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TMC2208 und MKS Gen 1.4
Have a question about this project? Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community. Already on GitHub? Sign in to your account. TMC works well in standalone mode, but no way to have them working on uart mode. With no hardware configuration, i switch back to marlin just for testand no problem, for marlin, uart on driver is working.
From the example-extras. Hi, i have try, with no succes, the board i used is fully wire. It's mean i have no wire on the top of the driver, the PDN pins is directly plug to the mcu. What looks strange is : in the pins.
Is it normal? In pins.
I think you have to add extra pin from D70 to D82 in the mega pins array to be able to used them. Hello Vincent, I have try too modify pins. I have still the same error. The uart pin is either incorrect or not routed to the stepper motor driver. Having another look at your klippy. I still think there may still be an underlying pin mapping issue but the issue maybe masked by the above config. As to the pin mappings. If you try and update the pins. Post the exact change so we can help validate the change.
Question, if using the 'PG4' name which is not mapped in pins. Or is the mapping just used for those of us who chose to use the 'ar' names? I understood that. I check ten times, the pin definition dans test on only 1 step driver for minimise possible humain error firstly i have test with x motor. So at the end : if the marlin configuration si working, and the pins naming convertion ok, the problem is in klipper code or I forgot something probably.
Since my first post, i have found that 'analog12' is the 'PK4' pin. Are you agree? Your last question, is a good question for me! Are you sure Marlin is using them in uart mode and not in standalone mode? I needed to modify my Fysetc drivers to bridge the solder jumpers.
Also, make sure the motor power is on as the stepper motor drivers are powered by the motor current and not from the 5V micro-controller power. They need to be powered up prior to Klipper startup. Otherwise, I don't have any additional advice - the error indicates that Klipper is unable to communicate with the driver.
If it's the correct pin and that pin is routed to the driver then I'm not sure what the problem is. For the other point, on power, i have to make somes test. I try to make some more test with a clean install and a very simple printer. Mamath, This is getting more and more curious. I'm using one wire as I mentioned before.GitHub is home to over 40 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.
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Sign in to your account. The featureset is mostly the same: control driver current, interpolation, microstepping, stealthChop, etc. I am also interested about TM22xx support. Probably first has to be decided how the communication with the step-motor drivers would be done. According to TM datasheet the communication can be multiplexed:. But also in some cases when TMC22xx is used just for 2 axes, such analog switching seems unnecessary, since separated UARTs can be used for communication.
Alternatively, you can implement soft-uart operating via single bidirectional GPIO pin. I tried today to configure some TMC V2. Was not able to establish communication. Based on the info especially from MarlinFirmware other people experienced similar issues, some were solved by using new software, other seem not be solved.
The pictures of those I tried are bellow, any issues with this model? Soft-uart is fairly simple to implement and an implementation sufficient for TMC22XX would be even simpler as it only needs to handle half-duplex, so receive can be done synchronously.
You can actually get by with transmit-only if all you care is configuring settings. All you need is OK-ish timing of pin toggling and you can use pretty low baud rate for one-shot init of the drivers.
It's hard to tell what's working or not on particular stick variant clone. Looking closer at the TMC spec, I suspect it would be possible to configure and query the drivers via a bit-banging implementation using Klipper's "software timers". It should also work with all common GPIO pins no special irq or dma support would be needed. Artem-B - if you use the same MCU pin for both rx and tx, do you have to do anything special with pullups, pulldowns, or resistors?
Ideally you do want a pullup which is strong enough to drive the line up during this period. The "idle is high" also means that we are guaranteed to miss the first bit of reply. Fortunately, all replies start with 0b, so it's easy enough to find the start of the reply.
One caveat of Panucatt's sticks is that they have 0. If I read the datasheet correctly, that's borderline too low.
It makes VREF voltage-to-current calculation convenient, but it's likely to affect the current measurement. Most of the other sticks use 0.
The sticks worked OK on my board, but I would not be surprised to see issues on lower quality boards or with noisy power supplies. After another look at the datasheet, it appears that pull-up is not needed if we're only writing to the TMC driver. Fig 4. That implies that the pullup is only needed to make a standard UART RX logic work as it would have trouble handling the idle state otherwise. With soft-uart and known start-of-reply pattern that should not matter much as we can always adapt to potential noise at the beginning of the reply.
All we need is ability to toggle the pins and read the values at reasonably stable fixed intervals. We should be able to deal with fair amount of jitter if we capture RX at a rate N times higher than we used for TX and then use transitions in captured values to figure out where the next sample should be. But, you're right in that it shouldn't matter for a simple bit-banging interface - as it should be possible to parse with a pull-down as easily as with a pull-up.The 3D Printing world is currently dominated by Marlin firmware which is installed on most low-buget printers.
Klipper is an alternative 3D Printer firmware, developed by KevinOConnor that combines the power of a general purpose computer with one or more micro-controllers allowing you to speed up your printing speeds while keeping the quality high. In the following article, you will learn how to install Klipper on SKR 1.
Klipper firmware was first developed because of the limitations provided by the 8 bit boards that sometimes were not able to keep up with complex geometries and high speeds. By offloading the printer movement calculation on a different computer ex: a Raspberry Pi Klipper can print faster and with better quality.
