Depending on your chosen filament brand, 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. Note: image 1 doesn't show the BoXZY profiles selected. You need to select them as mentioned in previous steps.
Changing the temperature or fan speed in the Manual Control tab will only momentarily change the settings during a 3D print. They will quickly revert back to default mid-print because those settings are stored in the G-code script. Keep reading to learn how to change them for the entire print.
The Slicer, in this case Cura or Slic3r, produces G-code script/commands for a 3D print. You fine-tune print quality with their settings. Many factors can affect results including room temperature, filament brand, speed, etc. You'll constantly learn about and adjust slicer settings. Check the bottom of the page for resources to help you.
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 (shown by a red arrow in the first image). For Slic3r, a new window will appear after several seconds (it's very slow). With Cura, the window will appear on the left side of the interface.
Select the Filament tab as shown with the green arrows in the second and third images.
This is where you adjust temperature and min/max fan speed. Changes must be made before you slice your file. There will be multiple profiles, so make sure to select the one you wish to modify (shown by orange arrows in images 2 and 3). Click save when done and select that profile for slicing as shown by the pink arrows in image 1.
You'll notice other dropdown bars in the Slicer window. You can use those to select options such as printing supports or a brim. A support is an additional printed structure that stabilizes 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.
Save your original profile and keep it available so you can revert back to it, if needed. When modifying your own profile, if you increase resolution from the stock resolution setting, reduce print and movement speeds proportionately or you increase the chance of missing steps or skips.
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