Updating firmware can improve the overall performance and stability of the device, as well as enhance its security and add new capabilities. High-level firmware is a type of firmware that allows updates to the code.
To set the build environment for your board, open the file platformio.ini and here change default_envs to the environment that your board uses. Once you launch ABM and click Build, your compiled binary will be located in the /.pio/build/%pio_environment_name%/ folder. With our prerequisites done, we’ll grab the latest release of Marlin firmware. Either clone the source code from their official Github page, or download the compressed ZIP archive below. Launching the Python Windows Installer will bring us to the following screen.
Click on images to download geeetech marlin firmware STL files for your 3D Printer. If you need to make a certain change to the configuration, you would have to re-flash the firmware and compile it, basically repeat the process all over again.
- After uploading, keep the Uno connected to your computer.
- The firmware acts as a bridge between drivers (operating system) and hardware.
- Download the PlatformIO installer script from the following link, then place this file inside of our new directory.
Next, you will simply paste the files into the “default” folder. If you’re on a Windows PC, the system will prompt you to replace the present files with your copies ones. Now we have the latest Marlin firmware version that’s configured for your 3D printer. To install or upgrade a new firmware version on your 3D printer, first download the latest release from the developer’s website.