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New Ender 3 huge problems

I just got an Ender 3 V2 for my birthday. I managed to get three prints before it stopped working properly the tube melted clogging the system. Now when I print it won't stick to the bed and keeps ...
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Unable to connect OctoPrint to printer with Nebula Pad

I have an Ender 3 v3 SE and I installed the Nebula Pad. I need to install OctoPrint to do some calibration but when I tried to connect to the printer everything was greyed out. I am also using a ...
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Prints printing to the right of the bed after the firmware change

I changed to "mriscoc firmware" on my Creality Ender 3 V2 Neo and everything went pretty smooth. The printer itself works good, mesh is working good, I even went the length to measure the ...
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New Creality branded direct extruder clicks, won't extrude

I have an Ender 3 Pro (4.2.2 board). I just installed the Creality branded direct extruder/hot end. I was going to try and calculate my steps/mm for the extruder, but I am just getting clicks from the ...
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Print not adhering to "Creality PEI Steel Plate for 3D Printer Ender 3 S1"

So I have an Ender 3 S1, and I recently bought a "Creality PEI Steel Plate for 3D Printer Ender 3 S1" to take models off easier of the build plate. But now whenever I try to print something, ...
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Help with F3 on Ender 3 Pro and what I'm doing wrong; fans not working after installing buck converter

This started when I was replacing my fans with 12 V Noctuas wiring in a 24 V-12 V buck converter for the three fans I replaced. The two other fans (blower and motherboard fan) read 0 V which led me to ...
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Marlin 2.1.2.2 Ender 3 Pro CR touch does not work properly

I do have an Ender-3-Pro with the Sprite Extruder Pro on it. Also, I swapped out the controller board for a BigTreeTech SKR 1.4 Turbo, which works perfectly for me. I am using the CR Touch to level ...
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BLTouch problem with pin deployment

I bought and installed and uploaded the BLTouch firmware from Antclabs. When I click "level bed" it moves to homing the X and Y axes to 0 and to the middle but the probe does not extend (...
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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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Creality Sprite Pro Immediately starts heating hotend on startup

My Setup Ender 3 Pro Creality Board v4.2.7 Klipper Firmware (worked great with the stock Creality Bowden hotend and Creality Direct Drive Extruder) Brand new Creality Sprite Pro hotend. Wiring I ...
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Print nozzle too far from the plate

My son has a Creality Ender 3 S1. It had been printing fine until this morning. The nozzle is about 3 mm (1/8 inch) from the build plate. Is there a "reset" or "calibration" ...
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Printer keeps going down when BLTouch activates during auto homing (4.2.2 board)

When I auto home my Ender 3 Pro, it does its usual thing where it goes to the corner and then comes to the middle. Although, when it goes down and the BLT activates, the nozzle keeps going down ...
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What do I need to configure to get Marlin to run an Ender 3 Pro with CR Touch?

I have an Ender 3 Pro, board version 4.2.2, and a CR Touch with 5 pin connector. I also removed the z-axis endstop connector at the endstop. I've been building and flashing Marlin 2.1.2.2, but I haven'...
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Ender V3 SE middle of print bed sticking but fine elsewhere

Recently got an Ender V3 SE and new to 3D printing. I am having issues where the prints are sticking hard to the middle of the print bed and are difficult to remove, often with damage to the bottom. ...
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Nozzle Z-level is not aligned with Z-probe

With my Ender 3 S1 the bed leveling z-probe level and the nozzle Z-level are not alligned. The nozzle is 0.77 mm higher than the bed leveling probe. I think this causes some problems I have: When ...
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Creality Ender 3 after normal printing, lost the ability to print in X and Z axis

Everything worked normally until the printer finished with a model after a 22-hour print job. As usual, I made everything like for the previous models to print the next one, but I suddenly noticed ...
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How to check the 'health' of the main board without a thermal camera?

Given that the main board gets warm, potentially wearing out the electronics, how do I check the 'health' of a main board without having a thermal camera? As I understand it could be most easily ...
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How do I reverse the state of an endstop in Klipper other than using an exclamation mark?

