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[title] Manually Controlling BoXZY
[* red] In your ''Manual Control ''tab you will see a status header that says '''Idle''', this means there is are no commands being sent to your machine. The header will read '''Printing Job ETA <time>''' when you are 3D printing or Milling and commands are being sent and/or executed by BoXZY
[* blue] Below the status header you will see an '''input line''' that reads '''G-Code''' with a button that reads '''Send'''. This input line will allow you to manually enter codes to move your BoXZY. There will be more on this in following steps
[* green] The ''green box'' in the image shows BoXZY's current position in millimeters from the home position
[* icon_note] You will need to "Home" BoXZY each time you re-connect or power down the machine so these numbers are accurate. You should never have an attachment installed when you do this
[* yellow] '''Let's Home the X axis'''. Select the ''home icon with an X'' to moveas indicated by the ''yellow arrow''. The X axis will now move to its home position and push against the minimum limit switch as indicated bytwice to verify it's in the ''yellow arrow''correct position
[* orange] '''Let's Home the Y axis'''. Select the ''home icon with a Y'' to moveY' as indicated by the orange arrow. The Y axis toshould now do its minimum limit switchhoming sequence as indicated by the ''orange arrow''described above
[* violet] '''Let's Home the Z axis'''. Select the ''home icon with a Z'' toas indicated by the ''purple arrow''. The Z platform will now move upwards towards the Z axis toattachment mount and bounce against its minimum limit switch as indicated bytwice.
[* icon_note] Congratulations you've now '''"Homed"''' BoXZY for
the ''purple arrow''first time!
[* yellow] '''Let's Home the X axis'''. Select the ''home icon with an X'' to moveas indicated by the ''yellow arrow''. The X axis will now move to its home position and push against the minimum limit switch as indicated bytwice to verify it's in the ''yellow arrow''correct position
[* orange] '''Let's Home the Y axis'''. Select the ''home icon with a Y'' to moveY' as indicated by the orange arrow. The Y axis toshould now do its minimum limit switchhoming sequence as indicated by the ''orange arrow''described above
[* violet] '''Let's Home the Z axis'''. Select the ''home icon with a Z'' toas indicated by the ''purple arrow''. The Z platform will now move upwards towards the Z axis toattachment mount and bounce against its minimum limit switch as indicated bytwice.
[* icon_note] Congratulations you've now '''"Homed"''' BoXZY for
the ''purple arrow''first time!