starting up a 3D printer

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starting up a 3D printer

Post by BabixzRacing » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:40 am

HI. I am new to this forum and need some help. :roll: :roll: I have just completed building my printer based on Martin Broekx design with different print heads.The electronics are Aduino ramps 1.4and mega2560 with A4988 drivers and a LCD 12864 screen. My question is what programs do I need to install to get the printer to start and how to do this. My strengths are mechanical, electronic are :roll: not the best. Thanks Charlie


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Re: starting up a 3D printer

Post by iDig3Dprinting » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:55 am

have a look at repetier. yo will need to install the firmware on your board (they have a handy wizard to help with this) and then install the host software on the connected pc. You will have to tinker with the firmware settings but this is the way to start. Its all about the configuration.h file settings in the firmware. you can use arduino ide to load the firmware


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Post by iDig3Dprinting » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:02 am

take a look at this it has some links to the arduino ide and repetier firmware


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