Join Kacie Hultgren for an in-depth discussion in this video Printing via external media, part of Getting Started with MakerBot 3D Printers.
…Now it's time to print.…Depending on which printer you have, there are…different ways that you can print your 3D design.…In this video, I'll cover printing via external media,…either through a USB drive, or an SD card.…Just a heads up to Replicator 2 and 2X owners.…Printing via an SD card, is the recommended method of…printing, so this procedure, should be your default way to print.…If you have a 5th Generation printer, you…should have a wider variety of connectivity options.…So let's get started.…First, lets click on Settings.…
This dialog box shows us some of the settings…that are going to be used to print our object.…This is the default option, for the Replicator 5th Gen, it has the…standard profile chosen, and we have Rafts turned on, but Supports turned of.…And that's going to be a really good choice for our print.…So, we are going to use this.…Note that we're going to come back to these print settings…later and take a closer look later on in the course.…I'm I click Save Settings.…Now we're going to click Print.…
Want more? Check out Up and Running with 3D Printing for information on creating your own 3D designs to print and other 3D printing technology on the market.
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Introducing 3D Printing with MakerBot
2. Getting Set Up with the Replicator 2 and 2X
3. Getting Set Up with the Replicator 5th Generation
4. Preparing a 3D Model
5. Slicing in Depth
6. Troubleshooting Problems
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