Prusa i3 (and all Marlin based) 3D printers PID Tuning with Octoprint, Slic3r and Simplify3D

This content is available as a German video and English blog post.

Why do you need to tune the PID loop?
One possible reason can be, if you changed the hotend or parts of it.

Another would be, that you did the Voltage “hack” as described by Thomas Sanladerer to get the hotend and heated bed heat faster. This “hack” is not supported and even highly discouraged by Prusaresearch, since it addressed a long gone issues! YOU LOOSE YOUR WARRANTY if you do that and Joseph will get angry at you. And now read this paragraph again before fiddling around with electronics! But I had to mention it, because it was the reason I did this PID tuning blog and video in the first place. Continue reading “Prusa i3 (and all Marlin based) 3D printers PID Tuning with Octoprint, Slic3r and Simplify3D”