How to complete 3D online printing?
By Steve Lowry 2018-06-12 1625 0
Note: For online printing, you need to connect computer to the 3D printer through the data cable. During the printing process, do not turn off the computer power, do not make computer screen save or hibernate to prevent data transmission failure. In general do not suggest users to use it for the complicated operations.
Firstly load model file, set printing parameter including "Basic" and "Advanced" parameters, then connect the 3D printer to PC.
1. 3D printer Driver installation
Power on the printer, connect USB to the computer, and the driver will be installed automatically. If can not install automatically, please open the "Device Management", find a port with a yellow exclamation mark, right click "Update Driver". Select "Browse my computer for driver software".
Find Cura driver and install it. Open "Preferences".
Printing window as the above picture show. Click "OK", then click "Machine settings" as the below picture show.
Select correct port (COM), baudrate is "AUTO", click "OK".
Note: Different computer and COM number of the port is different, please open the "Device Management" on computer, click "Port" for checking it.
Status shows connected successfully
2. 3D printer Online printing
Click the icon as above picture show or click "Ctrl+P" to start printing.
Clicking the gray circle ring to control the movement of XYZE axis. 0.1,10,100 means the moving distance. You can enter Gcode in the blank text box.Do not set it if you do not understand.
Click "Print" to start printing. Please be careful during printing to prevent printing
Clicking the gray circle ring to control the movement of XYZE axis. 0.1,10,100 means the moving distance. You can enter Gcode in the blank text box. Do not set it if you do not understand.
Click "Print" to start printing. Please be careful during printing to prevent printing failures.
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