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Print is rotated perfectly on bed, while straight in the slicer. X-axis moves slowly while printing a straight Y-axis line

I have a weird problem that I can't seems to find an answer for. I'm using SuperSlicer with my Ender3 + OctroPrint setup. The prints on the bed in SuperSlicer is perfectly straight However, it seems ...
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Can't connect PowerBelt3D Zero to Print Server

I have tried connecting via Repertier, Pronterface, and OctoPrint. All of them fail to get a response from the handshake attempts. The OctoPrint "AUTO" setting will automatically try all ...
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How to properly run a PID Tuning and update the firmware?

The Firmware Step-by-step guide remarks to only mess with PID-Tuning settings in the firmware when you know what you are doing. Apparently, defining those settings in the firmware is a somewhat ...
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3D Printing with malicious intent

I have a bit of an odd request. I am studying the vulnerability of 3D printers and would like to know if there is a way to disable the limit switches on, for example, an Ender 3 in the G-code. Ideally,...
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Z-axis lead screw not turning to adjust height when using auto leveling?

I have a 3DTouch with my Ender 3 3D printer with the Creality 4.2.2 Board. It is running a custom build of Marlin 2.0.9.2. As I have been watching my prints, I noticed that the Z-axis lead screw does ...
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What is the difference between Linear Advance and Pressure Advance

I've been trying to do some research on Linear Advance (LA) on Marlin and Pressure Advance (PA) on Klipper, and from my understanding the technology behind each is different, although also similar. ...
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The nozzle hits the bed and does not lift when I do G29 P4 to edit UBL mesh

I have an issue with my 3D printer which is operating on SKR 1.4 Turbo board and Marlin 2.0.8. I have a conductive probe and UBL is enabled. The mesh building goes fine and I have no issues with the ...
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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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Using the BLTouch to assist with manual bed levelling?

I struggle with paper levelling and find it to be excessively coarse and unspecific. I bought a 3DTouch, but I still need to make the bed generally level using the knobs. Otherwise, the print will be ...
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Why is my 3D printer making a loud knocking sound after installing BLTouch?

Everything was working perfectly until I installed the BLTouch. After installing it every time I print it makes a loud knocking/clicking sound. Does anyone know how to fix this? I am using a Neptune 2 ...
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Ender 3 board 4.2.2 BLTouch 3.1 crashes into bed during autoleveling

I'm trying to install a BLTouch probe. I have an Ender 3 Pro with 4.2.2 board and I’m trying to connect a BLTouch 3.1 to it. I've bought a generic (but authentic) BLTouch instead of a Creality kit. I'...
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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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MESH_INSET vs PROBING_MARGIN

I've been tinkering with my 3DTouch (basically a BLTouch clone) on my CoreXY and have been trying to set up UBL in Marlin. There are a few configurations I haven't been able to find any useful ...
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Marlin NOZZLE_CLEAN_STROKES half a pattern?

I have Marlin 2.0.9.2 configured to wipe the nozzle on a brass brush mounted to the side of the bed of my printer. It does 3 zigzag movements. It cleans up the ooze nicely from the nozzle BUT... the ...
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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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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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What is ABL or UBL? Is this the same?

When looking at Marlin firmware or reading on leveling of the printer bed the term ABL and UBL are frequently used. What are ABL and UBL? Are they the same?
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I3 Mega, PROBE_MANUALLY with ABL

I created some Marlin versions for Creality and Anycubic printers. Now I have a problem and want to ask if someone can help me, give some tips or something else. Printer: i3 Mega Anycubic I use the 2....
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Extruder motor freezing

I recently upgraded from a Creality 4.2.7 controller board to a BigTreeTech SKR E3 Turbo and touch screen. When power is applied, the extruder motor turns slightly, then freezes and has a low humming ...
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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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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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How to make Ender 5 use BLTouch probe for Z homing?

Backstory I set up the BLTouch module as explained in the guide that came with it - that included unplugging the Z axis switch, and replacing it with a pair of wires from the BLTouch module. I managed ...
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M503 command is reporting "Maximum feedrates" with duplicate and empty values: M203 X200.00 Y200.00 Z5.00 E Y1000.00 Z100.00 E5000.00

I'm pretty stumped on this one. Investigating an issue I was having with an OctoPrint plugin, I've come to realize my M503 command is reporting duplicate and empty ...
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How to add custom physical buttons to a 3D printer in Marlin software

I have a 3D printer with MKS Robin mainboard + TMC2209. How do I add a piece of code to Marlin, for example, to make a physical button to start preheating, etc. I would like to use the existing ...
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Creality 4.2.7 problem connecting to Windows

