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E1 printer halted error

I changed the hot end from the stock Creality CR-10 v2 to an e3D v6. Since it uses a type 5 thermistor, I had to change the firmware; after a quick search I found the TH3D firmware which I used, I did ...
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CR-10s hotend temp drops after a while and alarms. I already did PID tuning and that worked

My printer started getting thermal errors after a while of great printing. Doesn't always happen, but the temp looks very stable the whole time, then it just starts dropping. The hotbed is still ...
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Bed leveling suggestions given this mesh generated by BLTouch

The printer is a Creality CR-10 S5. Marlin 2.0.7.2 Here is the highest point. Deepest valley Further the leveling screws on the right X0,0 and X=0, Y=467 are barely at the very bottom of the screw. ...
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Program Creality v2.2 board to use HEATER1 transistor for HEATER0

My CR10-S5 with Creality v2.2 mainboard recently suffered from the hotend heater transistor (MOSFET) failing short. After taking a look at the board, I tried to be clever and use the ...
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How do I know if my motherboard is dead?

I have an Ender CR-10 which I recently installed a clone of a BLTouch on. It all worked fine and printed well but once when I started the printer all the pixels on the LCD were white. Then when I ...
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How do you fix an "invalid mesh" on a CR-10 Smart 3D printer?

My Creality CR-10 Smart 3D printer has built-in auto bed levelling (ABL). It appears that it is cannot do anything if ABL is not set up properly. Setting up ABL entails creating a valid mesh. I am ...
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Issues with layer changes/z-seam

I have a Creality cr-10 printer. Everything is stock except for the direct drive extrusion system (I bought a conversion kit from Micro Swiss). I have been working to dial in my settings, and I think ...
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Issue with uneven surface when printing speed changes

I'm trying to get good-quality thin wall prints with PLA on my Creality CR10s Pro V2 using Cura. After hours of calibration and testing, I'm getting quite good results. However, there is one issue I ...
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How do you make a new CR-10 Smart do auto bed-levelling?

I have just bought a Creality CR-10 Smart 3D printer, and - as part of the rite of passage of newbies - I am struggling with getting a usable initial layer. Whilst trying to make sense of what I was ...
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Will my 3D printer significantly get quieter after upgrading from Creality board 2.5.2 to BTT SKR Turbo 1.4

I have a Creality CR10 v3, which includes a board v2.5.2 with built-in TMC2208 stepper motor drivers. I have read that it is still 8-bit (I thought that advertising a "silent board" meant it ...
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Plug simple stepper motor NEMA 17 on E2 slot of the main board on Creality CR10

I have build a Syringe Pump with a simple stepper motor (NEMA 17), and now I want to actuate it through my 3D printer. I successfully replaced the main extruder with it and it worked, although I had ...
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CR-10 Smart with weak infill

I had a hard time printing some parts as the brim was printed very well contrary to the first layer, wall, and especially infill. I noticed that filament lines were too thin when printing walls, ...
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Hot end temperature keeps dropping on my Creality CR-10 S4

I have a Creality CR-10 S4. What causes a "runaway please reset"? I changed the heating element and the thermistor. When I heat the hot end, the temperature drops down to about 165 °C and I ...
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Creality CR-10S Pro V2 Auto Bed Leveling probe sticks

My CR-10 is only a couple of months old. It came factory fitted with auto bed leveling. Recently, the bed leveling probe has stuck in the withdrawn position whilst it is measuring prior to a print. ...
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Fixing stringing within <80% flow print out is weak

Here are the details: Creality CR 10-S5 BLTouch leveling sensor Micro Swiss Direct Drive filament upgrade kit Bed is 66 °C. I tried dozens of temperatures starting at 205 °C and going all the way ...
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Level height doesn't match the starting print height

I have a Creality CR-10. Every time I go to level the printer and start printing, the starting print height is way higher. After I adjust the height, the filament looks weird when printed, smaller or ...
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Blobs or white patches in lithophane

I'm getting zits or blobs in lithophanes while printing on my Ender 3 and 10S Pro. I tried a suggestion: change resolution in mesh fixes of Cura to 0.5 (from 0.05 default). That removed the zits. But ...
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CR-10 MAX - Marlin Firmware settings help

I’m trying to build firmware for the CR-10 MAX. The git has no config example for this machine. And this is the first time for me to look into the settings. I’m ...
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CR-10 randomly loses connection to computer when printing over USB

I have a Creality CR-10 which is running Marlin because I have a BLTouch installed. All was working fine until it suddenly had an issue where it would lose connection to the computer mid-print when ...
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Format SD Card on Mac to update LCD screen on CR-10S Pro

I want to update the LCD screen on my CR-10S Pro. I've been following the procedure on Teaching Tech and formatting the SD card to FAT32, but the screen either shows the loading screen as normal or ...
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Inconsistent layer stacking

I'm throwing this out that as a long shot, as I'm not sure if anyone can help me, but maybe there's someone out there who had a similar issue and might have successfully dealt with this before. I'm ...
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CR-10 Max slight shock when touching heat bed or frams [duplicate]

I just got my new CR-10 Max and got it assembled. I turned it on, was auto-leveling it, and I received a slight shock from the leveling bed and the frame. Is this a grounding issue? I haven't even ...
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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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Zits and blobs caused by Cura. How do I fix this?

