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What is the maximum size, read and write speed for micro SD cards on a Creality V4.2.2 board?

What is the maximum read and write speed for micro SD cards that the Creality Ender 3 V2 board V4.2.2 can theoretically handle and what is the maximum SD card size in gigabytes? Micro SD cards have ...
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Is printing from a micro SD card faster than printing over a USB cable?

I've been repeatedly printing the same G-code on two fairly identical machines (Creality Ender 3 V2) with the same settings, the only difference being one is printed from a Micro SD card and one is ...
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How to fix "SD Init Fail" on Ender 3

My Ender 3 is showing SD Init Fail when the sd card is inserted. I tried rebooting, reformating the card etc. At first, I thought the card is damaged, so I bought a ...
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Printer can't read my G-code file

I've been trying to print a part through an SD card, but my printer doesn't show my G-code file. I thought the SD card was not working but then I tried printing an old file I had and it's working just ...
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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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Turn off OctoPrint server after starting print from SD card

I have OctoPrint set up on a Raspberry Pi (OctoPi). I have loaded a number of G-code files to the SD card on the printer. My question is: If I initiate a print from the SD card via OctoPrint, can I ...
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SKR 1.4 Turbo - Withhout SD-card reader, bricked?

Unfortunately and regrettably. Whilst trying to install and fit an SKR Turbo 1.4 Turbo Motherboard into 3D printer body, I managed to break the SKR 1.4 Turbo Motherboard SD-card reader. The card ...
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Monoprice printer: no files found on SD card [duplicate]

My monoprice printer was working; I then tried to format the SD card on a Mac, then it stopped working. I have now tried three different SD cards after formatting on a Windows PC, and still nothing ...
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How to format an SD card for Monoprice Select Mini V2?

I bought a 32 GB SDHC (Sandisk) I'd like to use for my Monoprice 3D printer. I have downloaded Partition Wizard and partitioned a 2GB primary partition formatted as FAT and it still does not show any ...
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How to sort G-code on SD card based on material (ABS|PLA|SBS)?

I have various G-code files stored at SDCard attached to my Prusa i3 MK2S printer. They are either for ABS, PLA or SBS. The more files I had on the SD card, the more I was running into trouble of ...
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How to heat up a Printrbot's hotend using an SD card

My Printrbot simple metal's extruder is jammed and I need to heat it up to unjam it. Unfortunately, the printer does't want to connect to my laptop regardless of the program I'm using (Repetier-Host ...
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Plug sdramps module and Anet A8 LCD together into RAMPS smart adapter

I want to upgrade my Anet A8's motherboard (the stock one is broken anyway, see: Anet A8 reading 739°C from the extruder thermistor!) to the RAMPS 1.4, without having to get a new LCD/microSD ...
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