Unfortunately, updating the firmware to use a custom compiled version of Marlin isn’t as easy as just putting the firmware file on the SD card and turning the printer on. Power off your printer and put the SD card into your printer’s SD slot. This will cause the printer to flash the firmware from the SD card to your printer CPU.
For example, if you burned a bootloader first and then attempted to flash the firmware after, the firmware installation will overwrite the bootloader. One external programmer option is the USBtinyISP, which is a tiny, dedicated board equipped with a USB component on one side and ICSP headers on the other. Like RepRap, Repetier also has a web-based configuration tool to streamline customization. Repetier has also published a compatible slicer called Repetier-Host, which allows users to exercise more control over their prints with minimal risk of error. If you have issues getting Obico installed for your 3D printer, check out the complete setup guide or join the Obico discord server to get help. Klipper utilizes an external computer, a Raspberry Pi, and integrates it with a 3D printer’s motherboard. It takes advantage of the extra processing power of a Raspberry Pi to precisely control your 3D printer’s movements.
There are many other options in the firmware for setting up upgrades, tuning, and other features. Read through the files configuration section to see all the features we’ve put in the firmware for you. In the configuration.h file there are printer models you can uncomment to tell the firmware what machine you are setting it up for.… Read more