I am using a Creality CR-10S Pro and lately I've been having problems with zits and blobs on my surface whenever I do an aesthetic print that has more curves and turns than a functional print would ...
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How can I get my printer to home correctly?

I have a Creality CR-10 with EZABL (bed leveling sensor). I'm not sure what prompted the printer to think the center is the origin. The printer homes in the dead center of the bed to start the auto ...
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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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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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Bed is leveled and not warped but still uneven printing?

I have the Creality CR-10S. I replaced the glass it originally came with as it was warped and I wasn't getting any material out on 2 of the sides. I switched to a PEI sheet and got the same results ...
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Strange vertical lines on X-axis direction of parts

This one is turning out to be a real head-scratcher. I'm running a stock Creality CR-10S and there seems to be a single line approx 45° across the print on the X-axis direction. I have attached images ...
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Printer thermistors read completely wrong after changing firmware

I recently installed Marlin 1.1.9.1 onto my Creality CR-10S. After doing so, the temperatures for both the bed and hotend now read -14 °C. I have changed the setting in the Marlin ...
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Y-axis movement error

I have a used Creality CR-10S and I have been using it for one day. I seem to be having problems with my Y-axis. Several times when I selected "Auto home", the bed only moved part of the ...
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Can I use photoelectric sensors to make auto bed leveling on a glass bed?

I'm pretty much a noob to the 3D printing community. I got a Creality CR10 V2 as my first 3D printer and I know it's compatible with BLTouch but not included in the package. So I'm dying to add an ABL ...
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Why is this outer wall warping?

I am printing a battery compartment cover on my CR-X Pro. Upon removing the cover I see that some of the outer walls are warping. I have tried printing this same piece with and without bed heat, ...
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Z axis no longer working on a working printer

I was printing an object and it started to drag so I stopped it. Went to move the Z-axis up so I could clear the bed and Z-axis would not budge. I switched the printer off and manually turned the ...
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How to install E3D Volcano to CR-10 mini?

I have E3D Volcano and want to upgrade my CR-10 mini. Found instructions how to change E3D Hotend for CR-10, but can't find any with CR-10 mini. Could I use same instruction that was made for CR-10? ...
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Printer is over extruding for the first few layers

I'm facing a strange issue where my printer is over-extruding only for the first 6-8 layers (layer height of 0.2 mm). All the layers above that have no such issue, which, as far as I understand, rules ...
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Bed heating stops when paused by filament runout sensor

My CR-10 S5 has a feature, that stops the print, when the filament runs out. However, when the printer pauses, the bed cools down and the print plops if the bed. Is there a way to tell the printer to ...
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Levelling issues with BLTouch sensor; unlevel and weak adhesion

I have a Creality CR-10 Max with BLTouch. After I have manually levelled the bed and set the BLTouch to do an auto level it seems to unlevel the bed and only prints one side of the bed. However, it’s ...
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Ender CR-10 Max with BLTouch won’t level

I don't even know where to begin with this one. From day one I have had nothing but problems. The only reason I still have it is because the store I bought it from is refusing to accept a return. So ...
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Bed leveling problem

My start G-code: ...
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How do I reset the bed leveling data?

I have a Creality CR-10 S5 which is using Marlin firmware 1.1.6. I recently got a level to level my printing bed, good high precision one. Afterwards it was printing as if my bed was not level. I ...
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CR-10 Extruder Clicking / Filament jammed in Extruder?

I have a CR-10 S5. I was very happy with the way it was printing but all of a sudden it cant get past 1 hour of printing without the filament breaking in the extruder. I have caught it in the act, it ...
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Is this the correct motherboard for my Creality CR-10S Pro V2?

When trying to solve the issue described in this post I followed the advice in the accepted answer and I found that the timing pulley holes for the Y axis (to "secure" the pulley to the ...
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CR-10 S Pro bed heating problems

I've had my bed continually heat up and not stop. I have replaced the SSR and replaced it with an identical-looking one and also replaced it with a MOSFET.
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Wave shift pattern on the Z axis

I have a Creality CR-10S Pro V2, I've been printing regularly for one month and then, suddenly, I started to notice waves on the Z axis. They're already noticeable with the test cube but deviation ...
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CR-10 heating problem

I've been happily printing on my CR-10 for a couple of months but now there is an issue. As soon as I turn it on the hot-end begins heating. I have replaced the heater and the thermistor but the ...
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Creality CR-10 board upgrade from V1.0 to V2.0 questions

I have a base Creality CR-10 that I have had for 10 months. Since then I have added Z-axis braces and a Z-axis dual lead screw. I have a Filament runout sensor that I want to add and I want to add a ...
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Can't level CR10 as nozzle is touching the glass

I have a brand new Creality CR-10 S5. I'm new to printing. I'm trying to level the print bed, but after using the Auto-Home function the nozzle is left touching the glass. I understand that to do the ...
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Scaling mechanism in Creality Slicer 1.2.3 for super small/large STL

I am having a tough time to understand scaling out and in STD files loaded into the Creality Slicer 1.2.3. For instance an STL like this: ...
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Marlin won't start up on modified CR10s

I have been adding a Hemera and BLTouch to my CR10s, and finally finished everything, flashed the firmware, and everything worked fine. However, I forgot about one thing (...
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