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Always up-to-date Marlin firmware for the Aurora A3

by mgilardi

Hi all,

I've decided to (minimally) maintain an Aurora A3 branch of the Marlin 1.1.x firmware. I will keep it as current as possible with 1.1.x releases.

Link to the repository: https://github.com/GilardiLabs/Marlin/tree/JGAurora-A3

Disclaimer: The link to the repository may change over time - be sure to take note. MAKE SURE TO MAKE A BACKUP OF YOUR CURRENT FIRMWARE PRIOR TO UPLOADING -- I DO NOT TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ISSUES/ERRORS, though I am here to help. :)


The settings in Configuration.h should work out-of-the-box, but here are some variables I recommend customizing for your preferences:

  • CUSTOM_MACHINE_NAME (self explanatory)
  • DEFAULT_Kp, DEFAULT_Ki, DEFAULT_Kd (custom PID tune)
  • MESH_BED_LEVELING (currently on, but you may prefer to manually level, or have auto leveling)
  • ULTRA_LCD (vs DOGLCD, depending on your LCD setup - it doesn't hurt, but this is actually irrelevant in most cases, as long as you select an LCD type, such as RepRap Discount Controller, etc)
Aurora Aurora_A3 JG_Aurora_A3 Marlin marlin_firmware
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WELCOME! - Posting and General Info

by DaHai8

This Forum is designated for the users of Jg Aurora's A3 3D Printer. Here we can share info, insights, creations, questions, answers, etc. across the community of A3 owners around the world.

As a Thingiverse service, using this Forum also binds you to the same Terms of Use Agreement you entered into when you created an account on Thingiverse - specifically Sections 3.3 (a) & (b), i.e.: Please be Civil, so that Section 3.4 need not be applied.

If you are in need of replacement parts for you A3 printer, Jg Aurora's web store can be found for the following service areas:
Within China:
Jg Aurora Web site
JD.com store
Taobao store

Outside of China:
Jg Aurora AliExpress store

We are also blessed with a representative from Jg Aurora who is a member of this Forum. If you have any company/warranty/service related questions, please feel free to contact her:
@Anneqiu

Lastly, posts are often automatically Flagged for Moderation. This appears to be caused when they contain too much HTML, are edited too often, or are very long. To help prevent automatic Flagging: compose & edit your posts off-line to prevent multiple on-line edits; cut them into multiple posts if they are many dozens of lines long; and use this handy Markdown Cheatsheet to embed highlights, links, images, youtube videos, etc., without the use of HMTL

This is a Green document, so more information will be added over time, so check back periodically.

Enjoy!

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X-Axis Problem

by Stopsign

Hi,
I'm fairly new to 3d printing, and have a stock JG Aurora A3. All the sudden the X Axis doesn't want to move. It just sits there, and sounds like something is grinding. Anyone have any ideas on what is going on? I tried to upload a video showing what it's doing, but it won't attach for some reason.

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UGH, my extruder controller chip went

by DrBlackross

I've just converted it to a bowden (worked great for 3 prints) then the extruder controller on the PCB went, is there somewhere on amazon i can find a controller board?

i figured it was going since it would act like it clogged or ran out of filament, which it didn't. But like i said i did get to print 3 successful prints (good size) before it went.

(with my eyes i cant resolder or replace the chip, lol)

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