Bondtech - DDX for Creality Printers
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The Bondtech DDX Direct Drive eXtruder for Creality 3D printers is an upgrade kit that replaces the original bowden with a direct drive setup. It is a high-performance Dual Drive extruder based on the BMG Bondtech Mini Geared.
Multiple Hotends Compatibility
This model was created to be compatible with the original hotend of each Creality model. Users may also upgrade the hotend to Copperhead™ or Mosquito™.
DDX Adapter set required
The DDX is compatible with most Creality 3D printers from Ender and CR series. The DDX requires an adapter set for each model, or set of models.
To upgrade the hotend specific sets of adapters and cables may be required.
Upgrading the hotend to Copperhead™ or Mosquito™ on a Creality with DDX
may require to replace the Thermistor.
Know more about the different ways to also upgrade the hotend here:
The 4 Phases of Bondtech DDX for Creality
When replacing the thermistor an update to the firmware is needed. Remember it is not possible to upgrade the hotend if the printer does not have a bootloader.
Cable Set Required For Phase 4
Depending on the Creality model you may want to upgrade to Copperhead™ or Mosquito™, you will require an additional Cable Set if you want to implement Phase 4.
- CR-10S > a DDX CR-10S Main Cable Set is required.
- CR-10S Pro > a DDX Thermistor Cable Extension Set is required.
- Ender-5 Pro (with bootloader) > a DDX Ender-5 Pro Main Cable Set is required.
- Ender-5 Plus > a DDX Ender-5 Plus Main Cable is required.
- 1x DDX Extruder
- 1x Nema17 Pancake stepper motor
- 1x Thumbscrew Assembly
- 1x 70cm Stepper motor extension cable
- 1x 60cm PTFE tube
- 1x 7cm Capricorn tube
- 3x Zip-ties
- 3x M3x12mm screw
- 2x M3x20mm screw
- 1x M3x10mm button head screw
Using a bed probe with DDX
The DDX was designed to allow space for the bed probe to be attached to the x-carriage. In models where there is no space to attach a bed probe like the BLtouch, to the X-carriage, a mount can printed and attached to the right hand side of the DDX.
Bondtech DDX Direct Drive eXtruder
This Direct Drive eXtruder from Bondtech is a high performance, high reliability 1,75mm Dual Drive extruder for Creality 3D printers, based on our very popular BMG. Bondtech’s unique Dual-Drive technology in the BMG extruder, combined with a genuine E3D’s v6 HotEnd gives you a direct drive extruder with problems free material feeding and enables the use of a wider range of materials. The housing parts are printed with PA12 (polyamide) for maximum strength and precision using industrial grade SLS technology.
Make your 3D printer even better
Bondtech DDX Direct Drive eXtruder for Creality is designed to give the user more options – different materials; higher flow and/or wider nozzles; thinner layers – and achieve a higher print quality. The DDX is based on the BMG Bondtech Mini Geared extruder featuring our unique Dual-Drive technology. The DDX housing design provides an effective Hot-End cooling. With the 3:1 gearing ratio, high resolution prints with small nozzles or high flow prints with bigger nozzles can be achieved.
Easy To Setup
For ease of setup the kit is attached to the carriage with only 2 screws.
STEP BY STEP GUIDES
These are the guides that apply to the DDX Direct Drive extruder for Creality:
Guides For CR-10S Pro and similar
Guides For Ender-3 and similar
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