Questions tagged [firmware]

In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a type of software that provides control, monitoring and data manipulation of engineered products and systems. Use this tag for questions about the firmware of your 3D printer. Include name and version as well as custom modifications that might be helpful to understand your problem

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Steppers stuck with Klipper but work with Marlin

I replaced the fans of my ender 3v2 with Noctuas & Buck converters. During the replacement, I made a mistake and burnt the motherboard (shorted one of the fans). I replaced the motherboard, ...
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Ender 3 v2 with Ender 400XL extender and BLTouch not working after installation

I have an Ender 3 v2 and just installed the Ender Extender 400XL and a new BLTouch. I need to modify firmware for the new dimensions of 400x400x500 mm for the new kit. I changed all that and it seems ...
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Qidi X-Pro - Trouble Printing - Home Settings Seem Off

So I have had problems straight out of the box with this printer. After going through a lot of leveling / slicing things I decided to check what the printer "thinks" is its home settings. ...
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How do I know if my BLTouch is faulty or firmware is faulty?

I just got the Ender 5 Plus with BLTouch set up today. I was having some massive issues and determined that my leveling was off because the BLTouch was flashing red and not connecting. When I turn on ...
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How to change pin of thermo sensor?

The thermoresistor on my Anycubic Mega displays nonsense temperatures (e.g. 700 °C), since the resistor in the hotend is working fine the problem is 100 % in the board (Trigorilla RAMPS 1.4). Someone ...
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How do I update my firmware after installing a 400XL kit on my Ender 3

I've updated my Ender 3 with V4.2.7 mainboard, BLTouch and 400XL kit (extends the capabilities of your Creality Ender 3 3D Printer to a 400 mm X, 400 mm Y and a 500 mm Z printing platform). Now I need ...
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What does the velocity profile of the motors look like when they change direction?

The stepper motors usually have a constant acceleration profile (trapezoidal profile) of an even jerk limit profile (S-curve profile). In linear motion, it seems possible to conserve proportion ...
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Cannot configure Marlin 2/0.X bugfix on Ender 5 pro, 4.2.7 board with BLTouch 3.1

I am new to 3D printing and recently purchased a Ender 5 Pro. I came and the 8 bit 1.15 board was broken (couldn't run extruder). I upgraded to a 32 bit Creality 4.2.7 and also purchased a BLtouch 3.1 ...
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Marlin v. Repetier G-code flavor

My TronXY X1 runs on Repetier firmware. My Ender 3 runs on Marlin firmware. I found that apparently code in Marlin style does not always create good prints on a Repetier machine, under extruding in ...
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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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Screen stays black on new Ender 3 V2 after power-on

I decided to finally purchase an Ender 3 v2. It arrived today and after a few hours of making sure everything is straight, I tried to power it and do a test print... I was disappointed to see that the ...
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Can't get Y-Axis to move with Marlin firmware

Just as the title says. I feel like I have tried everything. I am compiling the firmware for Marlin on a Megatronics board from RepRap. That shouldn't be relevant, because I have validated that it is ...
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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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What modifications do I need to make to Marlin if I completely replace the heated bed assembly?

I have a 3D printer built from generic, scrap parts. It's controlled by a 2+ years old MKS GEN L board running Marlin version ...
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How to check what firmware I have on my printer? [duplicate]

I have an old CR10 S but the board is Anet V1-5. I am upgrading and rebuilt my printer and not sure what firmware is in there. If you can guide me step by step, that will be great.
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No stepper motor movement on Ender 3 Pro

I've recently updated my Ender 3 Pro to the latest Marlin 2.0 firmware and when I press autohome or try to move the axis, I hear a very quiet noise from the motors trying to move and then they just ...
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e-steps are wrong only during printing moves

I have two otherwise-identical machines (called "Lefty" and "Righty"), so I have a baseline to compare. I am running Marlin 2.0.7.2 on both machines. They are Creality CR-10 ...
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How to replace Trigorilla mainboard with MKS Gen L 1.0

