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. Make sure your machine supports the M600 command otherwise just see what they use for said firmware. 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… 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