Besides faster printing, Klipper offers simple configuration editing with a single. This is a much improved feature over Marlin which requires a complete recompile and flash when needing to enable or disable various settings in the firmware. When properly calibrated it reduces the need for high retraction and extruder ooze. This translates in less stringing on your 3D prints. A complete feature list is available on the Klipper3d website.
Save the configuration. Copy the klipper. Restart Octoprint. Add the additional serial port in Octoprint. Select Cancel any ongoing prints but stay connected to the printer option. Octoprint is successfully connected to Klipper firmware on the printer. Install OctoKlipper plugin. November 18, July 16, February 13, Random Prints. Artillery Genius Firmware with Marlin 2.
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Sign in to your account. I am about to install these with the one wire off MS3 tomorrow when my new board comes Like Kevin did. Best I can tell it is the space between the pad and the solder joint beside of it but I could be wrong. Can anyone look at the picture and confirm this is what I need before I solder it and hook it up to the board and klipper?
Ender 3 and klipper
I know this isn't an exact klipper issue but I would appreciate any help given. Thank you in advance. Hi Maximuscr31, I don't have the exact same TMC as yours but the same situation no docs on what to bridge. I then 'assumed' that the other side of the two pads was for bridging the UART since all other guides worked this way. Tested it on one and all was good.
Currently have one wire working with Marlin 1. So I bridged the solder pads and tested with a meter for continuity and got it on the pdn pin and the solder blob so apparently I chose correctly I think. I also tested from the solder to a cable attached to ms3 on the pdn side. It had continuity. Problem is the height of a dupont connector.
Before I solder the wire to ms3 anyone have bright ideas for connecting it a little less permanently that will fit under the driver? On my Gen-L board, I found that the MS3 pin on the driver is routed to a jumper pin underneath the stepper driver.
I removed the jumper from the jumper pin and used a jumper wire to route that pin on the board to another pin on the board that is connect to the micro-controller. The jumper pin under the driver was pointing up, but I just pushed the pin diagonally so that the jumper cable fits and does not touch the stepper driver. I cringed at bending the pins but did it that way. I also got most of the config done but I am lost on the pins. I was planning on using D44, D42, D40 from Aux 2.
Can I use A labeled pins from Aux 2 as well?If you know the steps per millimeter for the axis then use a calculator to divide 1. Then round this number to six decimal places and place it in the config six decimal places is nano-meter precision.
It can also be calculated from the axis pitch, motor step angle, and driver microstepping. The config uses millimeters for all distance measurements. It will likely produce output similar to the following:. The name found in the above command is stable and it is possible to use it in the config file and while flashing the micro-controller code. For example, a flash command might look similar to:. The code attempts to flash the device using the most common method for each platform. See if there is a config file in the config directory with specific instructions for flashing the device.
Finally, on AVR devices, it may be possible to manually flash the device using avrdude with custom command-line parameters - see the avrdude documentation for further information.
The recommended baud rate for Klipper is This baud rate works well on all micro-controller boards that Klipper supports. If you want to change the baud rate anyway, then the new rate will need to be configured in the micro-controller during make menuconfig and that updated code will need to be compiled and flashed to the micro-controller.
The Klipper printer. For example:. The baud rate shown on the OctoPrint web page has no impact on the internal Klipper micro-controller baud rate.
Always set the OctoPrint baud rate to when using Klipper. See the bootloader document for additional information on bootloaders. For running on the Beaglebone, see the Beaglebone specific installation instructions. Klipper has been run on other machines. The Klipper host software only requires Python running on a Linux or similar computer. However, if you wish to run it on a different machine you will need Linux admin knowledge to install the system prerequisites for that particular machine.
See the install-octopi. It is possible to run multiple instances of the Klipper host software, but doing so requires Linux admin knowledge. The Klipper installation scripts ultimately cause the following Unix command to be run:. One can run multiple instances of the above command as long as each instance has its own printer config file, its own log file, and its own pseudo-tty.
If you choose to do this, you will need to implement the necessary start, stop, and installation scripts if any. The install-octopi.The TMC provides an integrated motor driver solution for 3D-Printing, Cameras, Scanners and other automated equipment applications. The TMC is capable of driving up to 2A of current from each output with proper heatsinking. TMC is designed for a supply voltage of The device has a step and direction interface and can be configured with digital pins.
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Discover now. Title Mr.If you are converting to a MKS Gen L, this video could be helpful It's aimed at Ender 3 Users and Marlin firmware, but trust me, it will still contain useful information. He also includes a 3d print for a custom case.
Klipper doesn't need it. Bl Touch wiring diagram. Welcome to klipper. Helpful Tips. MCU Resources. Creality Bootloader Install. Duet Series Boards. MKS Gen L. MKS Gen V1. Secondary Boards.
Trinamic Driver Tips. Powered by GitBook. It is compatible with Ender 3 and Ender 3 Pro. This makes switching to this mainboard very easy. The third part is an early development mount and it is not recommended. It works, but only with the Ender 3 Pro. Uses minimal filament and prints without support. Factory mounting hardware is retained. Two lid pieces snap together for easy, hinged access. Fan is moved to the front, and now blows over the stepper motor drivers.
Exit holes for fan are near the X stepper driver to encourage this further. Easy USB port access. The downside is that access to the mainboard is now from underneath like in the Ender 3 Pro. At least only one bolt needs to be undone to swing open the lower lid. I've found that propping some filament rolls undo the side of the printer makes under side access easier. STEP files added so people can remix to suit other mainboards.
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