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2.8″ MKS TFT28 V1.2 touch screen smart controller with HLKWIFI V1.1 remote control for 3D printer
2.8 MKS TFT28 V1.2 touch screen
MKS-TFT28 is a colorful touch screen LCD, designed by MAKER BASE(MKS),
and suitable for many open source 3D Printers.
MKS-TFT28 is suitable for many main board, such as Ramps1.4,
MKS Base, MKS Gen, MKS Mini, as well as MKS SBase,etc .
2.8 inch colorful touch screen LCD, support U disk and SD card.
Support continual and easy software update.
Suitable for many main board such as Ramps1.4 and MKS Base,MKS Gen,MKS Mini.
No need to adjust firmware, support Marlin,Smoothieware and Repetier.
Support keep printing and saving on outage.
Support MKS Wifi module.
MKS HLKWIFI V1.1 remote control
Overview : MKS-HLKWIFI is created by MakerBase(MKS) based on HLK-RM04 module, which is suitable for open-source 3D printer . Also, MKS-HLKWIFI is used for MKS Base (updated version 1.2), MKS Gen, MKS Mini, MKS SBase, etc, those are developed by MakerBase , as well as MKS TFT touch screen . Features: 1. Based on strong and stable HLK-RM04 module. 2. Using on MKS motherboard directly . 3. Work with MKS TFT touch screen. Notice: Due to undercurrent, MKS HLKWIFI can not work with Ramps1.4. 4.Please visit our github to download firmware:github.com/makerbase-mks
1.Connect to Aux-1 on ramps1.4
Change into jumper 12V power
Input 12V on power interface
Direction refers to follow picture :
2..Connect to Aux-1 on MKS Gen but no need external 12V power
3.Connect to MKS Base, MKS MINI, MKS SBase, but no need external 12V power
MKS Base only support V1.2 updated version
Direction refer to follow picture :
Step1: turn on MKS TFT28 at first time and enter –> setting –> connection,
select baud rate that the firmware defaults.
Step2: enter –> setting –>machine type, choose printer machine.
Only Delta and other two options.
Others: enter –> settings –> touch screen correction, improving accuracy.
Copy the latest update firmware to SD card root directory, including:
1. mkstft28.bin. 2.mks_config.txt. 3.mks_pic.
Please do not modify the file name.
Insert SD card , it will update automatically after restarts.
Note: Ramps1.4 must connect external 12v power before update.
MKS series mainboard does not need it.
If there is halted state on printing, then turn it off directly.
It will keep working on last halted state when next time use.
Continuous Printing on Outage (MKS TFT28 supports V1.1 update version)
If power break off during printing, it can continue printing from off place after restarting.
(Motor driver cannot work after power cuts, it will cause defective models if the print head remains in the model, you need to improve power failure, detection module and UPS.)
Outage detection (MKS TFT28 supports V1.1 update version)
1. Connect signal S of outage detection module to BO pin,
cathode and anode connect to the -/+ of BO pin.
2. When system fails to connect with power, outage detection module will inform TFT touch screen automatically and suspend printing . UPS power supply will depart print head from model.
7. Blanking Detection (MKS TFT28 supports V1.1 update version)
1. Connect limited switch S of blanking detection to B1 pin,
cathode and anode connect to +/– of the pins below B1 pin.
Caution: it breaks out pause when switch S connect with Ground.
2. When it comes to breaking material, the limited switch will automatically
inform touch screen that enters into stopping printing.
8.Photo Customization (MKS TFT28 only supports V1.1 updated version)
1. MKS TFT supports photo customization. Also, logo, button pictures, font color can be self-designed. Method reference: MKS TFT Pic_Custom.pdf
2. MKS TFT can support 7 user-defined button which order is up to 200 characters.
Method reference: MKS TFT Pic_Custom.pdf
9.WIFI Connection (MKS TFT28 only support V1.1 updated version)
1. MKS TFT can support MKS WIFI module. Reference: MKSTFT WIFI configuration instructions.pdf
2. After MKS TFT adds MKS WIFI module, you can use Printrun, Repetier-Host to proceed remote connect and control. But it may make some functions unavailable.
3. Also, it supports using APP control and proceeds Android APP test. If you need to custom-made APP, please contact seller.
4. It provides specific communication interface and APP self-development or other communication software.
10.WIFI configuration instruction on APP module
1x MKS HLKWIFI V1.1 remote control
1 x2.8 MKS TFT28 V1.2 touch screen 1 x Cable