Category: Guides

BMG-Wind-Review-Sidewinder-X1-Upgrade-Guide

BMG Wind Review: Sidewinder X1 Upgrade Guide

Since I found out about the BMG Wind, I wanted to test it because it looked like a really nice compact extruder. The BMG Wind is an excellent Sidewinder X1 upgrade which should improve thermal performance and flexible filament print speed. So, without further ado, let’s see if...

Ultimate-3D-Printer-Upgrade-Purchase-Guide

Ultimate 3D Printer Upgrade Purchase Guide

I thought it would be a good idea to do a list of my recommended 3D printer upgrade. I tested a lot of hardware for 3D printers, I’ve played around with more than a dozen different machines and I have a good understanding of how things work. The...

Install Klipper on Sidewinder X1

Install Klipper on Sidewinder X1

The Sidewinder X1 is a capable printer but it’s held back by it’s 8-Bit board. If you Install Klipper on Sidewinder X1, you will be able to print a bit faster. Besides faster printing, it’s much easier to change firmware settings from a single config file. Without further...

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RepRap Firmware on Sidewinder X1: SKR 1.3/1.4

Because of the LPC project, now it’s possible to install RepRap firmware on Sidewinder X1, by upgrading your board to a SKR 1.3 or SKR 1.4 made by BIGTREETECH. In this guide I will show you how to run RepRap Firmware on Sidewinder X1 with SKR 1.3 and...

How-to-update-PanelDue-firmware

How to Update PanelDue Firmware

A few weeks ago I got a MKS Duet 2 Wifi with PanelDue 7 display. First thing I did is to update PanelDue firmware to the latest available and I thought I document the process. I am preparing to use the PanelDue 7 touchscreen with RepRap firmware on...

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Remote Printing with RaiseCloud, IdeaMaker and OctoPrint

The latest IdeaMaker 3.6.1 update was just released including RaiseCloud Support with Octoprint which was previously available only in the beta. In this article I will go over the process of enabling the RaiseCloud on your OctoPrint instance, then show you how to start your first print from...

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How to Enable STL Thumbnails in Windows 10?

In this article, I will show you how to enable STL thumbnails in Windows 10. This is especially helpful when browsing trough your STL files and easily find the one you are looking to print. With the STL thumbnail viewer, a small image of your STL will show...

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Artillery Genius Auto Bed Leveling with Stock Sensor

The Artillery Genius Auto Bed Leveling Mod came to live because not everybody wants to spend over 35$ for an Original BLTouch sensor, I thought it would be nice to see if I can use the stock inductive sensor. And after testing it, I can safely say it’s...

Artillery Sidewinder X1 Auto Bed Leveling with Stock Sensor

Sidewinder X1 Auto Bed Leveling with Stock Sensor

The Sidewinder X1 Auto Bed Leveling Mod came to live because not everybody wants to spend over 35$ for an Original BLTouch sensor, I thought it would be nice to see if I can use the stock inductive sensor. And after testing it, I can safely say it’s...

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Fix Sidewinder X1 Ribbon Cable Connection

The Sidewinder X1 ribbon cable is really nice when it comes to wire management. It was introduced for both the Sidewinder X1 and Genius, and it makes the printer look a lot more polished compared to other printers. Unfortunately, the connection is not great and because of the...