Getting Started With Your Printrbot Simple Metal (Model 1403)
Simple Metal KIT Build Instructions: Simple Build (high res pdf)
Unboxing and Getting Started
1. Unboxing Your Assembled Printrbot Simple: click here
2. Setting Up Your Auto-Leveling Probe and Your First Print: click here
3. Loading a Configuration File and Printing an STL: click here
4. Additional Getting Started Guides: click here
SOFTWARE: Download Repetier (free software for communicating with your printer through your computer)
FIRST PRINT: FirstCube.stl (before slicing) | FirstCube.g (final gcode file ready to print)
SECOND PRINT: Simple Fan Shroud.stl (before slicing) | Simple Fan Shroud.g (final gcode file ready to print)
CONFIGURATION FILE: Simple settings config file | Super User Cam Watt config file (instructions for loading the config file) Simple Slow Config file
CREATE: Download Sketchup Make to begin designing your own 3D models.
FIRMWARE: Firmware for the Auto-Leveling Probe …Your Simple kit has already been flashed with firmware for the sensor. If you need to re-flash for some reason, here are instructions for reflashing your board.
DRIVERS: Windows 8.1 has recently dropped signed drivers to recognize your Simple. For other versions of Windows, download the required USB driver from http://pjrc.com/teensy/serial_install.exe, right click on it and “Run as Administrator” to install the INF ﬁle. It should create a new COM port that you can then use in Repetier to connect. Windows 8 users – if you are still having trouble, see this guide.
Unboxing your Printrbot Simple
First Moves on your Printrbot Simple
Loading and Extruding Filament
Calibrating the Auto-Leveling Probe
Unboxing your Printrbot Simple & your first print
Showing off the Printrbot Simple Fan Shroud print – your second print
Microsoft video tutorial on 3D printing with the Printrbot Simple
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