Category Archives: 3D Printing

Moving Moonraker to/from a Pi

If you like to tinker, like I do, you may find yourself doing crazy things like loading Klipper on your Linux laptop and running out of time to move it to Raspberry Pi so you end up printing for over 150 hours on it. After getting tired of having to have the laptop hooked up… Read More »

Using an Android device with KlipperScreen

I’ve been fascinated with the prospect of having a beautiful screen for my 3D printers using Klipper by way of the KlipperScreen project. My only delay has been getting screens… for whatever reason, I haven’t been able to decide what I want and how I want to implement it. I had a spare old Google… Read More »

FLSUN QQ-S Pro Modifications

I’ve had my FLSUN QQ-S Pro for a few months now and I love it. I’m a tinkerer, though, so my tinkerer spirit was not satisfied with the stock machine (which, out of the box, is just plain impressive) so I set out to find the best modifications I could get for it. My Criteria… Read More »

Calibrating QQ-S Pro Extruder with Klipper

Calibration of the extruder in Klipper ensures your printer is extruding the exact amount of material requested by your slicer to produce a quality print. All sorts of issues stem from an uncalibrated extruder. Among them are: Overextrusion Underextrusion Bed adhesion Stringing What You’ll Need Digital Calipers Least-flexible filament you have Flush cut wire cutters… Read More »

Upgrading FLSUN QQ-S Pro to TMC2209

The upgrade to the TMC 2209 with UART control on the FLSUN QQ-S Pro with the HISPEED board running Klipper Firmware (my setup) is a piece of cake. Unfortunately, I had to hunt down the information from the four corners of the internet, translate some English that was translated from Chinese into some readable English,… Read More »