Then, copy the “Configuration” and “Configuration_adv” files. If you are using Windows, confirm when prompted to replace the existing files with your copied files. You can now explore the various features of Klipper using Fluidd’s interface. The left panel is for navigating through the different sections of the interface. You can install the Fluidd web interface on your Raspberry Pi in four different ways. We’ll use the Fluiddpi image as it’s the easiest method to install the software on Raspberry Pi.
Power off the printer now and disconnect the display cable from the display. From the official guides it says, always update the screen before the mainboard, so this exactly what we’re going to do now. Here on the left image you see, my printer has the 4.2.2 mainboard and this on the right is how the 4.2.7 looks like. Then, use the small hex key that came with your printer to remove the 3 screws from the Ender 3 control box—this is the box located beneath your bed. With the connections made and the Raspberry Pi powered up, the printer board should be getting power too.
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- Make sure “Add Python 3.9 to PATH” is checked at the bottom, then click Install Now to start the setup.
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It starts by checking the random access memory (RAM) and processor for faults, then checks connected devices, such as a keyboard and mouse, for any problems. It then checks for a boot sequence, such as Boot from Compact Disc Read-Only Memory (CD-ROM) and Boot from Hard Drive.
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- If you find any errors or outdated descriptions in any configurations please submit a bug report or patch to fix the issue.
- Your 3D printer may or may not have a bootloader, depending on what printer you have.
- With this final step, you’ve successfully installed Klipper on the Ender 3 with Fluidd web interface.
My printer shipped with a v4.2.2 board which is the silent motherboard upgrade, but the firmware was a little buggy with Octopi. You’ll be using the MicroUSB port on the controller board (exposed through the casing), which connects the to the controller chip using a serial port. If your computer doesn’t recognise the USB to serial port hardware (this is a single chip on the mainboard) you’ll need to know which driver to install. Step 5 explains how to open up the printer control box and inspect the mainboard. I started the rebuild, which took about 4 hours and then the fun started.