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v1.2

Minor Versionm

Approved Bondtech QC Lite

by Nuno Santiago

Introduction

Bondtech's Product Page

This Guide relates to this Extruder for Creality CR-10S Pro Upgrade Kit:

https://www.bondtech.se/sv/product/creal...


New Firmware

In order to properly the new extruder some small adjustments to the firmware is necessary. The extruder is using a 3:1 gearing ratio, therefor the E-Step is adjusted to properly extrude the right amount of filament. Z-Max is lowered to avoid the X-Axis crashing into the printer. The new total height of the print area is 385 mm.

This guide shows how to flash a new firmware using Creality Slicer.


Bondtech specific changes

The firmware is based on Crealitys stock firmware to CR10s - Pro, V1.60.3. Below is a list of Bondtech specific changes.


DEFAULT_AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT { 80.00, 80.00, 400.00, 415.00 }.

Z_MAX_POS 385


You will need :

Tools

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Power on you printer and connect it to your computer using the Micro USB port. Power on you printer and connect it to your computer using the Micro USB port.
    • Power on you printer and connect it to your computer using the Micro USB port.

  2. Go to device manager and check what COM port your printer is running on.
    • Go to device manager and check what COM port your printer is running on.

    • If the COM port for your printer is missing you need to install new drivers. You can find them on the SD card Creality sent with the printer.

    • Path: Data\2. Software and Drive\Drive

  3. Open Creality Slicer.
    • Open Creality Slicer.

    • This guide is using Creality Slicer 1.2.2, the version Creality3D is sending with the printer. Newer versions or other programs that handle hex files can be used in similar way.

  4. Go to Machine  > Machine settings in the drop down menu.
    • Go to Machine > Machine settings in the drop down menu.

    • Set the Serial Port to the COM port your printer is using.

    • Set Baudrate to 115200.

    • Your Serial Port may be different from ours, check Step 3 to find out what port number your printer is using.

  5. Go to Machine > Install custom firmware in the drop down menu.
    • Go to Machine > Install custom firmware in the drop down menu.

    • Locate the firmware on your computer and press open.

    • Ensure your printer is connected to the computer at all time during this process.

    • If you get an error massage saying you cannot find the printer, you can reinstall the drivers for your printer .

    • Go to Device Manager, right click on your printers COM-port and select uninstall.

    • Disconnect the printer and restart computer. Next time you connect the printer your operating system will try to reinstall the drivers.

    • If you cannot find the COM-port go back to "Step 3".

  6. Congratulation you have now updated your firmware.
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