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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Factory reset needed!

I have just bought a Creality Ender 3 Pro. During setup, I think I must have applied an offset... The nozzle lifts up about 5 mm from the bed when starting to print. I am reading that ...
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Ender 3 V2 & BLTouch with Jyers firmware not compensating

I got the Jyers firmware to upgrade my Ender 3 V2 and added a BLTouch. I got it up and running, followed most of the tutorials on the internet and videos, and uncommented all that was needed. The ...
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Flashing a bootloader to an Ender 3 with an official Arduino Uno R3

I am new to flashing bootloaders and whatsoever. An "avrdude" error won't let me upload. I have an error whenever I try and upload it to the Arduino. This is what it gives me: ...
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How to determine the firmware and firmware version of a Frankensbox fx-800? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a used Frankensbox fx-800 3D Printer and I am coming up with little info on it. I've tried the website, Google, and their Facebook page looking for some kind of support. I am ...
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Marlin firmware 2.0.9.1 for X5SA example : MM_PER_ARC_SEGMENT Compilation Error

I have a Tronxy X5SA printer upon which I want to install the latest Marlin firmware v2.0.9.1. I take the configuration example on GitHub for the X5SA printer and modify the lines in ...
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Tronxy X5SA not working properly after Marlin firmware installation

Yesterday I just installed Marlin firmware, 2.0.x bugfix version on my Tronxy X5SA (v6). I did it in the way explained on GitHub, with Visual Studio Code, Platform IO, Marlin auto build. I applied the ...
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Need firmware for CreatorBot 3d Pro II?

I lost the operating system in my CreatorBot 3D Pro II. How do I go about recovering the firmware? [Further details about how I lost the "operating system" are forthcoming]
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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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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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My printer does not execute any command over USB

I have a Tevo Tornado, it seemingly connects fine, it is recognised by the software and it turns on. Any command I send over USB is not executed, as if it's not registering them. I tried on Cura and ...
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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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Creality Ender 3 Pro - Z travel issue with TH3D firmware

TLDR - I’ve just driven myself insane trying to fix what I thought was a physical problem with my Z-axis, but it seems to have been solved by switching from the TH3D firmware to the Creality firmware. ...
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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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M3d micro plus firmware

I have a Micro+ that has failed a firmware update. In the M3D software, I get constant "Update Failed Due to Redundancy Check". I've tried M33 Manager and it won't detect the printer. Any ...
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"SD Init Fail" on Ender 3 Pro with BTT E3 RRF v1.1

The background and printer I have an Ender 3 Pro that I have made all sorts of modifications to, the important ones being: Replaced control board with BTT E3 RRF v1.1 Flashed BTT's firmware that I ...
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Klipper on Ender 3 v2 wrong signals

I have very strange problem. Motors X and Z are messing up somehow. I mean if I try to home X only, Z moves also. And vice-versa. Y motor homes and moves normally. Board is stock E3v2 v4.2.2 with ...
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How do I connect a webcam to Klipper using webcam.txt file?

How can I connect a webcam to Klipper using a webcam.txt file? I have this webcam: Microsoft Lifecam HD-3000 (it has a USB connection). Do I have to change that ...
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"Unable to read TMC UART 'extruder' register IFCNT" - Klipper and Robin Nano

I'm trying to use software UART for TMC2209 steppers on a BigTreeTech v1.2 and apply that to my Robin Nano v.1.1 using Klipper firmware. I declared a different pin for every driver and I edit my ...
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Why is my Ender 3 restarting spontaneously in mid print?

tl;dr How can I test whether my sporadic in-print restarts are a thermal problem or a firmware issue? The problem I've had my Ender 3 (not V2 or Pro) for about a month, and gotten a number of ...
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Ender 5 Plus manual screen temperature adjustment

I want to get my Ender 5 plus to print at 300 °C. As such, I've edited the firmware and increased the HEATER_0_MAXTEMP to 315 °C. In my slicer, I can slice and ...
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Creality CP-01 3-in-1 printer firmware reset

I bought a Creality CP-01 3-in-1 printer, all working well, until I had an email saying there's an update for your 3D printer. I downloaded and installed the firmware... and that's when things went ...
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How can I print in multicolor with Ender 6?

I'd like to make multicolor printing on Ender 6, but it seems that the filament change (ADVANCED_PAUSE_FEATURE) doesn't work (it works on my Ender 3). Can you help ...
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Stepper motor moving only to one side after reset

I come through this post, rescue a problem with my printer. It uses Arduino 2560 Mega, RAMPS 1.4, and Marlin 1.1.9, which had configured it left it working as follows: on the RAMPS the Y-axis is ...
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USB chip blown in MKS Gen L - serial communication

I have blown the USB chip on my MKS Gen L when I was trying to internally hook up the USB data lines from a Raspberry Pi to the Gen L. I found another way to serially communicate with the MKS Gen L to ...
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BLTouch not working correctly on Ender 3 Pro

First off, I realize how many "Ender 3 BLTouch not working" questions there are already on here, I've looked through a bunch of them and not seen this particular problem. Let me know if it'...
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G28 is not homing to center of bed

I've got a heavily modified CR-10s Pro, and I'm compiling my firmware. I have my own x-carriage with the probe changed to the right of the nozzle. The bed size is 300x300. Oddly, when I do a G28 the ...
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Problem with BLTouch on Ender 3 Pro

I'm having some problems with my BLTouch. Yesterday I got the 4.2.7 silent board delivered as well as the BLTouch and a glass bed. I was able to install the silent board without a problem and ...
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Ender 3 Pro, Motherboard v4.2.7, Marlin 2.0.1 Firmware reset

Upgrading motherboard to v4.2.7 How do I reset the firmware after making wrong mods?
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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 endstop, 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 Z endstop switch and go lower than it should be. ...
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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 ...