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PID Tune 3D Printer
PID Tune to your hotend will result in better quality prints so it's worth the time to learn how to do it. It's not that hard at all. If you haven't installed the Marlin Firmware on your 3D Printers Mainboard or don't know what Marlin is check out my article; Beginner Guide to Marlin 1.1 3D Printer Firmware before trying this tutorial. What...
ramps 3d printer board
8 Bit 3D Printer Boards are becoming a thing of the past but there are some new and affordable options to choose from. These 8 bit 3D Printer controllers can still operate basic Cartesian machines with no problems. Here we will name a few but not all as some are discontinued, obsolete or are legacy models. Here is a brief...
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 is to dial in...
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 Amazon for only $60.99! Here is the pinout...
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 about this amazing material. 3D...
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 door. QIDI Tech X-Pro Overview ...
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 we have been watching...
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 already know how to program Marlin to...
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 to stick. Hopefully this...
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 that offers open source and...