I have been messing with my Y-axis endstop since it keeps being triggered when not pressed but otherwise, it is working as intended. I have tried to use ! to ...
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How to print more accurately 3D cube test?

I have print problems with my Creality Ender 3 S1 and I have calibrated all axes: Belts both X and Y axex Extremes of the X-axis horizontal structure have the same distance to the bottom of the ...
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Problem leveling printer bed after reassembling after move

I'm not new to 3D printing, but am not extremely conversant in doing mechanical adjustments on the printer. I took the printer down (minimal de-construction), loaded it into a padded box and drove it ...
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How do I stop the extruder from sticking to the back corner of the part?

I was gifted a Creality Ender-3 and thus have begun my first foray into 3D printing. Things went well for the setup and first prints; I printed some of the 3D files that came with the printer, then ...
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Why do two identical Creality Ender 3 V2 printers have a center that is 3 mm off from each other and 7 mm off expected and how to calibrate it?

When pushing the limits of the bed size (235x235 mm) for two Creality Ender 3 V2 printers running the same mriscoc firmware and the same config and upgrades. I noticed that despite using the same G-...
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The part of the motor that the hobbed gear goes on is too short

My Ender 3 had a broken part so I replaced all the plastic above the extruder motor. After learning how to safely take off the pressure-fitted hobbed gear, I installed a new one that could be replaced ...
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My Ender 3 malfunctions with touchscreen

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ender 3 with a Creality touchscreen that is compatible with it. However, since the installation, it gets stuck on the loading screen once the bar fills up. I tried different ...
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What is the difference between Carborundum Glass and Borosilicate Glass and which has better adhesion properties?

I'm choosing a new bed for the Creality Ender 3 V2. It's unclear if the Creality Ender 3 V2 came originally with a Carborundum Glass bed or a Borosilicate Glass bed. What is the actual difference ...
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Is there a way to get a "vase mode" for multiple wall prints if you just change the order the walls are printed on each layer?

I was pretty fascinated with vase mode print results thinking it would be awesome if this could be done with at least 2 (or more) walls. Initially I was told that its not possible because the printer ...
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What is the maximum size, read and write speed for micro SD cards on a Creality V4.2.2 board?

What is the maximum read and write speed for micro SD cards that the Creality Ender 3 V2 board V4.2.2 can theoretically handle and what is the maximum SD card size in gigabytes? Micro SD cards have ...
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Does a Creality Ender 3 V2 running mriscoc firmware require a micro SD card at all?

To my understanding, all settings including those that resulted from the Nozzle Auto MPC tuning and Bed PID tuning and the created UBL mesh are all stored I the EEPROM by the mriscoc Marlin firmware ...
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Homing fails with filament in run-out sensor

My friend has an Ender 3 Max Neo that they were just able to reassemble after moving. Looking it over there didn’t seem to be any assembly errors, but the auto-home was definitely causing a few issues....
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Is there a possibility to reliably print PLA with an Ender 3 that has an all-metal hot end?

I want to use my Ender 3 as a multi-filament-printing printer As many users already have asked, printing PLA with an all-metal hot end is not really recommended. But, if I am attempting to use my ...
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How to reduce vibration on a camera arm connected to the printer bed?

I printed a Raspberry Pi camera arm for my Ender 3 V2 as a second camera that's not connected statically to the printer frame but to the printer bed instead. I now have two cameras, both from ...
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Is it required to use a data-only USB cable to keep the LCD screen off, when a 3D printer has no other power provided?

I've noticed before that when I use a standard USB-cable to connect my Creality Ender 3 V2 printer using its USB port to a Raspberry Pi 4 and powered off the printer, that the LCD screen of the ...
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Bottom layers print fine, then infill and wall layers instantly fail

I have an Ender 3 V2 which I use together with Creality slicer. I print in PLA at 200 °C. The print bed is set to 60 °C. The layer height I set to 0.2 mm. Print speed is set to 50 mm/s. Printing on an ...
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How to wire a DIY filament runout sensor to a Creality v4.2.2 board?

