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reprad smart lcd display

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  1. brandt

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    I am new to this and I have a robo 3d r1 plus I got in Christmas and I have had a lot of fun with it but I am trying to install a lcd smart display I got it from printedsolid it was an older one and has mg1 written on it and I am very confused on this firmware and software updates I am using mattercontrol currently and I think its the 1.5 I'm not sure if that's the latest one but it says there are no updates and sorry for the scatter brained paragraph
     
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    If it is a 4 line display, just plug it in per the instructions and turn your printer back on, it is enabled by default in the Marlin firmware and nothing needs to be done. Matt from PrintedSolid can give you more information.
     
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    If it looks much like this:

    RepRap XXL.jpg

    Just plug it in like @WheresWaldo mentioned.

    The larger, more square one (called the full graphics LCD) requires firmware updates:

    reprap full graphics.jpg
     
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    thanks and I have the more square one and so to do firmware work do I need to download marlin? or do I access it from the printer itself
     
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    You need to follow the instructions here:

    http://community.robo3d.com/index.p...-lcd-controller-blank-screen.8061/#post-70529

    To edit the configuration.h in the firmware source and recompile and reupload before that will work.

    Summary:
    1) download the marlin source for your version of the printer (there IS a difference so make sure you get the right one for an R1 w/8mm rods or the R1+ with leadscrews or the beta with 5/16 rods).
    2) download the arduino compiler from arduino.cc
    3) unzip firmware source code and edit the line in configuration.h as the linked thread details.
    4) use the arduino compiler to compile and upload it to the printer
     
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    I dont think Matt sells the full graphics? Just the reprap XXL????? @Printed Solid
     
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    thank you mark Tomlinson and I downloaded the compiler and changed added the graphics line but its saying there is an error that I don't have u8glib
     
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    There is a link in the error code that shows you where to get u8glib. That library needs to be installed in the Arduino IDE.
     
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    thank you everyone for your help
     
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    I am able to compile it now but when go to upload it it says that I wont upload to the Arduino board in the printer what board is in the robo r 1 plus
     
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    Arduino mega 2560
     

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