What upgrades should I get for my Ender 3?

What upgrades should I get for my Ender 3?


  • Upgrades and mods to 3D print.
  • Silent mainboard v1.1.5.
  • MeanWell power supply (PSU) upgrade.
  • Glass print bed.
  • BLTouch auto-leveling sensor.
  • LED strip.
  • Bed springs.
  • Metal feeder assembly.

Why should I upgrade my Hotend?

In an all-metal hot end, the PTFE tube is not inserted all the way down but instead sits on the top of the heat break. This allows you to print exotic and high-temperature materials like nylon, carbon fiber, and polycarbonate. This is the primary reason people upgrade to this type of hot end.

How do I upgrade my Ender 3 board?

Still, if you’re up for the challenge, they’re a great upgrade option.

  1. Unplug your printer. Before starting, unplug your Ender 3 from the wall.
  2. Remove the main board cover.
  3. Remove the old board screws.
  4. Remove the hot glue.
  5. Swap the wires.
  6. Secure the new board.
  7. Close the control panel and reconnect the fan.
  8. Run a test print.

Is Ender 3 12v or 24V Hotend?

Ender 3/Ender 3 Pro 24V 3D Printer Extruder Assembled MK8 Hot End,1.75mm, 0.4mm Nozzle.

Is the Ender 3 v2 24V?

The print bed can reach a maximum temperature of 100 degrees Celsius, but 60 degrees is more than enough for PLA. It then takes about five minutes to heat up. Creality uses the same power for most printers with the 24V power supply and heaters.

Which is the best hot end for Ender 3?

Ender 3 Hotend Upgrade Options 1 Micro Swiss All Metal Hot End (No Extra Mounts Required) Now that you know that all-metal hot end ender 3 pro… 2 E3D V6 More

What happens if you upgrade Ender 3 to all metal?

An all-metal hot end unlocks a whole new world of materials. Here’s what to consider about upgrading your Ender 3 to an all-metal hot end.

Where is PTFE located on creality Ender 3 hotend?

As far as Creality Ender 3 upgrades go, it is a very important one indeed. The key issue here is that in every standard hotend there a PTFE tube that goes all the way right down to the nozzle located against the heat block.

What should the retraction distance be for Ender 3 hotend?

When you use this hotend you will have to lower the RD (retraction distance) to approximately 3.5 to 4 mm or so. At the same time, you will also have to lower total speeds to 45 mm per second.