I'm building this simple DIY filament runout sensor for Ender 3 V2 based on this model from Thingiverse.com. I am not sure about the wiring, it seems trivial, I probably need to use 'normally closed' (...
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Nozzle leaking PETG and blobs on first layer

I have an Ender 3 V2 Printer and I can print in PLA with good quality and no issues. I am using a 0.8 mm Nozzle and my model prints fine in PLA. I have now tried to use Pinuotu 1.75 mm PETG ...
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How to successfully flash a DACAI LCD screen of a Creality Ender 3 V2?

I thought I had two identical Ender 3 V2 printers, the main board in both is v4.2.2 but it turns out they came with a different LCD screen. I flashed the firmware on both printers to mriscoc firmware ...
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Is the BFPTouch interchangable with the BLTouch for mriscoc firmware without custom changes to Marlin?

I have two Creality Ender 3 V2 printers with a version 4.2.2 board. One printer has the official CRTouch, and one is nearly original without a probe. I found a similar product, a DIY project called ...
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How can a force sensor automatically determine the Z-offset?

The Creality Ender 3 V3 SE, apart from auto bed leveling (ABL), also has a way to calculate the Z-offset automatically. A feature I didn't hear about before. According to a Maker's Muse video, it's ...
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Under extrusion? Only after a pause at layer height!

The issue appears on my Creality Ender 3 Pro only after the pause, but it seems to correct itself after a while. From what I know, it seems most likely under extrusion. I've tried purges, still same ...
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How to physically wire a (ADXL345) accelerometer for Input Shaping (Resonance Compensation) support on for a Ender 3 V2 printer?

I'm looking into Input Shaping (Resonance Compensation) to compensate for vibration on an Ender 3 V2. I found the "Official Creality G-Sensor ADXL345 Vibration Compensation Sensor for Sonic Pad ...
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Ender 3 s1 Pro, Cura, and Bondtech CHT 0.4 mm nozzle

So I swapped the standard Ender 3 S1 Pro 0.4 mm nozzle to a Bondtech CHT 0.4 mm nozzle to increase my flow rate, but I am a newb and not really sure what to do to start dialing this in. I have not ...
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Does Marlin already have a way to define auto Z-offset strain gauge?

My Ender 3 v3 SE printer is still really new so I understand the info is limited. I'm trying to build a version of the latest Marlin FW that will work I've already redefined the pins that are ...
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Ender3 v2 on Marlin moves head while rotating button

I updated firmware on my Ender3 v2. Previously I used to have precompiled 2.0.7. Now I compiled 2.0.9 from source. Everything seems to work fine except of Move menu. Previously, I pushed the button to ...
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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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What is the lifespan of nozzles, and does the nozzle diameter affect the lifespan? [duplicate]

What is the average or recommended lifespan for standard Creality printer nozzles used with non-abrasive standard PLA only? What is a proper metric for that, time used, time heated, filament meters ...
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Ender 3 extruder skips

I'm printing a 3D flower model using an old Ender 3 printer. At first the printer was printing so well but suddenly, when printing something, the extruder starts to skip and make noises and stops ...
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What are the pros and cons of automatically turning off stepper motors after a print? Does it increase the stepper motor's lifetime?

I've noticed several times that one of my stepper motors is making a slight noise after a print is finished, indicating it's still enabled; also, the axes are still statically positioned and unmovable....
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Creality Ender 3 v2 1st layer too high off bed

On my Creality Ender 3 v2, I have performed bed levelling and am fairly confident that the nozzle height is correct - a piece of paper under the nozzle can be pulled out with a gentle tug. For some ...
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Creality Ender 3 v2 Neo bed leveling doesn't seem to work

I purchased an Ender 3 v2 Neo a few days ago, but every time I try to do the bed leveling it is either too close and the nozzle touches the bed (even though it was fine while leveling) or just ...
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First layer disaster: auto-leveling the bed. Need guidance

I have been printing on and off for years. Generally, I have had no issues until recently. Upon thinking back I don't think I used the Z-offset at any point and only manually leveled my Ender 3 S1 Pro....
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