Customize 3D Tronxy X5S and more

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not printing square

by dutchmonkey

Ok so this is my first corexy machine i do have a heavily modified monoprice maker select v2.1. now i have done the motor towers https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2717656, this bet assembly https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2815168, my own aluminum exrtuder carriage and an MKS SBace main board. i have squared the frame up and checked that the "Y" bar is square to the rest of the frame both of the e steps for the X and Y are the same. now to my problem it is printing out .5mm smaller in the "Y" direction on a 20 cube but the cube is square from corner to corner. i have even tried rotating it 45 deg to see how it prints it prints with in .03 mm of each flat but the corners are now out of square so this is leading me to believe there is something wrong with the "Y". from everthing i have read the X and Y should have the same steps but would changing one of them change the part? or is there something else i am not thinking of?

Tronxy X5S Motors Towers - CoreXY 3d Printer
Tronxy X5S - upgraded parts für x-y axis
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TX5S Homing Down?

by Ilslaoaycd

Okay, I recently got this machine but fried the last board. So I ordered a new one (like you would). I can tell that its the same board so thats not the problem. Whenever I start a print and it starts moving to the starting point, the Z moves down! This is not acceptable. HELP!

H homing problems
E eh, I don't know what to do!
L lolly pops can't be printed if it's broken
P please help!

:) Thanks!

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Chimera DUAL-Extruder

by enry68

did someone has a link of a Chimera dualextruder mount for the X5s ?

Thank you,

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Considering a Tronxy X5S...

by naviathan

I built a knock off Prusa i3 last year. Lets just say the printer is not the same as it once was. And that's a good thing. I've learned so much along the way. One of the things I've learned is that moving the whole damned print around on a sheet of glass/aluminum is a horrible idea. It works, but slowly. So, I'd like to get a printer for my kids (7 and 9) and me to build together. The X5S looks like an awesome deal and I wanted the opinion of current owners.
How is it?
What should I look at buying before assembling (I read the build plate is acrylic????)?
Tips and advice?
Also, I have RAMPS setup with TMC2130 drivers I would like to use with it as well. So I guess that's it's first upgrade really.

TRONXY tronxy_X5S X5S
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Tronxy X5S Marlin 1.1.8

by mcdanlj

Nathan (nathantsoi) posted a Marlin 1.1.8 build for the Tronxy X5S with credits to "The_Wizard" at https://github.com/nathantsoi/Marlin/tree/tronxy-x5s-1.1.8. I removed everything that I could identify as extraneous and spent some time reconfiguring it. I had some challenges with errors from old Arduino libraries conflicting with Sanguino that I resolved by updating the old libraries. I have posted to https://github.com/johnsonm/Marlin/tree/tronxy-x5s-1.1.8 and I tried to pull together what I learned from various sources, including cyberbask's 1.1.6 post earlier, into a new guide to firmware updating. Not sure how long I'll maintain this because I'm likely to move to Replicape soon but in case it's useful I thought I'd try to pull together my notes into a post here.

Clone a repository and branch with appropriate firmware:

git clone [email protected]:johnsonm/Marlin.git
cd Marlin
git checkout tronxy-x5s-1.1.8

Install Arduino, and configure it.

  • File→Preferences

    • Additional Boards Manager URLs

      • Comma-separated URLS, or just click the button to the right of the box:
    • Note the location of the additional preferences.txt file at the bottom of the screen

Quit Arduino

From the directory containing the preferences.txt file, edit packages/Sanguino/hardware/avr/1.0.2/boards.txt and change :




Restart Arduino

  • Sketch→Include Library→Manage Libraries...
    • Install (or update) U8glib (I have 1.19.1)
  • Tools→Board:→Boards Manager...
    • Search for "Sanguino" and install it (I have 1.0.2)
  • Tools→Processor:→ATmega1284P (16Mhz)
  • Tools→Port: Choose the correct port for your machine

I needed to update other libraries and/or boards to resolve compile error sorry - this program has been built without plugin support. I no longer remember which one(s); I systematically updated.

Load Marlin/Marlin.ino

  • Sketch→Verify/Compile to show errors without uploading
  • Sketch→Upload to compile and upload

(Note that avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 1 of 10: not in sync may mean you didn't successfully change upload speed to 57600.)

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