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Creality 3D Printers and Accessory Deals

by TekMason

Creality 3D Printers and Accessory Deals

Creality 3D Printers

Creality3D Ender-3 - Banggood
The infamous Ender 3 has become the new standard in quality FDM printing with a price that is easy to swallow.
It features V-Slot bearings, fast printing, and large build volume (220x220x250mm). The Ender-3 is suitable for beginers and the go-to machine for pros.
$9.99 off with code: En33D02

Creality 3D Ender-3 with glass bed + 5x nozzles - Gearbest
The Ender-3 with a tempered glass build plate and 5x 0.4mm nozzles.

Creality3D Ender-3 Pro - Banggood
This is the Ender-3 with a few upgrades including more ridgid 40x40 Y-Axises and removable cMagnetic platform.
$14 off with code: En3P01

Creality3D Ender-5 - Banggood
The newest member of the Ender series. A large build volume of 220x220x300mm, a box frame, (power) resume printing function, detachable Cmagnetic build plate, east leveling and 350W Landy power supply.
$20 off with code:en3d501

Creality 3D CR-X - Banggood
Color touch screen, larger printing size (300x300x400mm), dual extrusion system with a single nozzle and three fans to help cool extruded filament and improve consistency in layering.
$50 off with code:en3d501

Creality 3D LD-001 Desktop - Banggood
Desktop LCD Light-curing 3D Printer, 120x70x120mm, 3.5" color touch screen, WiFi and automatic leveling
$30 off with code:LD3D01

3D Printer Accessories

Upgraded Long-Distance Remote Metal Extruder Kit For Creality CR-10 3D Printer - Banggood
Replace your plastic Creality 3D extruder with this Metal Aluminium Anodised kit to improve performance and print quality. It has 5 star rating from more than 200 reviews of this product.

Creality 3D BL-Touch Heated Bed Auto Bed Leveling Sensor Kit (upgraded version) - Banggood
No more dorking around with trying to level your build plate when you install this unit.
$7 off with code: crmb01

BIQU TL-Smoothers Addon Module For 3D Printer Motor Drivers - Banggood
While protect your motors and electronics while delivering smoother movement with less vibration for better quality prints.

Creality 3D Flexible Magnetic Build Plate - Banggood
Say goodbye to prints jobs that stick to the build plate. Throw your scraper away with this upgrade.
$2.41 off with code: crbs3D01

Upgraded Creality 3D Build Plate Leveling Springs - Banggood
Better build plate leveling springs with flat top and bottom surfaces that make bed leveling easier and last longer.

Prices and delivery times are dependent upon the warehouse selected so choose accordingly.

TekMason
Creality3D Ender 3 Thingiverse group
Having problems with your Ender3? See Ender 3 Troubleshooting
For the latest deals visit Creality 3D Printers and Accessory Deals
Visit Banggood or Gearbest for a huge selection of affordable products and components for the Maker.

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Ender 3 Troubleshooting

by TekMason

SHENKOE has done some great work in this forum and has created an excellent Ender3 Troubleshooting guide.

See SHENKOE's thing:
ENDER 3 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AND HOW TO REQUEST HELP
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3574369

OR his post in this group:
Troubleshooting. - General - Creality Ender 3 - Groups - Thingiverse
https://www.thingiverse.com/groups/ender3/forums/general/topic:36068

Cheers,
TekMason
Creality3D Ender 3 Thingiverse group
Creality3D Ender 5 Thingiverse group
Having problems with your Ender3? See Ender 3 Troubleshooting
For the latest deals visit Creality 3D Printers and Accessory Deals

ENDER 3/ Ender 3 Pro/ Ender 3X TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AND HOW TO REQUEST HELP
by SHENKOE
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Menu display update very sluggish, printer pausing during print

by WhatWouldAnEngineerDo

I have been operating my Ender 3 pretty much non-stop since it arrived at the end of April.

