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Questions about the 3D printer firmware Marlin.

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How far off-plane of a 4th-corner probe should be cause for concern during bed leveling?

On my TAZ Pro, after modifying and reinstalling my build surface, I have the following verbose output from running self-calibration: ...
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Anet A8 Clone LCD not working after flash

My Alfawise EX8 (Anet A8 Clone) had an issue, so I flashed the firmware provided on the GearBest page. After the flash the LCD is no longer doing anything and I can't really identify the LCD to ...
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CR-10 Ignoring Z-Stop Switch, Keeps Trying to Lower

I have a CR-10 with TH3D's most recent firmware on it and an EZABL (Plug & Print Auto Bed Leveling Kit) installed. My problem is that when I select "Auto Home", the printer ignores the Z-stop ...
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Getting wrong measurements on my Kossel Linear Plus after installing SKR 1.3 with Marlin 2.0

So I've switched the Trigorilla board in the printer with a SKR 1.3 with TMC2208 drivers and installed the latest Marlin 2.0, with a config based on this one. You can find the Configuration.h here, ...
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How to extend Marlin to support additional movement axis?

On a RAMPS 1.4 it is possible to mount 5 stepper motors: X,Y,Z steppers are used for ...
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Reprogram Marlin to assign endstop pins to arbitrary tasks [Arduino Mega]

Can someone point me out an appropriate entry code for this task in Marlin source code?
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Where to enable user interface encoder in Marlin?

I am trying to configure Marlin for a Ramps 1.6 board. I have an I2C 4x20 character LCD enabled. I have the LCD working with #define LCD_SAINSMART_I2C_2004 I ...
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G29 Auto Grid Leveling Doesn't Do Anything

I have an Ender 3 Pro, recently added a BLTouch v3, flashed a bootloader, and I'm now attempting to configure TH3D U1.R2.15 firmware. I have only modified configuration.h, haven't touched any other ...
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Hotend drops to 175 ºC once extrusion starts (MINTEMP error reported)

Hotend drops from 205 °C to 175 °C, and then the printer errors MINTEMP. How can I fix this? Fan is not starting yet. ...
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How to set up Marlin to use a heated chamber?

I have an infrared lamp I'd like to use to heat my chamber. Right now I don't have plans to install a cooling fan, but I will if I need to. This question pertains to Marlin (2.0, preferably) in ...
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Weird temperature reading using thermistor on MKS GEN L v1.0 AUX-2 analog pins

Temperature is showing about 680 °C at room temperature. When I make it "hotter" by holding my thumb and index finger on it, the temperature does increase. So it is responding to temperature ...
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Configuration of the Anet A6 full graphic LCD 12864 on an Anet A8

I finished fixing my Anet A8 about the 3DTouch sensor working with the LCD2004 stock display, I am installing the full graphic display LCD 12864 (for Anet A6) but when I compile Marlin 1.1.9 the ...
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Show Build date and time in Marlin 2.0

Is there a command to show the compile date and time of the Marlin 2.0 firmware? Also, is there a way to show this info at boot up?
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RAMPS 1.4 Stepper's not getting a good signal

Running on the Marlin 1.1 firmware, for this issue, most other variables of the printer can just be assumed (It's a CoreXY design, but think i3 for my current testing). (Highlighted my only lead in ...
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Bigtreetech upload stalled after uncommented REPRAP_DISCOUNT_FULL_GRAPHIC_SMART_CONTROLLER

I recently bought a BigTreeTech SKR V1.3 and uncommented REPRAP_DISCOUNT_FULL_GRAPHIC_SMART_CONTROLLER and clicked the upload button but faced an error that says: <...
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Y-axis layer shifts with recent Marlin on Ender 3

Since upgrading from the manufacturer's firmare to recent Marlin (first 1.1.9, then 2.0.x git HEAD), I've been having significant model-dependent (didn't happen for first few things I tried to print; ...
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Setting the startpoint of the EZABL 3x3 mesh

