Click the button to go to menu. Go to Prepare Go to Preheat ABS
  • Click the button to go to menu.

  • Go to Prepare

  • Go to Preheat ABS

  • Click Preheat ABS 1

I just saw ABS, no ABS 1, seems to be going to 255 deg

Ben - Reply

How do we set the LCD to English?

Michael - Reply

Also, there is no "Prepare" use the "Preheat" option on the main menu.

john vanhoozer - Reply

It is important to let the printer preheating for at least 10 minutes.
  • It is important to let the printer preheating for at least 10 minutes.

  • When the temperature reaches 50'C, check if fan on the nozzle is running! If not, disconnect the printer and check the connection of nozzle fan!

My guess is that heat can cause significant changes in material dimensions. So better to calibrate when hot?

pgiustino - Reply

Before moving on to the next step, I would lower the z assembly down using the lcd (can only do 1mm or lower [move axis is under the prepare menu])or by manually twisting the threaded z rods. The extruder end should have a tiny gap before reaching the glass (refer to size of gap in step 4).

ONCE YOU'VE DONE THAT, move the z end stop up until it clicks. Now the z axis will never hit your glass!

pgiustino - Reply

Make sure to disconnect the mains from the machine immediately if the fan is not starting. My fan went very hot because the socket was not correctly inserted and it did not turn.

Henrik Wistbacka - Reply

I guess was is ment is the extruder fan?

Instructions says nozzle fan which would mean the printing fan?

Cerb - Reply

Remember if this is your first time running, tighten the nozzle once it's up to temperature! It is in section 5 step 17 to do this, but I forgot and had PLA leak everywhere. It was salvageable but still ruined a print for me!

Erin R - Reply

Go to Prepare Click Auto home. Printer will move all its axes to the origin. Click 'Disable steppers'. That will allow you to move the X carriage and printbed by hand.
  • Go to Prepare

  • Click Auto home. Printer will move all its axes to the origin.

  • Click 'Disable steppers'. That will allow you to move the X carriage and printbed by hand.

The disable steppers thing doesn't seem to do anything for me. Either way I can move them the same.

pgiustino - Reply

Had to go to Settings->Disable Steppers

Ben - Reply

I cannot find "Autohome" on any menu. The Main->Preheat->ABS worked exactly. And very, very quickly

FW version 3.0.10

john vanhoozer - Reply

Move the head and printbed in a way that printhead is in the corner. With a regular business card (250g), check the distance between the tip of the nozzle and bed.
  • Move the head and printbed in a way that printhead is in the corner.

  • With a regular business card (250g), check the distance between the tip of the nozzle and bed.

  • Adjust the height of the bed with the adjuster ring. You should be able to easily slide the business card between the nozzle and the bed with a little bite. We call it Al dente ;-)

  • After adjusting, alway compress the bolt against the blue frame under the printbed. Gravity is not always enough to settle it after adjusting.

  • Repeat for all 4 corners.

  • YOU ARE DONE!

When using the four adjuster rings, the heatbed might slightly come off the aluminum carriage. Just use pliers on the corner screws to seat the heatbed back all the way down.

I think clockwise adjusts the bed up.

pgiustino - Reply

Tips for this section:

Lower the bed all the way for all four corners, then make a mark with a sharpie on the thumbscrews so you can keep track of your turns.

Check the nozzle distance with the business card in the center of the board and between each corner along the border (a 9 point check).

If the glass or nozzle moves when you insert the business card, it's too close.

If the extruder skips or your lines are too thin, the nozzle could be too close on that part of the board.

In Slic3r > Print Settings > Skirt, change loops to 3. This way, you have plenty of time before the actual print starts to stop the machine if something doesn't look right.

Jake Loggins - Reply

wow crazy long to manually turn screws to get to bed...

Ben - Reply

What does the "Calibrate Z" option do in the settings menu?

Phil - Reply

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Help!!, One corner hole on the aluminum carraige has no paint, the screw is loose, the other 3 are tight, because of that, i can not adjust that corner with the screw loose to calibrate, have been trying to fix this but it is a nightmare. please help !

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