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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.

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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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To upgrade or buy better

by Bionicback321

I bought an Ender-3 around the first of the year and I've been replacing bits and pieces here and there, direct drive extruder, adjustable tensioner, glass bed and the like, and having a lot of fun in the process. I'm at the point where I'm thinking of swapping out the motherboard for an upgraded silent one. Would it be more cost effective to keep on this path, sell it a is and get V2 or cut to the chase and go for the Ender-5. I like the Ender series because of the price point and I'm familiar with it so there's that. I know that there are a ton of options out there, I just don't have any experience with them, so I'm looking for input from the 3D printing community. What would you do and why? I realize that I'm posting this in the Ender-3 forum so I might need to re-post in some of the others as well. Let me know what you think.

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filament problems

by rforte2

So I just bought the new ender 3 V2 printer a few months ago. in the past month I've been having problems with the motor that pulls the filament in. it seems like the filament is not being pulled. in the photos, I added you can see the bald spots where the filament was not extruded. And then I got up and pushed the filament in thinking that it might be clogged and you can see where it shot out a lot of filament on the area. I have not been able to print anything bc this is the problem i get every time. and I just bought new nozzles 0.4mm. Can someone tell me why this is happening?

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Buy new printer - advices please ( please help )

by Tse_Tso

I am about to buy a new printer. Since I already have CR10S Pro I decided the new one will be smaller, easier to transport if I need to make a demo somewhere, as example to the school of my children, and if possible enclosed or easy and safe to enclose. I want to print ABS PETG maybe PEEK, TPU etc. My CR10S PRO is doing good with PLA so I am not really searching a printer for PLA.

To let you know about my research so far.

Browsing my local advertisement site ( sort of ebay but local for Austria ) I found out most of the used printers offered are branded printers where due to some reason the owner did not used it, could not use it or damaged it and doesn't want or cannot repair it. The variance and availability of machines is wide but none of them matching my needs. On top of that I am scared that I will have to fight with closed FW and features which i don't really need.

I tried buying XYZ Da vinci Jr. 1.0, unfortunately my researched showed two major problems - the extruder is somewhat sensitive to damage and the printer offered was without the extruder; the filament require rfid tag to be read meaning only original filament. There is a hack for the rfid tag though but it require extra efforts. The extruder can be reworked to use E3D V6 parts but this require that I buy the original extruder or used one in order to rework it. This made the decision clear, although the printer will come at about 160 eu total, 85 for the printer + shipping + ~90 eu for new extruder, it is cheap overall but not worth the efforts. I don't need another child to take care of, I need another machine to work in my workshop.

I am deciding for Ender 3 Pro + glass plate + BLTouch. Looked at the Ender 3 V2 and decided not, I am not feeling adventures enough. Currently the price is quite OK for both of them or even for plane Ender 3. I am just not OK to experiment much with it.

Any advice and thoughts please let me know. Also please any experience with Ender 3 Pro and the creality glass plate. I know I am going to buy another Creality printer and after the experience with my CR10S PRO I really hate what they did, I really want that they get the point, but on the positive - at least the Ender 3 is having a huge community and spare parts and upgrades are common and easy to get, so i hope I will not repeat the CR10S PRO experience I had.

Edit: Today I got a coupon from Creality for 30 euro. Nice gesture, unfortunately it is valid only for buying new printers. I just bought a printer! :) I am asking myself - what kind of promotion is that!!!

The printer arrived. I am not in a hurry to assemble it so I am looking at the parts now. I can say 100% that many of the parts are exactly the same as on my CR-10S PRO, just painted black not red :) To name it : x axis belt tensioner, x axis mount and plate, motors, 4020 extruded profiles and mounting of the z axis, spool holder.

The hot end and the mounting plate is different, I can't say better or not, I have the feeling that the cooling fan of my CR-10S PRO is better. The plate is smaller and lighter and I am considering to buy one for the CR10S and replace because the availability of spare hot ends for Ender is much bigger than for the CR10S Pro. If anyone tried this please let me know.

