Add touch control to your printer for cheap!

Do you struggle to control your printer with this small knob and low resolution LCD screen ? Or maybe you are tired with this blocky user interface that it offers? I will tell you a secret – start using a 3d printer touch control so you can control your printer with your old smartphone with […]

Smartphone controlling Prusa i3

What are G- codes and how 3D printers use it

What are G-Codes and how 3D printers use it 3D printers fall under the category of computerized numerical control (CNC) machine. These are the computer aided manufacturing machines in which different tools are used to perform different operations and are controlled by a specific numerical controlled programming language called G-codes. As 3D printing is an […]

What are G-codes

How to Print in Multiple Materials with a Single Extruder

How to Print in Multiple Materials with a Single Extruder The one disadvantage of a single nozzle machine is that you can only print in a single colour or material, or can you? Well there is a more manual way in where you can print in 2 colours or even materials with a single nozzle […]

Craftware Slicer Overview & Showdown

So there are many slicers on the web these days : Cura, Slic3r, KISSlicer and the ‘new’ kid on the block : CraftWare. CraftWare is a free slicer made by CraftUnique primarily for their Craftbot Plus printer range however (just like the others ) it works with just about any printer that accepts G-Code. So […]

G-Codes – Wiki

About G-Code At the basic level, G-Code is the language by which people tell computerized CNC /3D Printer machines how to make something. G-Code is the instruction code that tells a 3D printer what to do. For example, the G-Code G0 X10 tells the machine to move the current tool to X position 10. Marlin’s […]

G-Code dynamics

3D Printer AUTO-CLEANING! | A must have!

In this tutorial you will learn the basics about scripting in G-CODE to make your 3D Printer AUTO CLEANING procedure , and also Moving bed forward after print scripts. Before we begin, what you will need: Basic knowledge of g-codes (if you don’t, check my another tutorial about g-codes CLICK HERE ) A fully operating […]

3D Printer G-CODES – The newbie guide!

What are the 3D Printer G CODES and why they are important ? Check this guide to learn the most useful commands, and also how to use it! Please, keep in mind that this tutorial designed for Marlin / Repetier firmwares, it is not guaranteed to work with another firmware, What is a 3D Printer […]

Marlin a beginners guide

So many times it seems the simplest thing is the most complex and annoying, like a dirt road that you just can’t get to the end of but there is hope a light at the end of the tunnel. Marlin is one of the many flavors of code that is used to run a 3d […]