Ender 3 MKS GEN 1.4 Upgrade

In my previous post, I wrote about upgrading the Ender 3 pro to a MKS GEN L board, and TMC2208 drivers configured in UART mode. Since then, I have had issues with instability in the hotend temperatures, leading to long waits before printing would start. After some research, I could see that many other users …

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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 Pro MKS GEN L + TMC 2208 Upgrade

UPDATE!. I have had an issue with hot end temperature stability since doing this upgrade, and have now switched to an MKS GEN 1.4 board which is performing much better. See the new guide here In this post, I am going to cover what is needed to replace the ‘Ender 3 Pro’s control board with …

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Ender 3 Pro – Upgrades

One of the best things about the Creality Ender 3 Pro is the ability to mod it and add to it, there are many upgrades that can be done to improve prints, quieten down the printer, and make it easier to use. I’m going to go through some of these in this post and hopefully …

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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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