Author: Ciprian

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How to add 3D Touch (BLTouch clone) to the CR-10S PRO

The Creality CR-10S PRO is a great printer but unfortunately, the capacitive sensor it ships with is not reliable and i decided to use a 3D Touch instead. This is a BLTouch clone from Aliexpress that does the same thing as the original.If you have concerns regarding the...

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The SKR PRO 1.1 has arrived! High-End 32 bit board

The long awaited PRO version of the popular SKR 1.3 board i used on my AM8 upgrade has arrived. The SKR PRO 1.1 is the high-end offering from Bigtreetech and it should be more than capable of running my Hypercube Evolution printer. The SKR PRO 1.1 board uses...

Creality CR-10s Pro Custom Build Plate for Simplify 3D 0

Creality CR-10s Pro Custom Build Plate for Simplify 3D

Did you know that you can have a 3D representation of your printer inside the slicing software? The default build plate from Simplify 3D is functional, but boring. If we are customizing the printers in real life, then let’s also modify the looks in Simplify 3D. Here’s how...

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Printing a 3DBenchy with TPU filament

I always wanted to print with flexible filament, but i never got the chance to do it. That changes today. I managed to get my hands on some Devil Design Natural TPU filament, and of course, the first thing to print is a 3DBenchy. I used my PLA...

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CR-10s Pro upgrade – 80mm motherboard fan mount

The CR-10s Pro is an awesome printer capable of some amazing prints, but unfortunately the fans are loud and annoying. In order to fix that, i designed a mount for the CR-10s Pro motherboard that fits a 80mm fan to keep things cool and quiet.      ...

SKR 1.3 with TMC2208 drivers in UART mode 1

Marlin 2.0.x on SKR 1.3 with TMC2208 in UART mode

My old Anet A8 original motherboard had a faulty stepper driver. Without it the extruder was not working properly anymore, so this was a great opportunity to upgrade to a 32 bit motherboard. Being a cheap and powerful board, the SKR 1.3 was the obvious choice. Besides the...

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Playstation VR Stand on the CR-10s Pro

This is a Playstation VR Stand on the CR-10s Pro. Printed in Devil Design PETG with the following settings: 235c hotend temp 60c bed temp 0.2 mm layer size 60mm/s print speed If you want to print your own, head over to Thingiverse, and download the .STL file...

Hotend and Heatbed PID Tuning 0

Hotend and Heatbed PID Tuning

Going from a finished print to a great print takes a lot of calibration steps. Besides having the heatbed leveled correctly, and the extruder perfectly calibrated to melt just enough filament, the temperature of the hotend and the heatbed is just as important. Today i am going to...

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Hypercube Evolution – The Frame

Today i managed to assemble the frame of the Hypercube Evolution. The results can be seen in the picture below. Aluminium Extrusion: 4×420 mm6×410 mm4×600 mmAluminium corners:16x 30308x 3030 3D printed cornersCorner Reinforcement8x 3D printed reinforcements The components were printed with PETG at 230C , 0.28 layer height...