The SQTP file records (lines of text) conform to Intel® HEX file format. Intel HEX consists of lines of ASCII text that are separated by line feed or carriage return characters stock ROM, or both.
- On the positive side, Marlin has great documentation, a huge community, and a wealth of material available online to learn and get help from.
- Connect your computer/laptop to your 3D printer using the USB connector that fits your machine.
- The interface is clean and easy to work with, and the program comes with a variety of features that make it a powerful code editor for a wide range of users.
- This will allow the printer to boot using a newer version of the Marlin firmware.
Using 7-zip, I am extracting the file to the current folder by right clicking the file and then selecting 7-zip → extract here. To check, which mainboard version you have, there is no other way as to open up the electronics case and have a look at the mainboard itself. Apparently, Creality released Ender 3 v2 models with a 4.2.2 mainboard and newer builds may have the 4.2.7 mainboard. In the Ender 3 v2 review video, I mentioned that I updated the firmware to the latest version from Creality. Daniel Crosslink, welcome back to the channel and the blog. In this article, I will show you how to upgrade the firmware on your Ender 3 v2. Before my recent firmware update on my Ender 3 V2, my firmware was at least three versions behind the latest.
Sign up for our newsletter to get updates on new Creality 3D printers, deals, and new articles. We recommend testing with a model that has a large footprint to make sure the leveling is correct. If you notice that the first layer is too high or too low, re-adjust the Z offset accordingly until you are getting perfect first layers. If the build succeeds it is ready for you to upload to your printer. You will know if it was successfully built because it will show a SUCCESS in green at the bottom of the window in Visual Studio Code.
If this is not what you want, you can select a specific ODrive. Type odrivetool –help to see what features are available. Upgrading of a board with the Marlin firmware for laser engraving using an RAMPS 1.4 board as an example.