We pit the Ender 3 and Ender 5 head to head… and you see the difference.
A 3D printer’s “magic numbers” are the layer heights that are a multiple of the minimum height your Z axis can move. By choosing one of the magic numbers when slicing your STL model you’ll get much better-looking prints. This is because the mechanical movement and slicer heights will be aligned. What are the Ender … Read more
Which is better, Creality’s Ender 3 or their CR 10? Here’s our take.
The Ender 3’s stock nozzle is a 0.4mm brass nozzle with an M6 thread. It conforms to MK8 hot ends, which are the standard for most home 3D printers thanks to the wide adoption and easy availability of parts and spares. The Ender 3 is one of the most popular 3D printers on the market … Read more
Creality’s Ender 3 and Ender 3 Pro printers have been designed to deliver absolutely awesome print quality right out of the box. However, this does not mean that one can’t improve on perfection. This holds particularly true as far as 3D printers are concerned where there is always plenty of room for improvement. As of … Read more
Changing filament on a Creality Ender 3 printer is fairly simple. Whether you want to change filaments between two prints, or change a filament mid-way through a print, we’ve got you covered. These instructions apply to the Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro, and Ender 3 V2. The Creality Ender 3 is one of the most … Read more
Ever since the Creality Ender 3 and the Ender 3 Pro first appeared on the world 3D printing scene, they have taken the market by storm. This has a lot to do with the fact that they offer awesome value for money. It would not be wrong to assert that the Ender 3 family is … Read more
Purchasing a 3D printer is not just a simple plug and play exercise. There are many issues that may crop up ranging from under or over extrusion to stringing related issues. Let’s look at one of the most common issues facing the Ender 3: stringing in your prints. Ender 3 Stringing or Oozing Problems Stringing … Read more
The Creality Ender 3 series of 3D printers is one of the best value options out there. However, that does not mean that it has no faults or it is a picture-perfect machine for 3D printing purposes. All filament printers have certain issues that need must be addressed if they are to work at their … Read more
So, you’re doing your research and looking for the best Ender 3 Pro review? If you’re wondering “is the Ender 3 Pro good for beginners?” the answer is… kinda. The Ender 3 Pro is the printer that finally made 3D printing accessible to the masses with a sub-$300 price point. But it also lacks many … Read more
Incorrect retraction settings cause stringing. Here’s what to do about it.
The Ender 3 is one of the single most successful budget 3D printers around. This has a lot to do with the quality of its components as well as its low price. However, a key feature that makes it so endearing to its dedicated fan following is its extreme flexibility. This is very easy to … Read more
The term bed leveling does not mean leveling it with the ground. Actually, it denotes the fact that the nozzle tip of your printer is always at the very same, correct distance when it comes to the whole surface of your 3D object. In this case, it is imperative that you get rid of Ender … Read more
The world of 3D printing today is becoming increasingly dominated by low price models that pack a lot of functions that had only been seen by their more expensive counterparts. This has made them accessible to a whole new world of budget-conscious consumers and hobbyists who now want a 3D printer for their home for … Read more
The Ender 3 is arguably the number one 3D printer to come out of the Creality stable. It is one of the single most popular 3D printers in the world and its popularity is unmatched to this very day. Both the Ender 3 pro and the stock Ender 3 3D printers are extremely capable machines … Read more
Learn what the Ender 3 bed size (including original, pro, and v2 versions) is, why it’s different than what’s advertised, and how to maximize your printable area.
What’s the best Cura settings for your Ender 3? Learn them for every material.