From the mainboard folder, copy the file starting with «Ender-3 v2» and ending with «bin» to the SD card. Insert your SD card to your PC and Copy the DWIN_SET folder to the SD card. Make sure that your SD card is not larger than 32 gigabytes, because the mainboard otherwise might not support reading it. In the new subfolder starting with «Ender-3 v2» you will find two subfolders for firmware. One is for updating the screen and one for the mainboard. On the Ender 3 v2, this can be done in the printer menu, navigating to the Info screen, where you will find the current firmware version number. To figure if you should update, the first thing is to check the currently installed firmware version.
- Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we will steal instructions and hide them in the code cave we created.
- Not all USB convertor work for the download, if the download does not start after power up try a different brand USB convertor.
- The BIOS lets the PC’s operating system (OS) talk to keyboards and other connected devices.
- The User Information Configuration Registers (UICR) is a region of Non-Volatile
The following video by Teaching Tech is a great guide on editing your 3D printer firmware, so be sure to check that out for more details. The process of installing Marlin to your stock ROM 3D printer is quite similar to the subtitle above.
The frequency of firmware updates will vary depending on the device. The firmware in a smart light bulb may not need frequent updates.
These two mainboard versions have different stepper motor drivers and require a different firmware. Some people disable the boot screens to save space, but I’m not quite that desparate, I just need a bit. According to a few guides I’ve read, ARC_SUPPORT isn’t something that 3D printers normally use, so I disabled that by commenting out #define ARC_SUPPORT in Configuration_adv.h.