Category Archives: 3D Printer Calibration

3D Printer Filament & Slicer Profile Handling and Tracking

After owning and using a 3d printer for more than a couple of years, you now might have a collection of filament of different types, colours and suppliers. You will have notice that, even if you only use one type of filament,such PLA, the same g-code file does not always transfer reliably to another similar reel of filament. So, after calibrating a new reel of filament, how do you keep track of filament with associated g-code?

Marlin Firmware Home Offset Guide Using G-code M206

Using the Marlin Firmware, this is a guide to setting first layer height using home offset (G-code M206) feature, a method of using home offset to set the gap between the 3d printer hot end nozzle and the build platform.