How do I set the startpoint of the EZABL 3x3 mesh. The startpoint is hitting my bed clip.
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Marlin on Arduino Mega 2650 and RAMPS 1.4

I have been messing around trying to flash marlin 1.1 onto my Arduino Mega 2650 and RAMPS 1.4. I have Managed to get it to upload fine however it will not upload with the LCD I want. I am trying to ...
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Printer doesn't lift Z between each probe

I don't remember making a change to marlin but today when I tried to probe my bed my Z probe homed and slowly went downwards until the probe detected the first point. then without lifting it it just ...
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Botched firmware upgrade - did I destroy the stepper drivers?

I attempted upgrading my Ender 3 firmware to Marlin 1.1.9, and due to inability to find the directions about the Sanguino variant pin layout file, stupidly built with the "standard" (Arduino) file. ...
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Using both .gcode and .gbr files in a hybrid 3D printer + circuit etching machine? (RepRap 1.4 with Marlin firmware)

I'm making a hybrid 3D printer and circuit etching (CNC milling) machine that can both 3D print and etch prototype circuit boards. I'll be using Marlin firmware with an Arduino Mega & RepRap 1.4 ...
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How to activate Power Loss Recovery in Marlin?

Standard Marlin has one problem: when the power suddenly is gone, the print is gone. Prusa and many china printers however come with "Power Loss Recovery" or "Power Out Protection" or similar. But ...
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BL Touch Probing Fails Intermittently

I just installed my BL Touch with a vanilla version of Marlin (1.1.9) on my Ender 3 and everything seems to work fine (including auto home) except the probing. It repeatedly does the first three ...
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Marlin endstop hit message deciphering/real position

Similar to, but different from, Marlin, end stops, and position report - possible bug? This is roughly the same question, but I'm trying to understand the endstops hit response from Marlin. I'm ...
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How to make menus more responsive in Marlin 1.1.9

I have an AM8 with an MKS GEN 1.4 board with a Bowden extruder at the moment. What I would like to do is to make my menus a bit more responsive, similar to what the guy at Lokster Space has done with ...
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What do I need to do to recalibrate my printer after updating the firmware?

I just updated my Maker Select Plus from the stock (I believe RepRap-based) firmware to Advi3pp, which is Marlin based. The printer starts up and everything seems okay, but I haven't actually tried a ...
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How to connect BLTouch sensor to Alunar M508 using LSEE 3D v1.0 board?

In the process of updating my printer (Alunar M508), I decided to add "Auto Bed Leveling" using a BLTouch sensor. After doing a lot of Googling: I found firmware that will upload and work with ...
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Change hotend thermistor input in Marlin

I have a Marlin driven Prusa i3 clone, by accident I cut through both thermistor wires for the hotend while it was powered on. The Arduino reset and the hotend thermistor no longer work. Since there ...
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Display locks when executing G-code for laser cutting using Marlin on RAMPS board

I'm working on a Laser cutter. I’m using the RAMPS 1.4 and Marlin software. To make the Marlin software work with a laser I’m inspired by this blog from dreammakercnc: Marlin Firmware modification for ...
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What pins do I use for UART control on a RUMBA board for tmc2208?

I have been looking in the Marlin firmware for about an hour or two now to find what pins I should use for UART for my tmc2208 drivers and I have come up with nothing. Does anyone know what they are ...
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Tronxy Marlin boards (two of them) reboot when asked to heat bed

I have two Tronxy 2.0 V5 Marlin boards that reboot whenever heat is applied to the bed. The bed has been swapped (because I thought that was the problem) for a new shiny one. The thermistors, too, of ...
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Laser LA03-5000 wiring to RAMPS 1.4

I'm totally lost. I have been searching about two days how to correctly wire Blue Laser LA03-5000 to RAMPS 1.4 board. This laser has 12 V input and separates PWM/TTL wires. I have found out how ...
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Grayscale laser engraving with Ramp1.4