I have the following printer: Anycubic Kossel. This has Trigorilla mainboard. My mainboard is dead and it's very expensive or almost impossible to replace it with another Trigorilla mainboard. There ...
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What is the correct Marlin firmware setting for Tevo Tarantula with MKS Base V1.2 board

I am trying to correct the x&y offsets in the Tevo Tarantula that I got from a friend in order that my printer is not printing over the end. What I got so far is that I need to measure and then ...
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Eryone Thinker SE Ignoring Stopswitch & Gantry Only Moves Down

I just got a Eryone Thinker SE and went through a lot of trouble to get it even working. My first major problem was it would keep trying to ignore the zstop switch and go lower than it should be. I ...
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CreatBot DX firmware flash for BLTouch install?

Any resources to add a BLTouch to the CreatBot DX? I cant even get Marlin installed without bricking my LCD and USB. I've heard suggestions to flash Klipper, run everything from a Pi or to swap out ...
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Why is pressure advance usually implemented in firmware rather than in slicer

Recently I started looking on pressure advance and how it works and I'm a bit confused about where it is usually implemented. My Idea of 3D printer was that its firmware is fairly dumb and only ...
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What firmware type to use for FLSUN 3D printer in PrusaSlicer setup?

I have a FLSUN printer: 3D Printer DIY Kit Auto Leveling Cube Full Metal Square Large printing size 260X260X350 with heated Bed Precision. I plan on using PrusaSlicer as slicer (found it in Ubuntu.) I ...
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Ender 5 SKR Mini E3 — After Heating the Hot End Assembly Runs into the side of the printer

So I got the SKR mini E3 for my Ender 5 after hearing all the positive reviews. When it arrives I plug everything in, make sure it's secure and test the axis... they all worked correctly. I then ...
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SKR E3 mini Ender 5 Enclosure cooling system

I was hoping I could find some help as I am not that familiar with Marlin. I currently have an Ender 5 and I am in the process of replacing the stock board. So here’s what I am trying to do: I have ...
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Unable to upload firmware to a new motherboard

I bricked my Tevo Tarantula's controller board, and I've decided to just replace it rather than unbrick it because they are relatively cheap. I recently bought a new MKS GEN L v1.0 board, but I've ...
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How is the extrusion rate matched to the movement speed?

A typical line of (depositing) G-code seems to set a maximum speed (F), a new position to move to (X, ...
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Which digipot is this with the markings “AAJU”

I'm porting Marlin to my Qidi Tech 1 and I'm trying to figure out what part this is. The markings on it read "AAJU". I'm pretty sure its the digital pot to adjust the stepper drivers as ...
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“Err: MAXTEMP: E1” when THERMAL_PROTECTION_HOTENDS is disabled

I am trying to port Marlin to my Qidi Tech 1 printer which previously ran Sailfish 7.8. Everything worked fine on the old board, including the temperature sensors. All cables except for power, LCD, ...
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Identifying this ATmega1284P board

I recently bought what I am told is an Ender 3 clone. It is a CTC model and has v1-5 written in the bottom corner and comes with a Marlin v1 firmware. But I have no idea what board it is. When I send ...
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Ultimaker 2 Extended+ temp input change

My Ultimaker 2 Extended+ motherboard has 3 temperature sensor inputs: Temp 1, Temp 2, Temp 3. The Temp 3 is for the bed and the Temp 1 and 2 are for 2 potential extruders. Now my printer has only one ...
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How to set Home Offsets and Manual Home definitions in Marlin correctly? [duplicate]

I am using an Ender 3 and I have just upgraded to the Hero Me Gen 5 fan duct adapter. This has shifted the nozzle position. I also flashed some new Marlin 2 firmware and in the Hero Me manual it says ...
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Wanhao Duplicator i3 Mk2 Firmware Update

