Creality CR-10/S

The Creality CR-10 or CR-10S

… is pound for pound one of the best printers on the market.  There are a few version so i will go through the features below.

Creality CR-10


Cost: As low as 330.00 on Gearbest but you have to wait for it to be shipped from China.  Current Gearbest Flash Sale

Build volume: 300x300x400

Single Z-axis screw

Pros: Cheap, Easy to use, Printing in less than an hour.

Cons: Not many for the money.

Upgrade your Creality CR-10 to a CR-10S with an upgrade kit

Or just add the Dual-Z Axis upgrade kit

Creality CR-10S


Cost $550.00ish

Build volume: 300x300x400

Dual Z-axis screw – This means two Z Axis stepper motors, with two lead screws.

Filement Sensor

Upgraded Control Board that allows the print to continue after the power goes out.

Pros: It has all the upgrades out of the box.

Cons: Filament sensor did not work for me.  It does not successfully restart a print after a power outage.

Creality CR-10 S4


Cost $750ish

Build volume: 400x400x400

Same features as the CR-10S and S5

Creality CR-10 S5


Cost: About a grand

Build volume: 500x500x500  or YUGE!

Same features as the CR-10S and S4

Pros: Massive, best large build volume printer for the money.

Cons: YUGE!

My Creality Rig..


She gets no rest!  A CR-10 upgraded to a CR-10 S with the upgrade kit

Runs on Octoprint on  CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Supports 2 Cameras (one Pi on USB) – I will provide a post on how I did that shortly.


Raspberry Pi Camera Night Vision Camera Adjustable-Focus Module 5MP

Logitec USB Camera

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There is a ton of other useful stuff on Makersteve.com and more coming every week.

Be sure to check out my Ultimate Build Guide for Creality Ender 3

If you find this useful, please consider purchasing products through any of the links on the page, it’s free to you and I get a little something for my time.  Or, just go shopping at Amazon or Ebay  or Gearbest.

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Happy Printing,

Steve