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==Gigabot Quick Start Guide==
 
==Gigabot Quick Start Guide==
Thank you for choosing Gigabot for your large format 3D printing needs.
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[[Image:Quickstartguide.png|thumb|none|top|400px|link=http://wiki.re3d.org/images/5/54/GB3%2B_Quick_Start.pdf|alt=Alt text|Gigabot Quick Start Guide]]
 
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===Receiving and uncrating===
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#Check the exterior of the crate for any visible damage
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#Inspect the Tip-n-Tell indicators on two sides of the crate
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#Inspect Shockwatch indicator on the outside of the crate
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[[File:Tipntell.jpg|left|300]]
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[[File:Shockwatch.jpg|center|300]]
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[[Image:Gb_crate.jpg|none|300px|alt=Alt text|]]  
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Open crate and remove Gigabot
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#Remove bed locks and zip ties.
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===Check bed height and bed level===
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#Plug in power
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#Turn on Gigabot
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#Home Z and check bed height
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##Very important. The first layer of your print is the foundation of your object. The hot end tip should be about 0.005" above the bed
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#Check bed level
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##Manually move the print head front to back and right to left over the bed
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===Load filament===
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#Place roll on spool holder
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#Filament loaded in extruder
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===Installing software and start printing===
 
===Installing software and start printing===

Latest revision as of 16:07, 27 January 2017

Gigabot Quick Start Guide

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Gigabot Quick Start Guide

Installing software and start printing

  1. Installing and using software with Gigabot
  2. First Print

Getting the most from your Gigabot

  1. Getting a good print
  2. Printing from Gigabot's Viki controller
  3. Tuning hot-end temperature controller
  4. Changing the filament spool
  5. Gigabot maintenance schedule