Calibration Guide

Information to setup your printer for optimal results
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Calibration Guide

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:47 pm

If there is enough interest, we will release a step for step guide to get your printer calibrated.
to do so, register in this forum and ask your question.
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Part 01 Overview

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:55 pm

These things will be covered

    01 this index
    02 needed tools
    03 check hardware (base frame, printbed, X/Y axis)
    04 check Electronics (endstops, fan, controllerboard)
    05 check extruder
    06 check hotend
    07 setup slicer
    08 print & calibrate
    09 tips
    10 future
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02 needed tools

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:59 pm

Tools
You will need these Tools for this Guide. Without it will not bepossible to archive good results.
These are not so expensive to buy and can be used for a lot of stuff.

digital vernier caliper with a resolution of 0.01mm or better
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dial gauge with a resolution of 0.01mm or better
print adapter to attach it to your toolhead.
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voltmeter with temperature sensor 0-300C°
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Square
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Ruler
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water level
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normal printer, laser or ink
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2d scanner
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tape
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fine marker 0.05mm
print a holder to attach to your toolhead
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misc tools depending on your printer
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03 check hardware (base frame, printbed, X/Y axis)

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:11 pm

03 check hardware (base frame, printbed, X/Y axis)
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04 check Electronics (endstops, fan, controllerboard)

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:11 pm

04 check Electronics (endstops, fan, controllerboard)
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05 check extruder

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:11 pm

05 check extruder
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06 check hotend

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:11 pm

06 check hotend
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07 setup slicer

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:11 pm

07 setup slicer
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08 print & calibrate

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:12 pm

08 print & calibrate
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09 tips

Postby ctrlv » Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:12 pm

09 tips
just print it!

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