ...
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Ender 7 CR touch work problem

I have a Creality Ender 7 printer. I bought a CR Touch auto leveling sensor for it. After installing and uploading the firmware ...
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I want to change default start position to the center of Creality CR 10 Smart Pro

Currently my 3D printer starts all projects from the lower left corner of the heatbed. I want to change the default setting to make the center of the heatbed the default position. However, I have not ...
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Do you need the front fan on Ender 3 Pro?

I have a heating problem on my Ender 3 Pro. I changed the thermistor and the 40 W heater but still the printer will just heat to 200 °C. So I unplugged the front fan that runs constantly, and, yes, ...
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Why the extruder is making this noise? CR10 Smart Pro

The extruder makes a weird sound like moving an old door without an oily hinge - both when advancing or retracting. This video shows the problem: https://www.veed.io/view/055d1724-838a-48d1-98d7-...
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What is the shaded area that appears around the outside of objects in Creality Slicer?

I'm using Creality Slicer, brims and other anti-warming or adhesion settings are all turned off. when I place an object on the bed a shaded area appears around it (See picture). Is this simply the ...
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Custom Marlin update for Ender 3 Pro results in Z minimum endstop for autohome and Z move in negative direction

Good day, I bought an z axis extension kit for my ender 3 pro and therefore needed to update marlin by myself. I am using the sd card for firmware flashing. OctoPrint is connected via usb. The ...
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Figuring out differences between Creality Printers

I am thinking of getting a 3D printer for general tinkering and as I've very interested in the MicroscoPy project. The printer mentioned in the project is "Creality Ender 3 Pro printer with a ...
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Creality CR Touch not precise enough

I have the problem that the bed auto level functionality is working but not precise enough so that the first layer doesn't stick everywhere and the "paper sheet check" for each corner gives ...
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In Creality slicer, which settings should be adjusted to reduce the contact area between a support and an overhang?

In Creality slicer, which settings would you change to reduce the amount of surface area from the supporting structure that makes contact with overhangs on the model you are printing. For example, if ...
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CR-20 Pro Heated Bed Thermistor "stuck" after mainboard change

I recently changed the mainboard on my Ender CR-20 Pro because the SD card slot started acting up. I replaced it with the same spare part, hooked everything up (after having a bit of a fight ...
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Creality Ender 6 Heating Failed

There is a message on my Ender 6 that is telling my that my heating failed. This happened last night in the middle of a print. I have cycled the power like the screen says but the nozzle does not heat ...
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What is the 4pin connector next to this USB on the Creality 4.2.3 board?

What is the 4pin connector next to this USB on the Creality 4.2.3 board?
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What is the type of motion system of the Ender 5 called?

It's not CoreXY, it's not H-Bot and it's definitly not a bedslinger. What do you call this type of motion system?
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What is this 4 pin header on the Creality 4.2.3 board?

What might these 4 pins be on the Creality 4.2.3 board be? The silkscreen says G SC SD V It is next to the pin header for the LCD, so I suspect it is either a ...
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Unusual printing after upgrading

So I've just done a full upgrade to my machine in by no means a beginner but this issue is stumping me, and a few other veterans that I've asked. Steps Completed: E-Steps extruding a perfect 100 mm ...
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What filament would be best for Creality's Ender 3 v2?

What would the best filament for an Ender 3 V2 be? I don't mind about the look but I would like for you to be able to bridge with it and for it to be reasonably cheap. If possible could you give ...
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How to tell if I have TMC2208 or A4988 Drivers on Creality Silent V4.2.3 Board?

I have a new Creality Ender 2 Pro with a Creality 4.2.3 mainboard. I'm attempting to compile Marlin to fix a bug. How can I tell what driver chips I have on this board? I've narrowed it down to likely ...
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Axes no longer moving Ender 5 Plus

The printer was working fine until the nozzle jammed, so I cleaned it out but accidentally unplugged the BLTouch. I plugged it straight back in again but now none of the axes will move at all, not ...
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Creality 1.2.3 does not recognize M140 and 104?

For some reason, the Creality Slicer 1.2.3 ignores the M140 and M104 commands completely, even if I put them at the very ...
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HALOT BOX makes objects with support move up

I'm trying to slice some models using the default HALOT BOX software from Creality, which comes with the Halot One resin 3D printer. I've oriented them at 45 degrees, and am using supports. When I ...
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Resin layer for adhesion: how should I do it?

Backstory: Like quite a lot of people here, I'm having problems with parts adhering to the build plate of a resin printer. I've tried everything that I can think of: cleaning & re-sanding the ...
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Creality CR 6 SE firmware

I recently bought Creality CR 6 SE, I learned there are third party firmware available, I want to know which one is best known for CR-6
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Ender 3 V2 bed slanted

I'm at a loss I have no idea what to do, I've tried everything I can think of. I've fixed my x-axis gantry, added silicon bed mounts, used washers, straightened out my BLTouch but still this is the ...
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How to restore languages to Creality CR-6 SE after firmware update?

I have been battling print issues since my purchase of a new Creality CR-6 SE. I chose to do a firmware upgrade to see if it's perhaps a patched issue. I used the Creality Download page and downloaded ...
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Is it possible to run 2 Ender 3's off one power supply?

I have 2 Ender 3's and I am limited to wall sockets to power both the printers at the same time. So I was wondering if it was possible to wire both the printers to a single PSU? As the printer uses a ...
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Creality 10S 3D fan speed settings and bed temperature

What fan speed should I use with PLA? Do I need to manually set the fan speed in ‘Control’? Also, on the filament cartridge Bed Temp is listed: "No heat/60-80 °C". Does this mean heating the ...
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Problem with jitters with Ender 3

Recently I realized that I have been getting jitter-like rough surfaces on round parts of my models from my Ender 3. The jitters happen on the sides of the model, so the jitters would be happening in ...
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How to wire 5 V proximity sensor Ender 3 V2?

I’ve got this proximity sensor which is a 5 V, it doesn’t say it can be used over 5 V. Can I use a buck converter or is it possible to wire it up direct to a 5 V source on the Ender 3 V2? What I don’t ...
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What kind of thermal paste do I need for a heatbed thermistor?

I've got a new heatbed. The current heatbed has a screw in the middle of the bed with some kind of thermal paste (feels like silicone). Somebody on reddit said that it is very unlikely silicone, ...
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Not moving on X and Y axis

TL;DR I moved the printer head slightly without turning off the system and now only the Z-axis stepper motors work. I recently purchased an Ender 5 Plus. I managed to get three prints done and then ...
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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 ...
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Mid-print issue, extruder issue?

I have succumbed to asking the community for assistance. I've been scratching my head and lost many late nights and time trying to figure out what is going on with my 3D printer. Please see the image ...
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Is Creality Ender 3 V2 Supposed To Come With Board V 4.2.2?

I recently purchased a Creality Ender 3 V2 ~1 month ago, and just yesterday installed a BLTouch. When looking at the motherboard, I noticed my board version is 4.2.2. Isn't the Ender 3 V2 supposed to ...
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CR6-SE fails to heat hotend to set point

TL;DR - Please help me rebuild my CR-6 SE so that I can move on Here's a link to the latest issue that I had to make proof of in a video: CR6-SE failed Basically, it's failing to reach/maintain ...
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Creality Ender 6 Heating failed error [closed]

I got this message from my Creality Ender 6 printer. Now every time I want to print, or when it heats up, the printer gives me this message. Can anyone please help with this?
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