Creality Ender 3 V 1.1.3 TMC2208 UART Mod

My Ender 3 had a Creality v 1.1.3 board with A4988 drivers which drive the motors with a fair bit of noise. Trinamic offer two drop-in replacements, the TMC2208 and TMC2209, so a couple of months ago i thought I’d try swapping out the drivers instead of buying a replacement board and drivers. I had […]

Ender 3 Firmware update – TH3D

Edit: After completing the steps below, I found the following video with a USBASP that makes this process simpler (typical): Original Post: I decided to flash the TH3d firmware to my new Ender 3 – mainly for the thermal runaway protection and bed mesh levelling. I used the following videos to flash the firmware, with […]


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