Print The Porto

A collection of tips about 3d printing.

November 2015

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How to pause printing to switch filament

In order to do multi color print with one extruder. You can pause the printer at a specific height. Just insert the following after the layer height call in the gcode file. For example search for "; layer 5" and add the following after it: ;Pause Code G91 ;Set Relative Mode G1 E-5.000000 F500 ;Retract 5mm G1 Z15 F300 ;move Z up 15mm G90 ;Set Absolute Mode G1 X20 Y20 F9000 ;Move to hold… View More

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Making your printrbot metal simple a bit quieter

I've actually done this after a month after owning my PSM. It works and is very noticable. Make sure you check which board you have before making changes. Copied from: http://help.printrbot.com/Guide/Adjust+Motor+Current+(Printrboard+Rev+F)/153 Below is a copy for an easier read, but its for the Rev F version of the… View More