Ender 5 Plus, SKR1.3 and Factory Screen

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The Ender 5 Plus is Creality’s latest large build corexy printer, boasting a print volume of 350x350x400mm. Oddly, it does not ship with the ‘silent’ board, and wow is this thing noisy! Please note – this article includes Amazon Associates links – it cost you nothing more to use these, but helps me fund the …

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SKR1.3, TMC2209 and BLTOUCH with direct Drive

The SKR1.3 board is a cheap entry-level 32 bit board for 3d printing enthusiasts and has the added benefit of being able to run TMC drivers without additional wiring. For this project, I am using the TMC2209 Drivers and will be running the, in UART mode. I will not be using the sensorless homing feature, as at the time of writing this is a little buggy in Marlin 2.0.x

Calculating E-Steps

At some point, you may find your printer is over or under extruding material. Having your extruder properly calibrated is essential for getting the best print quality. There are two steps to calibrating the extruder – tuning your extruder steps/mm value in the firmware, and tuning the extrusion width/extrusion multiplier. It is important to do …

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Ender 3 – Firmware flash and BLTOUCH

I have recently started dabbling with 3D Printing – the abilit to print cases for various projects and other useful items is quite appealing to me. I settled on the Creality Ender 3 Pro as a trade off between good stock performance, price, and upgrades. It’s worth noting at this point that 3D printing is still very …

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