MakerBot Replicator Z18 Wireless Setup Guide

MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer
With a massive build volume and the best price-to-performance ratio in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category, the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer solution is ideal for hands-on and technically adept users.
The MakerBot Replicator Z18 seamlessly integrates with the growing MakerBot 3D Ecosystem of hardware, software, materials, and accessories. It’s powered by the user-friendly, app- and cloud-enabled MakerBot OS, enabling you to remotely monitor your important 3D printing projects. Each printer is backed by a standard six-month warranty and includes a one-year MakerBot MakerCare Protection Plan that can be renewed for up to two additional years.
MakerBot Replicator Z18 Wireless Setup

MakerBot Desktop and Mobile
MakerBot Desktop is free, full-featured 3D printing software.Find, buy, and prepare your files from one central location. Store, organize, and access 3D design files in your personal cloud-enabled library. MakerBot Mobile allows you to remotely connect to, monitor, and control your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer. Available for your iPhone or iPad.

MakerBot Replicator Z18 Wireless Setup

MakerBot Replicator Z18 Wireless Setup can only be done through the USB connection. To enable and set up the Wi-Fi connection for your MakerBot Replicator Z18, follow these steps:
  1. Make sure your computer is connected to your Wi-Fi network and your MakerBot Replicator is on.
  2. Locate the USB cable that came with your MakerBot Replicator Z18. Insert the USB-B end of the cable into the port on the side of your Replicator and insert the USB-A end of the cable into one of the USB ports on your computer.
  3. MakerBot Desktop will automatically detect your Replicator. (If you are having issues connecting via USB, click here.)
  4. Go to the Devices menu in MakerBot Desktop and open the Device Preferences dialog.
  5. Select the Network tab.
  6. Make sure the Enable Wi-Fi box is checked. Select your Wi-Fi network from the dropdown menu, enter your password and click Connect. Your MakerBot Replicator Z18 will connect to your Wi-Fi network. If you enter an incorrect password, there will be no notification; the prompt for the password will remain.
  7. Go to the Devices menu again and select Connect to a New Device. Select your Replicator Z18 from the list of available devices.

MakerBot Replicator Z18 Connecting Via Ethernet

Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet port at the back of your MakerBot Replicator Z18. Connect the other end to a wall jack or router used by your local area network.
  1. Locate an Ethernet cable (not included).
  2. Connect one end of the cable to the Ethernet port at the back of your MakerBot. Connect the other end to a wall jack or router used by your local area network. MakerBot
Desktop will automatically detect during software setup.

MakerBot Replicator Z18 connect via USB cable:

  1. Locate the included USB cable.
  2. Insert the USB-B end of the cable into the port on the back of your MakerBot Replicator Z18 and insert the USB-A end of the cable into a USB port on your computer. MakerBot
Make sure your computer is connected to the same local area network. MakerBot Desktop will automatically detect your Replicator. When your Replicator Z18 is connected to MakerBot Desktop, the name of your MakerBot Replicator Z18 will appear with a dot next to it in the Devices menu. You will also see a LAN icon in the bottom left corner of the MakerBot Desktop window.

The following video shows how to connect your via Ethernet. A MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation) is used in the video, but the process is similar:
    If you were previously connected via Ethernet, your connection will default to that even if your MakerBot Replicator Z18 is on your Wi-Fi network. Physically remove the Ethernet cable to disable the Ethernet connection.

    Once your MakerBot 3D printer is connected, you can use remote monitoring to access your 3D printer over any network. To disable Wi-Fi, connect MakerBot Desktop to your MakerBot 3D printer via USB cable. Then de-select the Enable Wi-Fi checkbox in the Device Preferences dialog. the MakerBot Replicator Z18 go print, before you print, setup filament the Replicator Z18. Install Smart Extruder, Calibration MakerBot

    0 comments:

    Post a Comment