Snapmaker: The All-Metal 3D Printer

The Snapmaker all metal 3D printer has just gone live on Kickstarter starting at just $199 but what exactly is Snapmaker you ask? Snapmaker is a tech startup team of passionate engineers and designers with working experience in the fields of aviation, robotics, and 3D printers. Snapmaker creates products designed to bring innovative technology into […]

DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Boards and LCDs

Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch, and we will cover the most used 3D Printer Boards and LCDs, this guide is intended to show what are the best options available on the market.     What is the Controller board? and how it is useful? The controller […]

Boards and LCDS

Why 3D Printing Must Alter Its Course

Come on 3D Printing, give up on trying to be user friendly and return to your roots. It is more than evident today that 3D Printers are in a similar course with Personal, Desktop Computers. In the very beginning, they needed huge rooms to operate. Then industrial Colossae utilized the new idea. After that, both […]

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Add touch control to your printer for cheap!

Do you struggle to control your printer with this small knob and low resolution LCD screen ? Or maybe you are tired with this blocky user interface that it offers? I will tell you a secret – start using a 3d printer touch control so you can control your printer with your old smartphone with […]

Smartphone controlling Prusa i3

BuildTak – Is it Worth it?

Recently I have been trying out a popular solution to the 3D printer adhesion problem we all face. There are many solutions such as blue tape, Kapton tape, glass and the list goes on. And then there is the debated one called BuildTak. There are several conflicting views on this product ; many complain about it’s […]

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Let’s light up our 3D Printers !!!

How to install Led Strips on 3D Printers? In this tutorial you will learn not just that, but also how to make a dimmable led strip for your 3D printer. Before we begin, how are we going to do this? There are a few ways of making a control for the led, you will see […]

3D Printer AUTO-CLEANING! | A must have!

In this tutorial you will learn the basics about scripting in G-CODE to make your 3D Printer AUTO CLEANING procedure , and also Moving bed forward after print scripts. Before we begin, what you will need: Basic knowledge of g-codes (if you don’t, check my another tutorial about g-codes CLICK HERE ) A fully operating […]

3D Printer G-CODES – The newbie guide!

What are the 3D Printer G CODES and why they are important ? Check this guide to learn the most useful commands, and also how to use it! Please, keep in mind that this tutorial designed for Marlin / Repetier firmwares, it is not guaranteed to work with another firmware, What is a 3D Printer […]

Bed auto leveling for 3D Printers

Are you tired of re-calibrating the endstop on the Z axis? Or tightening the screws on the bed every day? See how to install the bed auto leveling system using an servo motor and an endstop What is the bed auto leveling feature? This feature will use a sensor to measure the distance between the nozzle and […]