The plastic extruder on Ender 3 Pro is making good impression. The place where filament is going is done with brass bushings, definitely an improvement over pure plastic. It may work better than the all metal aluminum extruder. I have to try it.

I decided to print some upgrades while I assemble the printer - starting with mounting adapter to mount the spool holder on the side and cable clips to manage the cables around the profiles.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2920629
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3544593
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4144671

My collection is here, next to print will be led lights and cable stress relief for the x axis mount.

https://www.thingiverse.com/tse_tso/collections/ender-3-pro

Edit 08Mai2021

Added a few pics from the setup so far. I finally decided on the lamp and it is printing right now. It happened that I have several of those led strips 30cm x 8mm 5V and I am going to use one of them.

Z Stepper Hotend Cable Clip for Ender-3
by GRU123
Side Spool Mount - Ender 3 (Pro) / Creality CR - Long & Extra Long
Ender 3 Ultimate Cable Clip Collection
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ABL seems to keep changing by its self after spring upgrade

by Sparkey2018

April 10, 2021

Greetings
Can someone please help me with Auto Bed Leveling?
I'm running an Ender 3 (NOT a pro) with a BLTouch Kit with the metal bracket from Amazon.
And it has worked fine for over a year now but I started having problems so... I upgraded from the original springs.
Also, as I was upgrading, I put on the official Ender 3 glass plate thinking it would help with any bed warping.
Please see the references I used below.

Everything went just fine.
But...
Now everytime I run a print it seems the BLTouch wants to raise the print nozzle just a bit.
I'll do the print check, ref 3 & 4, get some nice squares go to do a print and need to adjust the bed wheels up.
Can anyone help me fix this problem?
Thank you.

ref:(1)
3D Printer Spring Upgrade Install Guide
---youtube.com/watch?v=4EW4E_DHiSk
ref: (2)
Setting Z-Offset for a BLTouch (or another probe)
---youtube.com/watch?v=W8ouBPnRV4s
ref: (3)

Creality
Ender 3- Easy Way To Level Your Bed
---youtube.com/watch?v=_EfWVUJjBdA
ref: (4)
---thingiverse.com/thing:3235018

----- Running PRONTERFACE -----

M500 - Save Settings
https://marlinfw.org/docs/gcode/M500.html

M503 - Report Settings
M851 - XYZ Probe Offset

04.02.2021

SENDING:M503
echo: G21 ; (mm)
echo: M149 C ; Units in Celsius
echo:Filament settings: Disabled
echo: M200 D1.75
echo: M200 D0
echo:Steps per unit:
echo: M92 X80.00 Y80.00 Z400.00 E93.00
echo:Maximum feedrates (units/s):
echo: M203 X500.00 Y500.00 Z5.00 E25.00
echo:Maximum Acceleration (units/s2):
echo: M201 X500 Y500 Z100 E5000
echo:Acceleration (units/s2): P R T
echo: M204 P500.00 R500.00 T500.00
echo:Advanced: Q S T X Y Z E
echo: M205 Q20000 S0.00 T0.00 X10.00 Y10.00 Z0.30 E5.00
echo:Home offset:
echo: M206 X0.00 Y0.00 Z0.00
echo:Auto Bed Leveling:
echo: M420 S0 Z0.00
echo: G29 W I0 J0 Z0.53749
echo: G29 W I1 J0 Z0.60999
echo: G29 W I2 J0 Z0.63499
echo: G29 W I0 J1 Z0.03249
echo: G29 W I1 J1 Z0.12999
echo: G29 W I2 J1 Z0.17499
echo: G29 W I0 J2 Z0.11749
echo: G29 W I1 J2 Z0.15499
echo: G29 W I2 J2 Z0.12249
echo:Material heatup parameters:
echo: M145 S0 H185 B45 F255
echo: M145 S1 H240 B0 F255
echo:PID settings:
echo: M301 P21.73 I1.54 D76.55
echo:Z-Probe Offset (mm):
echo: M851 Z-2.88

Ender 3 Bed Level
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