Recently, the menu display became insanely slow to update - usually (but not only) while browsing the SD Card file list - to the point where I often had to stop it from printing the wrong item - or to reselect the desired function off the menu - because I had pressed the button when the display showed one thing selected but the display had apparently lagged by a second or two and I had actually moved the knob too far, selecting something higher or lower than the one I wanted.
One day, the printer started pausing during print jobs, depositing a large blob while it sat there & then starting up again but knocking the part over next time it hit that blob. From there, I had a couple of prints just go all blobs from the start, as if overextruding because it was travelling too slowly.

I found some other threads blaming poor contact between the SD Card and the Sanguino for similar-sounding print pause issues, but I have not found anyone else commenting about sluggish display updates or overextruding issues.

I decided to stop using the SD Card slot (I now print via USB from Cura 4.1.0 on my Windows 10 laptop).
I also reflashed Marlin (TH3D Unified) and reset the EEPROM. Not sure which act may have helped, if either

The sluggish display update definitely went away and I think the pausing while printing went away. (I have not seen it do that, since)

Does anyone know whether Marlin sometimes needs a hard reboot (e.g. for "trash collection")?
Recognize the sluggish display update symptom?
I do not have the Power Failure/Recovery feature enabled in my firmware setup, because I read that it could cause the SD Card to fail and create problems like intermittently pausing while printing. Windows cannot find anything wrong with my SD card when I scan it, but maybe the Sanguino SD Card slot has an issue?

pause-mid-print problem th3d
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To fast or not enough plastic?

by snowy50

With small or medium parts it works but when i go for thin or large objects i get this problem, one side is fine but the others either have layer separation or under extrusion. Could it be that im printing to fast? im using cura 50mm/s print speed and 60 mm/s for infill at .18 layer height using matter hackers pla at 210 C. Or do i need to up the amount of plastic that it puts out? Thanks.

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NEED SUGGESTIONS

by SHENKOE

Ok I am in need of some suggestions for the community guide. I think I have covered most of the important aspects of the troubleshooting the ender 3 and variants.

So now I call on you all for you ideas, things you wish were easier to find information on, or things you experienced and fixed, CORRECTLY, yourself that you could not find information on.

I am looking information regarding issue resolution, verified and reasonable mod (none of the normal stuff like petsfang, bullseye, etc. No z stabilizers crap ( I wont get into why they should not be used, and I'm not going to debate the fact as to why you shouldn't. Look it up for yourselves). I want mods that only increase quality, be it slightly or greatly. I am personally working on a front side z stabilizer system for the ender 3, as there are basically 0 for it. Some say there is no need, but i beg to differ when the machine is performing quick and short infill lines, I get a lot of vibration high in the z axis, but still a considerable amount even in the lower region of the build space.

So drop me a reply or a PM I will look to getting it added.

for mods and issue fixes. I will need to know why it is need, what it accomplishes and how, and an example of the before and after results. A brief explanation will be needed, as I do not have ESP.

If anyone has prusa slicer profiles as well that would be GREAT, as we have no community profiles in the guide for that slicer. Hell I need some for quite a few different slicers, for all material types. Need an ABS profile, TPU, etc etc.

To compare your knowledge to what I have here is a link to the guide https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3574369

Looking forward to see what you all have to offer. I need you help as much as the next with this. It may not seem like it, but I'm still a newb to 3d printing only been printer consistently for 6 months, with a total of 8 months from the first moment I turned on my first printer (anet a8). I just took the time to read and research everything I could about 3d printing before hand. I read more and more everyday, test thing with my printers almost everyday. I literally spend about 8 hours a day doing research if nothing else, then another 4- 8 hours doing both R&D. So I spend nearly 12-16 hours a day just bettering myself in regards to FDM machines.

Does this make me better than the next person, but it does make me better than I was the day before little by little.

And as always.... HAPPY PRINTING FELLOW MAKERS

ENDER 3/ Ender 3 Pro/ Ender 3X TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE AND HOW TO REQUEST HELP
by SHENKOE
creality_ender_3 Ender3 Ender_3 Ender_3_Pro
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