3D Printer Extruder Calibration Steps per mm

Calibrated Extrusion Multipler

Extruder Calibration could be one of the most important factors for your 3D Printer and the quality of your parts. This is often overlooked especially with pre-assembled printers. There are some key factors to concentrate on when finding your optimal steps/mm settings for your extruder. Once you have found the perfect number, the next step […]

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MKS SBASE V1.3 32bit 3D Printer MainBoard Controller

Sbase 3d printer

MKS SBASE is made by Makerbase a.k.a MKS (Makerbase), a Chinese manufacturer of 3D Printer controller boards also know as a mainboard that can run Marlin, Repetier and other firmware. MKS SBASE V1.3 Overview This is a 32-bit control board for your 3d printer with an ARM-Cortex M3 LPC1768 micro controller. It supports 12V-24V DC input. Buy this board on […]

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Ultem 3D Printing Material 9085 and 1010

3D Printing Ultem

Ultem is a very unique material that can be used in various ways in 3D Printing. There are 3D Printers that can print this material for applications that require a strong, high-temp chemical resistant material. Ultem (PEI) is also used as a bed surface that is great for print bed adhesion. Here are some details […]

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QIDI Tech X-Pro 3D Printer Review

QIDI Tech X-Pro model was released last year in 2017 which is an upgraded version of the Tech I 3D Printer. QIDI Tech has made some significant improvements to construction and features of this 3D Printer. This printer features a dual head extruder, removable magnetic build surface and removable magnetic case panels with swing open […]

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32 Bit 3D Printer Board Comparison Chart

32 bit 3d printer arm

32 Bit 3D Printer Boards are becoming more and more common. With recent firmware releases and new developments x32 3d printer boards are the new trend in 3D Printer control. These boards have more powerful processing power and operate the machine with more capabilities. Here is a brief overview comparison of 32 Bit 3D Printer Boards […]

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Marlin Custom Fan Pins 3D Printer Firmware

configure fans in marlin

Marlin Custom Fan Pins can be designated in the Marlin Firmware by setting the override pins. This is very useful when adding part cooling fans or additional extruders. This is one of the many great new features since the release of Marlin 1.1.x. Marlin Custom Fan Pins (configuration_adv.h) Extruder Cooling Fans These instructions assume you […]

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3d print wont stick or How to Get Prints to Stay Down

3D Print Stick PEI

3d print wont stick or bed adhesion is sometimes very hard to get right when 3D Printing. Here are the best ways we have found to get your 3d prints to stick no matter what… We often get asked this and see a lot of posts on the web about how to get 3D Prints […]

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Octoprint vs Astroprint Control your 3D Printer Remotely

3d printer remote control

Octoprint vs Astroprint what are the differences, how to do choose and what’s the best option for you. These article will discuss the two web interfaces that allow you to remotely control your 3d printer from anywhere! Octoprint is an open source project started by Gina Häußge a.k.a foosel over 5 years ago. Astroprint is a company […]

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MKS Gen V1.4 3D Printer MainBoard Controller

mks main board 3d printer

MKS Gen V1.4 is made by a Chinese manufacturer Makerbase. MKS (Makerbase) are manufacturers of 3D Printer controller board also know as mainboards that run Marlin, Repetier and other firmware. MKS Gen V1.4 Overview This is an 8-bit control board for your 3d printer with an Atmel Mega 2560 micro controller. Buy this board on Amazon for only $34.59! This […]

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QIDI Igus Bearing Upgrade X-One and Tech 3D Printer

Qidi 3D Printer

QIDI igus upgrade for X-One or Tech 3D Printer with igus polymer bushing. This replaces the noisy ball bearings that come with the machine. This is one 3D Printer upgrade that is cheap and easy to do. There are two ways we have made this possible. Method 1: Cut the Igus Bushings to size or […]

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