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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Looking for stock Creality Ender 5 Pro Silent Board v.4.2.2 full flash

I have toasted my Ender 5 Pro with a garbage file installed as a .bin file via an SD card. After that, it refuses to boot or install any other bin files. I downloaded and built Marlin Bugfix 2.1.1 for ...
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Printer ignores G29 command

I have a 3D printer Ender 3 V2. I bought a BLTouch sensor for it and compiled my own Marlin firmware. Now, my print run of the part is like this: I heat up the table Starting table calibration After ...
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Configure MKS Robin WiFi Module on FLSUN Super Racer without Klipper

I recently purchased an MKS Robin wifi module for my spouse's FLSUN Super Racer after noticing that the printer runs on an MKS Robin Nano V3.1 board. Immediately after installing the chip, I saw it ...
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Creality Ender-3 V2 Not Doing Anything (Hard to Explain)

I’ve recently obtained a Creality Ender-3 V2 3D printer and have tried setting it up. With it came 2 modifications (CR Touch auto bed leveling kit and dual Z-axis kit). The installation of the dual Z-...
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Automatic Z-homing when connected

We have the problem that our machine automatically performs a Z-homing when our software connects to the Arduino, but only the Z-axis. We would like to disable it, but could not find the line in ...
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Creality Ender-3 V2 motors going insane

I recently started using my Ender 3 V2 again because I needed it to print a hook. I went through multiple problems that I could solve by updating the firmware but after starting the print, I heard a ...
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Show build date and time in Marlin 2.1 firmware?

I'm trying to find out how to format the __DATE__ and __TIME__ options in Marlin. This is NOT a duplicate of (Show Build date ...
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Compilation of Ender 5 firmware

I have set up BLTouch on an Ender 5 (1.1.4). The hardware is fine. I have configured Marlin 2.0.9.5 in VS Code for the BLTouch enabled, Bilinear bed leveling, and X/Y probe offsets. I am using the ...
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Updating the firmware an Ender 3 With Linux

I have the following command: format /q H:/fs:fat32/a:4096 that will then allow me to upload a .bin file that will update the ender's firmware. How do I do this ...
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Strange chirping sound appeared after firmware upgrade

I got 4.2.7 "silent" motherboard and plugged it into my Creality Ender. It worked well except it didn't recognize my (old) BLTouch device. I tried to download firmware from official site, ...
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How to determine correct firmware for Creality MB and BLTouch?

I bought motherboard version 4.2.7 and had BLTouch version 3.1 Printer version is probably Creality Ender 3 Pro (although I don't know how it can matter if I got brand new motherboard from Amazon). On ...
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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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Prevent postion from reset to 0.0.0 when serial goes offline

My hardware Arduino Mega with RAMPS 1.6 with Marlin 1.0.2 and powered by external power to prevent my board from losing memory, when I reconnect the USB and serial goes offline, the board set last ...
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Ender 3 Max reboots after first layer

My printer gets to the end of layer one (or somewhere close) and reboots. Any ideas? I have an Ender 3 Max with a 4.2.2 board. I installed a Sprite Extruder Pro and a CR Touch. I couldn't find any ...
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CR-20 Pro Heated Bed Thermistor "stuck" after mainboard change

I recently changed the mainboard on my Ender CR-20 Pro because the SD card slot started acting up. I replaced it with the same spare part, hooked everything up (after having a bit of a fight ...
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Configuring Marlin 2.x with Ender 3 4.2.2 and BLTouch

I bought an Ender 3 recently and it has the 4.2.2 Creality board. Then I bought a BLTouch to upgrade it with bed leveling. It turns out that the BLTouch now comes with a standard 5-pin connector ...
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Ender 3 not allowing z=0 regardless of z offset value

Using TH3D firmware with some small changes to allow manual mesh levelling and to increase the serial baud rate, neither of which are active when the error presented. When auto home is used either ...
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Which firmware version is correct for my CR-5 Pro with 4.2.2 main board?

My CR-5 Pro is brand new and has the V4.2.2 main board. Originally the "About" screen showed the following firmware version: When the machine went "catatonic" I re-flashed the ...
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Can I re-flash the mainboard on my CR-5 Pro using the USB port instead of the microsd card?

I've had a lot of difficulty with my CR-5 Pro not reading the micro SD card. I was up and running but got the "blue screen" yesterday and re-flashed the main board using instructions I found ...
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Marlin 2.1 reboots before printing model when power recovery is enabled

Ender 3 Pro with Creality 4.2.7 board. Just flashed Marlin 2.1. Enabled POWER_LOSS_RECOVERY Problem: The printer will successfully go through auto leveling and the clean/prep line on the left side. ...
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How to change the time format on LCD screen in Marlin 2.1?

How can I replace the line in the time display with a dot? Using Marlin 2.1
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Ender 3 Thermal Runaway Error when booting up

I am trying to fix my Ender 3 printer at work. Someone else had it before me and added a direct drive extruder, auto bed leveling, and changed the firmware. He claimed it worked fine, however when I ...
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Flashforge adventurer 3 will not home or calibrate

I had a piece of filament break off in the tube and could not unload it so I removed the extruder and pulled out the piece. Reloaded filament and started to recalibrate. The head went to left and ...
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Ender 3 Pro keeps stopping after about 2 or 3 layers. SD card maybe?

I bought my Ender 3 Pro 2 weeks ago. Put it together, leveled it, and was off to the races the first day. I printed the test dog and test pig perfectly, so I ventured off to Thingiverse and probably ...
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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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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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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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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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"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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"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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