I have a Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus Mk2. Its auto-leveling never worked properly since I bought it a year or two ago. I decided to upgrade the firmware to try and solve this problem. Unfortunately, I ...
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Artillery Sidewinder X1 3DTouch not working

The printer I am working on is an Artillery Sidewinder X1. I have fitted it with a 3DTouch (BLTouch clone) bed leveling probe purchased from Bangood. I have printed a mount for it and plugged it into ...
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Marlin Firmware - Autostart only runs `auto1.g` but not `auto0.g`

Marlin has a feature that can execute a G-code file from an SD card when printer is turned on; this is called Autostart. Autostart is available on printers with an ...
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How to improve printing over 100 mm/s with 0.8 mm nozzle?

It has been a long journey failing and printing over and over to be able to print at faster speeds. All I did mostly was trial and error. I am currently trying to wrap my head around a problem that ...
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Roll back from Marlin 2.0 to manufacturer closed-source firmware

Because I needed to insert nuts in my prints and therefore G-code instructions in their file, I upgraded my printer firmware to Marlin as in here : At the beginning I ...
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CoreXY with 8 bit board problems

I know that CoreXY kinematics is very complex and hard to calculate for the firmware making it better to use a 32-bit board. For some reason, I can't use any 32-bit board. What problems will occur if ...
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Unable to upload Marlin 2.0 to Melzi 2.0 board

I need to set the HOME_POS manually since it isn't printing in the center of the bed. But whenever I try to upload it to the Melzi 2.0 board I get an ...
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Updating an Ender 3 V2

I recently got an Ender 3 V2 and when I go to Info -> Version it says V1.0.0. However online, there is V1.0.1 available. How can I update the Ender 3 V2. It is different as it isn't a ATMEL chip ...
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BLTouch on Ender 3 pro going higher at each levelling point

A print I was doing failed half way through and was stopped. On the next print I set levelling to occur for the BLTouch but instead of doing this it went higher on each of the x,y coordinates. ...
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Will I brick my Ender 3 if I try flashing without a bootloader?

I have a recently purchased Ender 3 Pro, and it may well already have a bootloader on it. I don't have the various adapters to flash one yet. Is it destructive to try flashing over USB without the ...
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Cannot configure default E step for extruder on TH3D

I installed the TH3D firmware to my Ender 3 Pro yesterday and today I am trying to configure the extruder rate because I am not using the stock extruder on my printer but have swapped in a BMG ...
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Homing X and Y after stopping print through display

How can I include homing X and Y of a Marlin firmware operating printer after I press the stop printing in the display? In which folder I need include the command?
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Bricked Mks Rumba+ Board after Power Supply Trouble

this is my first time posting on this forum, so bear with me: This is my first attempt at a RepRap project, and my go-to board has been the RepRapDiscount MKS Rumba+, since I wanted to have ...
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How to access BIGTREETECH firmware

I recently purchased a BIGTREETECH SKR mini E3 V1.2 and need to adjust some of the settings in configuration h to accommodate for my custom built 3d printer. In the past I've used the RAMPS 1.4 board ...
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Any defacto standards for controlling new tooling options on generic 3D printers (firmware control and signaling)?

Are there any defacto standards for interfacing between common 3D printers and custom extruders or other tooling? I was thinking how it would be good to have switchable nozzle widths mounted on the ...
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G29 Bed Level not doing anything on Marlin 2.0

I've just updated my Anet A8 with the blue bed level sensor to Marlin 2.0 . Both pressing the Level Bed button on the display or using G29 after ...
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How to compile Marlin for Melzi board without bootloader?

I'm trying to enable a lot of features on my custom build of Marlin, and I'm having trouble fitting into a reasonable space limit. I'm compiling through the standard Arduino IDE with Sanguino board ...
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All-metal hotend, cooling fan failures, and cold-side PTFE

I'm getting a pet bird soon, and I know that off-gassing from heating PTFE above 300 °C creates noxious fumes, which are bird-killer1. To try to prevent even the chance of that I'm replacing my ...