Questions tagged [serial-connection]

Originally means a data connection where a single bit of information is transferred in or out one bit at a time. Today it means a data connection following the RS-232 standard, either physically or over a software/hardware USB layer.

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Issues with OctoPi connecting to FlashForge Creator Pro via Serial Communication

I've recently initialized OctoPi onto my Raspberry Pi, proceeded to connect it to my local internet, and then connected it to my FlashForge Creator Pro (2014 edition) Everything seemed to be going ...
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Sending G-code commands to Hyrel System 30M using python

I am using python 3.6 with pySerial library to connect to the Hyrel System 30M 3D Printer. I am able to read the data from the device but unable to write any commands to it Here is the code: ...
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OctoPrint Unable to Connect to Lulzbot Mini

We have a Lulzbot Mini at my office (i.e. it's not my personal printer). It's connected to an OctoPi and I've been able to get just one file to print on it (which I had to cancel due to leveling ...
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Sending G-code through USB serial doesn't work (Ender 3) [duplicate]

Recently I was gifted an Ender 3 3D printer. I'm trying to use a Raspberry Pi Zero W to send commands to the printer remotely, if I get this to work the idea is to instruct the RPi to pull G-code ...
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MKS GEN L looks dead

In an attempt to upgrade my Ender 3 to TMC2208, I bought an MKS GENL 1.0 board from Banggood, but it doesn't get recognized from the Windows Device Manager at all: ...
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Print from SD and connect to serial host at the same time

I am wondering if it is possible to print with a 3D printer from an SD card and connect to a serial host at the same time. I want to use the Marlin M118 serial ...
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How to log each G-code line read from the SD card to serial on marlin firmware

I would like to log each line of G-code to the serial port as it is processed. Steps to achieve: the printer reads a file from the SD card each line it reads will be serial logged (this I can't ...
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Controlling a 3D printer with another Arduino device over serial

If this is a silly question I apologize but I am trying to establish a serial connection between a 3D printer (Ender 3) and an Arduino Nano over the USB port. I am able to connect the 3D printer to ...
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Is it possible to send/receive serial messages from/to Ender 3 mainboards (not USB!)?

I want to connect an Arduino or similar MCU board to an Ender 3 mainboard and make them communicate. I don't want to use USB. Are there any pins on the controller boards to achieve this? I found in ...
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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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Printrbot Metal Plus wireless printing with ESP3D

Several years ago, I purchased a Printrbot Metal Plus with a dual extruder option and the LCD attachment/accessory. Printrbot has now gone out of business, and the USB connection isn't working very ...
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CR 10 mini not detecet as Serial interface (Win 10)

I want to use my secondary Win 10 PC for OctoPrint (Direct connection to the Printer via USB) but Windows detects the Printer as "Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)" Im 99....
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