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3D Printer Information

Our Hardware

We went for a cheaper printer to start with.
The goal is to learn and get knowledge about the principles and software.
We will decide later if we need a more sophisticated one.
Creality Ender 3

Assembly Videos

Firmware

Leveling

Slicer

There are multiple options.
https://github.com/geaz/slicer_compare/

Slic3r Prusa Edition

Settings

Ender 3 should work with with the settings from a CR-10.
https://github.com/jed-frey/slic3r_profiles → needs to be tested

Cura

Model

  • Select Other → Creality CR-10
  • give it a name
  • Preference → Printer → your printer name → Machine Settings
    • X = 220mm
    • Y = 220mm
    • Z = 250mm

Profile

  • watch video to get an idea about the possible settings

more details

Material

  • Select PLA

Plugin

install

  • Auto Orientation
  • OctoPrint connection

Mods

Tests

Publicly available models

Download a model from sites like:

There are also search engines for those sites:

Create your own models

OctoPrint

Installation

  • write image to SD card
  • edit octopi-wpa-supplicant.txt and enter WiFi information
  • connect camera to RPi
  • connect Ender 3 to RPi with micro USB cable
  • boot RPI
  • ssh IP
    • user: pi, password raspberry
    • passwd
    • setup wizard
      • Width = 220 mm, Depth = 220 mm, Height = 250mm
      • enable access control
      • enable blocklists
    • Serial Port = Auto
    • Baudrate = Auto

Cura Integration

  • Get API key in the Ocroprint webinterface
    • Settings → API
  • Connect Cura
    • Preferences → Printers → select printer → Connect OctoPrint
    • Enter API key
projects/3d_printer_info.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/23 15:28 by n00ne