Rostock Max v3 RTP User Guide
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- Author: JJ Johnson
- Difficulty: Moderate
Congrats on your new Factory Assembled Rostock Max v3 This guide will help you in getting started with your new machine.
Your machine was fully assembled, calibrated and printed successfully before it left our factory.
Please make sure there are no damages to your new Rostock Max v2. Inspect it carefully for any broken parts. If you find any damages please STOP and contact the company that you purchased it from immediately. Please include your order number when contacting them as it helps to speed up the process.
Your machine was fully assembled, calibrated and printed successfully before it left our factory. We have done some things to make sure the machine does not get damaged while shipping the printer. Please complete the following steps:
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Step 1 — Remove the Shrink Wrap ¶
Carefully remove all shrink wrap from the frame of the printer. Be careful not to cut the machine (or yourself) if you are using a knife.
Step 2 — Inverting the Arms ¶
The arms have been inverted to prevent the hot end nozzle from striking the glass print surface during shipping. To invert the arms from shipping position to printing position
Place your hand on ONE of the carriages and slowly move this carriage upward toward the top of the printer.
Next select one of the two remaining carriages and repeat.
Do the same operation with the final carriage.
Step 3 — Remove the Glass Build Plate ¶
Rotate the [BLUE] bed clamps to remove the glass build plate and accessories from the printer.
Remove the glass plate from the printer.
Step 4 — Remove Accessories from Glass Plate ¶
Carefully remove all shrink wrap from the glass build plate. Be careful not to cut the accessories (or yourself) if you are using a knife.
Replace the glass build plate back on the printer.
Rotate the [BLUE] bed clamps to clamp the glass build plate down.
Step 5 — Identify the Accessories ¶
Attached to the glass plate was a bag of accessroies. They are shown here. Each printer comes with a power cable, USB cable, glue stick (for prepping glass plate) and SD card.
Step 6 — Assemble the Spool Holder ¶
Assemble the spool holder as shown in the attached images.
Step 7 — Installing the Spool Holder ¶
Position the spool holder on the top plate of the machine in the four rectangular cutouts.
Slide the spool holder assembly towards the outer edge of the printer, locking it in place.
Step 8 — Install the Power Cable ¶
Install the power cable on the right side of the machine.
Step 9 — USB Connection (Advanced) ¶
The Rostock Max v3 is equipped with a USB connection and cable. This is intended to be used as a connection for updating firmware and manually control the machine when diagnosing issues is required.
Step 10 — Loading Filament ¶
The spool of filament should be installed on the printer so the filament is coming off of the top side and down to the extruder as shown.
Press the red release trigger and push filament down through the filament path on the side of the EZR Struder until you see it in the clear PTFE tube (connected to the EZR Struder)
Either rotate the blue knob on the EZR Struder or press the red release lever and feed filament to the hot end until you see the filament just above the top (as shown in picture 3)
Step 11 — Software and Setup ¶
Step 12 — Configure and Setup MatterControl ¶
Step 13 — Using MatterControl / First Print ¶
Your printer and software are now setup and ready to print, but before you do you need to get up to speed using MatterControl.
The following document will help you understand MatterControl's features and work flow and ultimately it will walk you through printing your first parts.