I have a Reprap Guru Prusa i3 v2 3D printer. To this I added a 5.5 W laser that I purchased online. The board of my 3D printer is an Arduino Mega 2560 board with Ramp 1.4. I have connected my laser ...
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Marlin Bed-Leveling Vs Skew Correction

I've added a G29 command in my starting script to do bed leveling process before every print. It works fine and compensates my bed during prints. But when I print larger models, they're all skewed in ...
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Using extruder motor as 4th axis

I am currently working with a hobbyist robotic arm (uArm Swift Pro) which runs a modified version of Marlin 3D printing firmware. The arm can be used as a 3D printer as well thus it has an extruder ...
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Where did Marlin get its name?

Does anyone know how the developers of Marlin decided to name it that?
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How to start cycle by using push button

Can any one help me out that how to start a cycle by just using a push button. Note: Using Marlin firmware, Arduino Mega, Ramps 1.4 I haven't tried altering the Marlin code (as I am new to coding), ...
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How to decrease sensitivity to heat-bed temperature?

Sometimes I use a DIY 3D printer running Marlin firmware and I have a hard time to set my heat bed temperature. when I set it to 70 °C for PLA, after a few minutes it decreases to 67 &...
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BLTouch wiring and pin assignments

I’m in the process of installing a BLTouch on a Velleman Vertex K8400. The board doesn’t have a dedicated servo pin, so I’ll assign one. No problem there. The board only has a Z-min pin, so it’s my ...
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How to add a patch to “Marlin_main.cpp”?

According to this question, MKS 12864OLED Display setup, I need to add a patch to "Marlin_main.cpp" but this a large file with 14789 lines of code! I don't know ...
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Specifying Z offset in Marlin firmware

I need to set a Z offset for the Flying bear P902. I calculated the offset (-2.98). But, every time when I try to input this using the LCD screen of my 3D printer, the value jumps to either -2.99 or -...
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Marlin error Rx_buffer not declared in scope

After one successful preview of compile, the upload returns error rx_buffer not defined in this scope. How do I fix this?
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Tronxy X5S-400 Marlin stuck at splash-screen

I got a Tronxy X5S-400, I assembled it and when I power it on, I see on the screen one of the below images and gets stuck there. Is the firmware broken? If yes, where can I get a ...
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Configuring of MKS_GEN_L V1.0

I've bought a new "MKS GEN_L V1.0" and I'm trying to configure it with Marlin 1.1.X. I changed motherboard in configuration.h from previous: ...
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Marlin customization; additional output after G0/G1 move

This question concerns an Anet A8 with customized Marlin Firmware 1.1.9. I need to generate an additional digital output to signal move complete to trigger some data acquisition process. The extruder ...
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Handling retraction when using a mixing extruder (2 in 1 out)

I have a Zonestar Z5FM2 running Marlin 1.1.8 with a mixing extruder. That is, 2 extruder stepper motors feeding a 2-in 1-out hotend (similar to the E3D cyclops). I'm slicing with Simplify3D and I ...
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How to increase the amount of probing points for a BLTouch sensor in Marlin firmware?

I have a new BLTouch that is setup (using Marlin 1.8.7) but I want to increase the probing grid from a 3x3 to something like a 5x5. I am using bilinear leveling with a 3x3 grid. How would I go about ...
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After some time stepper motor is hot

I have three stepper motors. One Nema 17 - 2.4 ohm, the second smaller noname from color printer - 9.5 ohm and third the smallest noname from cdrom - 10.5 ohm. I have connected them to arduino mega ...
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Error:Printer halted. kill() called!

When printing cube.gcode using Pronterface I get: Print started at: 23:07:31 After 8 seconds I get: ...
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What is Thermal Runaway Protection?

What is Thermal Runaway Protection (TRP) and why should I enable it? How does one do so in Marlin?