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[title] SELECTING STL AND CREATING CODEChanging Temperature and Fan Settings
[* black] Insert wisdom hereicon_reminder] Depending on the filament brand you choose, you may need to adjust the Print Temperature and Fan Speed. BoXZY's stock settings work well for Hatchbox 1.75 PLA or ABS filament.
[* icon_note] Changing the temperature or fan speed in the manual control window will only momentarily change the settings during a 3D print. They will revert back because those settings are stored in the Gcode script.
[* icon_reminder] The '''"Slicer",''' in this case Cura or Sli3r, is what produces your Gcode script and commands for a 3D print. Their settings will allow you to fine tune print quality. lots of factors affect your printing results including room temperature, filament brand, speed etc.
[* red] In the '''"Slicer"''' Tab, select the slicer you'd like to adjust. ''Click'' the '''"Configuration"''' button on the right under the large '''"Slice With"''' button (Red arrow first image). For Slic3r a new window will appear after several seconds ''(it's slow)'', with Cura the window will appear on the left side of the interface.
[* green] Select the "Filament" Tab as shown with the green arrow in the second and third image
[* icon_reminder] There you can adjust temperature and Min/Max fan speed. The changes must done prior to slicing your file. There will be multiple profiles, make sure you select the one you wish to modify (orange arrow). Click save when finished and and select that profile for slicing (purple arrows first image)
[* icon_note] You'll notice other drop down bars in the "Slicer" window. You can use those to select options such as supports or a brim. A support is an additional structure that's printed to stabilize overhangs while they're printing. A brim will extend the base of the part to increase its first layer surface area and increase platform adhesion
[* icon_caution] The BoXZY team doesn't recommend changing any other settings until you have a strong understanding of them. Because there is so much freedom, It's easy to create a profile that does not work at all and will behave erratically
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[title] SELECTING STL AND CREATING CODEChanging Temperature and Fan Settings
[* black] Insert wisdom hereicon_reminder] Depending on the filament brand you choose, you may need to adjust the Print Temperature and Fan Speed. BoXZY's stock settings work well for Hatchbox 1.75 PLA or ABS filament.
[* icon_note] Changing the temperature or fan speed in the manual control window will only momentarily change the settings during a 3D print. They will revert back because those settings are stored in the Gcode script.
[* icon_reminder] The '''"Slicer",''' in this case Cura or Sli3r, is what produces your Gcode script and commands for a 3D print. Their settings will allow you to fine tune print quality. lots of factors affect your printing results including room temperature, filament brand, speed etc.
[* red] In the '''"Slicer"''' Tab, select the slicer you'd like to adjust. ''Click'' the '''"Configuration"''' button on the right under the large '''"Slice With"''' button (Red arrow first image). For Slic3r a new window will appear after several seconds ''(it's slow)'', with Cura the window will appear on the left side of the interface.
[* green] Select the "Filament" Tab as shown with the green arrow in the second and third image
[* icon_reminder] There you can adjust temperature and Min/Max fan speed. The changes must done prior to slicing your file. There will be multiple profiles, make sure you select the one you wish to modify (orange arrow). Click save when finished and and select that profile for slicing (purple arrows first image)
[* icon_note] You'll notice other drop down bars in the "Slicer" window. You can use those to select options such as supports or a brim. A support is an additional structure that's printed to stabilize overhangs while they're printing. A brim will extend the base of the part to increase its first layer surface area and increase platform adhesion
[* icon_caution] The BoXZY team doesn't recommend changing any other settings until you have a strong understanding of them. Because there is so much freedom, It's easy to create a profile that does not work at all and will behave erratically
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