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Experiencing Under-Extrusion and Print Instability on CReality CR6 SE with Various PLA Filaments

I am facing persistent issues with under-extrusion and print instability on my Creality CR6 SE 3D printer. Despite using different PLA filaments from various manufacturers such as Eryone, Jayo, ...
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Why does Prusaslicer set the final temperature in two steps?

I'm using PrusaSlicer 2.5.0 and printing the sliced G-code on a Creality CR-6 SE via a USB-connected OctoPrint/OctoPi. As you can see, the slicer sets the temperature by G-code commands in two steps (...
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Installing Creality CR6 SE Community firmware

I want to know how simple is it to install CR6Community firmware https://github.com/CR6Community/Marlin/releases I do not want to make low-level modifications for it. And also I want to know how ...
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Random Line on some 3D prints

I have been having an issue for a while now with my 3D Print that one of the layers will appear thicker than the rest. The line artifact will be on different height level. Also not all models that I ...
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Prints not sticking to bed or just not extruding?

I'm very new to 3D printing. When my printer was new, I got loads of really good prints, however, now they're all failing. I suspected that the nozzle was in bad shape, so I replaced it, but even now, ...
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Quantum PLA stops extruding, other PLA works fine

I recently tried to use Matterhackers Quantum filament and I've run into some issues and curious if anyone else has. I have a CR6-SE with community firmware, a regular Bowden tube with upgraded ...
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Static electricity underneath the print with mystery adhesion and warping

Any idea what could be causing a static discharge on large prints? It seems that it's mostly visible when it's done and the print is being removed, it keeps zapping (can barely feel it. Small prints ...
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Creality CR-6 SE heatblock replacement

Recently I broke the threads inside the heatblock of my CR-6 SE by tightening the nozzle too much (it seemed not deep enough). No problem - bought a new hotend extruder kit for around 35 euros. I put ...
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CR6-SE issues after a year and ~15 kg of PLA

I've had a CR6-SE for just over a year now and am not new to 3D printing. However, prior to this I had access to a pretty much brand new Ultimaker S5. When my CR6-SE arrived, it was essentially plug ...
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CR-6 SE rebooting at fixed moments in print

My printer seems to be responding poorly to some of the prints I provide it with. At a certain time, usually after at least half an hour. For example, the print I tried today (twice) kept crashing ...
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Shocks and enclosures

I have a Creality CR-6 SE running Community firmware. It's printing mostly well, in part because it's improvisationally enclosed (sheets of cardboard between it and the closes window to reduce draft, ...
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Creality CR 6 SE Z-axis issue

My new Creality CR6 SE was doing good but suddenly its Z-Axis (head extruder) randomly sometimes stays above the required configurations and sometimes below. For example after auto leveling when I ...
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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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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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Raising E-steps on my CR-6 SE makes the extruder choppy

I have the community edition of the firmware for my CR-6 SE printer installed on a BigTreeTech SKR-CR6 V1.0 board. This firmware has a nice E-step calibration guide you can use to easily get the ...
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Weird pattern on vertical surfaces on all prints

I recently received my Creality CR-6 SE printer and upgraded the controller board to a Bigtreetech SKR CR6 V1.0 and installed the latest community firmware. As you can see on the attached image, the ...
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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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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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CR-6 SE glass build plate - no lifting possible

I've been dealing with 3D printing for 1.5 years, but now own a CR-6 SE myself since the beginning of 2021. Most things are already quite clear but for 2 days I have had a problem with the adhesion of ...
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