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Universal Serial Bus; an interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices for communication and charging.

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Device reports readiness to read but returned no data

I'm suddenly unable to connect to my Creality Ender 3 Pro 3D printer (CrealityV4.2.2) via the USB/serial port using Octoprint. Here are some of the logs from Octoprint: ...
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Delta Wasp 4070 Pro USB connection error

Hardware: MacBook Air 2022, Delta Wasp 4070 Pro; USB Printer cable Software: Simplyfy3D ver 5 Issue: At Verify Connection, the printer initiates but the connection fails. I have tried various baud ...
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Can I use Web Serial API to send G-code to my Ender 5 Pro?

I recently started experimenting with sending G-code to my printer via USB cable. I downloaded Printrun and it works great! However, I want to be able to do this from my web browser because the app im ...
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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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Is there a way to send a thumbnail to the printer LCD screen when printing over USB from OctoPrint?

I'm using Cura Thumbnails using a plugin in Cura 5.5. Also, I use the Marlin-based mriscoc firmware on a Creality Ender 3 V2 with OctoPrint using OctoPi on a Raspberry Pi 4. The firmware supposedly ...
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What causes no display and no USB connection on my Anycubic Chiron?

I have an Anycubic Chiron with a Trigorilla controller board with a chip labeled ATmega2560 16U TW 355e3f 1833amw - However I could not find a link to the board, and there is no more info than ...
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Cura does not connect to Sovol SV04

I followed the instruction here and here and I'm trying to connect my Sovol SV04 with Cura in order to enable the "Monitor" page. When I connect the USB cable, Ubuntu 22.04 creates the ...
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'Ask' printer for printing status

I'm using Artillery Hornet printer running Marlin firmware. Is there a way to ask/query printer status via its USB/Serial interface? Without OctoPrint, etc. Example (something like this): ...
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Elegoo Mars 3 Pro USB drive formatting?

I recently ran into some issues where my Mac (macOS 12.6) was no longer recognizing the USB drive that came with my Elegoo Mars 3 Pro. The printer also wouldn't recognize the drive, so I used Disk ...
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Want to connect Makerbot Replicator+ to Mac and several to USB hub

I am at a school with several Makerbot Replicator+ – a total of 9 of them. So, they seem to print fine and I can hook up to two of them to one laptop (they are some Lenovo models from a few years back)...
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My Anet E12 USB keep disconect but still able to print from SD

The problem with my Anet E12 should be on USB connection itself. If powered down, the board still gets power from USB If board is resett, USB will still connect Still works on SD; seem like most part ...
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Is there a known fix for when the Photon S has trouble reading from USB flash drives?

I have a new Photon S that I was able to print twice with so far. I've only been able to print the sample file on the Anycubic web site. When I tried to print my first custom object, it wouldn't read ...
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Printing files over USB drive (Ender 3 Pro)

Is this possible? I know that the controller board of the printer is normally controlled (when using USB) by an active computer sending data, but I was wondering if it could be reversed so that the ...
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Unable to upload firmware to a new motherboard

I bricked my Tevo Tarantula's controller board, and I've decided to just replace it rather than unbrick it because they are relatively cheap. I recently bought a new MKS GEN L v1.0 board, but I've ...
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How do you send G-code from a USB port with Python?

I'm working on a project for my masters where I'm trying to detect print errors using object detection and I want to be able to pause the printer when a potential fault is detected. However I can't ...
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Ender 3 V2 USB connection powers screen, but isn't detected by PC or Pi

I am trying to add an Octopi to my Ender 3 V2 but the Pi cannot detect the printer at all. So I try to connect to Windows and same result. The display turns on and is functional, but when checking ...
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CR 10 mini not detected 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) I'm 99.9 % sure ...
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What is a printer console/terminal?

I read that G-code commands can be sent through a console/terminal over USB. What is a console/terminal and how do you use that?
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Can't control printer via USB

I've recently purchased a Makerbot Replicator Dual clone made by CTC. I'm in the process of upgrading/adding a few parts to it, but noticed that I can't control or print via USB. The machine prints ...
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MKS Gen V1.4 won't work when connect to computer via USB

My board programmed OK using Arduino software and spoke back to me on the USB port. I then installed it in the system. The display worked fine selecting menu items when powered up. However, when I ...
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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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Error when trying to upload firmware to cr-10

I've been having trouble uploading the TH3DUF_R2 firmware to my CR-10. I've already successfully flashed the bootloader using my Arduino, but when I try to upload the bootloader I get this error: <...
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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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Help installing my Anet A8 printer to my computer

I am a complete noob when it comes to the 3d printing world. I just finished assembling my printer and I plug it into my computer with the included usb cable and nothing happens. My computer does ...
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Can I use external stepper motor power and USB connection

I have a RAMPS 1.4 with Arduino Mega 2560 with 2 steppers connected to an external power supply using Polulo stepper drivers. The steppers are for X and Y axis movement. This external power supply is ...
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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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How to set up USB camera for Octoprint on Debian system

I installed OctoPrint on my nettop (Foxconn NT-330) to control custom-built Delta printer. I also have generic USB endoscope-type camera attached to the nettop. Basic setup went well, printer is ...
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I can not really connect successfully to my printer via USB

I have a Tronxy P802M (very similar to the Anet A8, but using a Melzi2.0V5 board) that seems to work fine (I just finished building, and axes movement and the integrated display work) but when I try ...
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