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[title] Setting Up BoXZY to Test the Laser: Part 1
[* black] First, remove any Attachment Head from the Attachment Mount.
[* black] VerifyMake sure that your Leveling Platform is leveled and sitting on youratop the Milling Platform. If you have nothaven't leveled your Leveling Platform by followingit yet, follow [guide|115|steps 2 and 3|stepid=538] in our 3D Printing Guide go to [guide|115|this link|stepid=538] and read steps 2 and 3 to adjust your Leveling PlatformGuide.
[* yellow] In the Manual Control Tab, sendhome your X, Y and Z axes to their homeaxes. You can do this by clicking the lower left '''home''' button (circled in yellow in image 1) or by typing '''G28''' into your G-code input line (shown with a yellow arrowindicators in the first image) and clicking '''Send.'''
[* red] Insert yourthe '''Laser Head''' into your Attachment Mount so that the Attachment Mount. The Head's metal ring sitsshould sit flush onwith the top of the Attachment Mount (asMount, as shown by the red arrow in image 2)2. Lock your Attachment Mountthe Head in and connect the quick-change cable to your Laser Head. You should see "BoXZY Laser Head detected" in the log displaydisplay in the interface, as shown in the red box in image 1.
[* black] Take a piece of cardboard that's about the size of your Leveling Platform and measure its thickness with a metric ruler or caliper. You want theyour measurement to be in millimeters. Now, center the piece of cardboard on the platform, as shown in image 3.
[* black] VerifyMake sure that your Leveling Platform is leveled and sitting on youratop the Milling Platform. If you have nothaven't leveled your Leveling Platform by followingit yet, follow [guide|115|steps 2 and 3|stepid=538] in our 3D Printing Guide go to [guide|115|this link|stepid=538] and read steps 2 and 3 to adjust your Leveling PlatformGuide.
[* yellow] In the Manual Control Tab, sendhome your X, Y and Z axes to their homeaxes. You can do this by clicking the lower left '''home''' button (circled in yellow in image 1) or by typing '''G28''' into your G-code input line (shown with a yellow arrowindicators in the first image) and clicking '''Send.'''
[* red] Insert yourthe '''Laser Head''' into your Attachment Mount so that the Attachment Mount. The Head's metal ring sitsshould sit flush onwith the top of the Attachment Mount (asMount, as shown by the red arrow in image 2)2. Lock your Attachment Mountthe Head in and connect the quick-change cable to your Laser Head. You should see "BoXZY Laser Head detected" in the log displaydisplay in the interface, as shown in the red box in image 1.
[* black] Take a piece of cardboard that's about the size of your Leveling Platform and measure its thickness with a metric ruler or caliper. You want theyour measurement to be in millimeters. Now, center the piece of cardboard on the platform, as shown in image 3.
[* black] Add your material thickness measurement to 50.7mm. This is the Laser Head's focal distance.
[* black] In your G-code input line, type '''G1 Z#''' and then click '''Send''', where # is the value in millimeters that you just calculated by adding your material thickness to the focal distance. You will not have to manually calculate and set this value in the future.