Heating The Bed & Nozzle

Heating Modes

Active

An "Active" heater means:

  1. The tool associated with the heater is selected and is tool used to print. All other tools will display a "standby" message below their heater (even if its the same heater).

  2. The heater can start heating, to given active temperatures.

Standby

A "Standby" heater means:

  1. The tool associated with the heater is not selected.

  2. The heater can start heating to given standby temperatures.

Off

An "Off" heater means:

  1. The tool associated with the heater is not selected.

  2. The heater cannot start heating.

Fault

A "Fault" heater means:

  1. The tool associated with the heater is not selected.

  2. The heater cannot start heating.

  3. The heater will not change to a different state, unless the fault is addressed.

  4. See Heater Troubleshooting page for help.

Heating: The Bed

Using The Web Interface

Look the "Bed" row.

The bed only has two states: Active or Off.

Enter desired temperature.

Hit "Enter" key.

Using G-Code

There are two ways to heat the bed: Fast or Slow

  1. Definition of Slow: Set the bed temperature. All future G-code commands will not be executed immediately. It will wait until the bed reaches temperature.

  2. Definition of Fast: Set the bed temperature. All future G-code commands will be executed immediately.

Navigate to the "G-Code Console" Tab

Input Code (Slow):

M190 S75; This sets the bed temperature to 75 C

Input Code (Fast):

M140 S75; This sets the bed temperature to 75 C

Heating: The Nozzle

Using The Web Interface

Look for the desired tool.

Choose a mode: Active or Standby

Enter a number.

Hit "Enter" key.

Using G-Code

There are two ways to heat the extruder: Fast or Slow

  1. Definition of Slow: Set the extruder temperature. All future G-code commands will not be executed immediately. It will wait until the bed reaches temperature.

  2. Definition of Fast: Set the extruder temperature. All future G-code commands will be executed immediately.

Navigate to the "G-Code Console" Tab

Input Code (Slow):

M109 S75 T1; This sets the extruder temperature to 75 C. Applies to tool 1.

Input Code (Fast):

G10 T1 R75 S50; This sets the active temperature to 75 C and the standby temperature to 50. Applies to tool 1.