Calibrate Stepper Motor Encoders


Goals:

 

 

Running the Motor Encoder Calibration Utility:

To calibrate your encoders with the utility:

  1. Press the menu button in the upper right corner of your printer's LCD touch screen.



  2. Select the "Utilities" tile from the available options.



  3. Select the "Maintenance" tile from the available options.



  4. Select the "Calibrate Stepper Encoders"tile.



  5. Press "Unload Plastic" on your printer's touch screen.



  6. Push in the black Push-To-Connect fitting to release the plastic plastic filament feed tube.
  7. Pull the plastic tube from the Push-To-Connect fitting to expose the plastic filament.
  8. Using a pair of cutters, cut the plastic material at a 45 degree angle.
  9. Wait for the print head to heat up then press "Next" on the touch screen.



  10. Take hold of the cut plastic material and help direct it free from the plastic extruder.  When it stops coming out, press “Stop” on the printer touch screen.



  11. Manually move the print head to the center of the printable area and press "Next" on the printer's touch screen.

  12. Allow the stepper motors to calibrate and then press "Done" on the printer's touch screen.



  13. Press "Done" to exit the utility or press "Retry" to re-calibrate the encoders.



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