I used to see the recommendations for printing a temperature tower before trying out a new filament but was too lazy to do it. Until the last time when I tried using SUNLU silky rainbow filament. My print was not succeeding and there were many reasons for failures. …
Every once in a while, I find myself struggling with calibrating the Z offset. A few days back, I changed my Ender3 extruder with an all-metal one and changed my nozzle to realize that I needed to calibrate the Z offset again.
OctoPrint is the first upgrade that you should do once you have your Ender printer ready. The OctoPrint itself is awesome but what makes it even better is the plethora of plugins that make it even better.
Here are the most essential plugins that you should install on your OctoPrint.
One area of concern that I had was the prospectus of a fire hazard even my filament choice was PLA. Keeping a smoke detector is the first step in the correct direction. However, a holder for my Smoke Detector (Kidde) was not available for download. With some tinkering with Tinkercad, I designed a holder.