I've had an Ender 5 for quite a while and it has worked phenomenally, but recently I had encountered a MIN_TEMP error so I ordered a new hotend and Creality silent board. Because this is an Ender 5, I ...
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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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TronXY X5S system (Marlin) - Very Slow menus

This is my board MKS Melzi v2.0 cloned I replaced the MCU (the actual IC) with new ATmega1284P 16 MHz, because the old MCU was damaged - the reason was that the fan got dusty and the power line ...
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X-axis homing failed with odd results on Tevo Tarantula

I recently finished building my Tevo Tarantula but now I have an issue with homing the X-axis. I have uploaded MarlinTarantula EasyConfig 2.0.x firmware with Arduino Version 1.8.15 on to the Tevo ...
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Extrusion issues on medium speeds (while accelerating?)

I've recently changed my Ender3's hotend to E3D v6 clone with Titan direct extruder, so I can print faster than on stock. But when I increased the speed up to 70 mm/s for walls and 80 mm/s for infill (...
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CR-10 randomly loses connection to computer when printing over USB

I have a Creality CR-10 which is running Marlin because I have a BLTouch installed. All was working fine until it suddenly had an issue where it would lose connection to the computer mid-print when ...
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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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Does updating the firmware on an Ender 3 V2 erase its previous settings?

A few months ago, I flashed my Ender 3 V2 with JyersUI fork of the Marlin firmware and I like the options and settings that are available with this firmware. The author has put out another update (v1....
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Hotend temperature goes to infinity after few layers

I have a "classic" home built 3D printer, Arduino Mega, RAMPS 1.4 with Marlin 2.0. It worked, was put in storage, and now I am trying to get it running again. During all of the testing ...
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Separate Z-stepper E-steps

I have three stepper motors each with its own stepper driver. Two of those motors have the same lead screw, while the third has a ball screw. I need to be able to set the E-steps for the ball screw ...
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How to define bed dimensions in Marlin for custom carriage / hot end?

How would I begin measuring my hotend / carriage dimensions in Marlin to prevent my hotend from slamming into the frame? I see in Marlin the 'define bed size' parameters ...
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Bioprinter does not extrude Anet A8 Marlin

I have a modified Anet A8 that is supposed to print hydrogels (paper : Ultra-Low-Cost 3D Bioprinting, Kahl M et al. 2019). For this to work, we do not need any temperature-related settings, however, I ...
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Using external stepper driver

I need to add two external stepper drivers to my MKS Gen L board. I am using E1 as an extra Y-axis and that is working great. I have three Z motors and I want to ...
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Help adding additional stepper drivers to Marlin

I am building a large printer that needs 3 independent Z-stepper motors that will home with a BLTouch and 2 Y-stepper motors with an endstop for each side. I can use the ...
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Odd behaviour of steady feedrate increase

For some weeks I noticed really odd behaviour on my OctoPi controlled Anet A8. I'm using an MKS Gen L board with TMC2208 on this and constellation worked for a year now. When starting a print, I ...
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BLTouch goes behind print bed

I want to install Marlin 2.0 on my CR20 Pro but when I try to level the bed it goes behind the bed (in my direction on the Y axis). Here is my bed config: ...
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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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Receive M114 command while printing using Printrun

I'm working on a project for which I use the Printrun package to serial communicate my G-code to my 3D printer (Creality Ender 3, Marlin firmware). The idea is that I have an external button connected ...
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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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Ender 5 with 8-bit Creality 1.1.4 board- Issue with speed of extruder motor spinning too slow

The issue I'm having is that the extruder motor is not spinning fast enough so the filament doesn't come out as fast as I would like it to. In terms of the specs, the printer is an Ender 5 that has ...
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Height of the prints are always larger

This problem is driving me crazy, no, seriously speaking. I bought this printer this week and started to calibrate for accurate dimensions. I printed the one-and-only calibration cube (20x20x20 also a ...
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Print not sticking to bed

Today I ran into an issue with the filament not sticking to the build plate. However, the strange part is, that this only happens with one filament color (both PLA, khaki, black works just fine) and ...
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3 Extruders on SKR V1.1, how set up 2 in 1 out (Y piece), and 1 single extruder in latest Marlin?

On Anet A8 with SKR V1.1 32 bit board my intention is to use 3 extruders on my Anet A8, 1+2 via Y-piece on single nozzle, 3rd Extruder with 2nd nozzle. Need another stepper to connect to SKR V1.1 (10 ...

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