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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I was updating my firmware for my 400XL kit for Ender 3 Pro and got an original firmware from the Creality website, but VSCode couldn't read it

Basically, I got the XL I installed the kit I downloaded the firmware from the Marlin GitHub page (Version 1.1.9 for Ender 3 Pro v2) I put it in VSCode but it says that it is not binary or uses ...
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CR Touch firmware NO Z-axis home Ender 5 Pro 4.2.7

I purchased a new 4.2.7 (256k) board for my Ender 5 Pro and added the CR Touch. I got everything connected and flashed the board with the "Ender-5 Pro- Marlin2.0.1 - V1.1.1 - ALT - TMC2235.bin&...
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Can you use OctoPrint on an Ender 5 pro with the stock firmware?

Is it possible to use OctoPrint with an Ender 5 Pro that is still using the factory default firmware (any version) from Creality, or is changing the firmware an absolute pre requisite for even basic ...
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My Anycubic i3 Mega S stops working

I have an Anycubic i3 Mega S and I'm using Ultimaker Cura. I'm using it for 1-2 years but 1-2 months ago this issue has started: The printer is starting to print then usually after 2-3 loops, it just ...
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Anycubic firmware update fail and screen blinks or update firmware never ends

I spend many hours tonight with a friend figuring out what's happening and solving my Anycubic Vyper firmware update. I had various issues : While updating with the current version (2.4.5 as of today)...
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Marlin 2.0.x changing order of multiple menu items

I am using an Ender 3 Max with Marlin 2.0.9.3 and I need help with changing the order of the main menu. I have found a post changing a menu, but not in a way I describe below. Here is the current ...
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Switching computers for 3D printer

Does anyone know how to move a project I'm working on in VSCode on my Mac onto a different Windows computer? It's a Marlin firmware file using Auto Build Marlin and I want to move it from my main Mac ...
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Enabling Pause feature on HBOT 3D 1.1

At work, I have an HBOT 3D 1.1 printer and I need to be able to pause my prints. I've tried all the usual G-code commands (M0, M1...
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Marlin firmware issues

So I'm working on building a Prusa i3 MK3 clone and all's gone well so far but when I make edits to the firmware and reupload it, the printer doesn't seem to be getting it. Like I changed the software ...
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Ender 3 v2 BLTouch pushing too far in X axis

I'm having issues with my Ender 3 V2 after installing the BLTouch sensor and flashing the firmware. I downloaded the precompiled firmware from Creality's site for the 4.2.2 board. The thing is, ...
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Not resume after reheat M600 runout

After reloading the filament, I press continue to load the new filament and the printer does its job. But, if I need more time and the nozzle turns off, I can't do finish the print... Problem: I press ...
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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 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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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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