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TODO: complete instructions on use
 
TODO: complete instructions on use
 
* Log in with your credentials to the attached members-only terminal
 
* Log in with your credentials to the attached members-only terminal
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* Check that the bed is all the way up on the sprung screws on all 4 corners before starting a print, or it will not be level. It has a tendency, if compressed when removing a part for example, to stick down on some of the corners.
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* The only tweaks you should need to make for your prints are layer thickness and infill style/density related.
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*  Please do not change the bed level or limit switches.
 
* Turn off machine when done
 
* Turn off machine when done
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= Basic Operational Knowledge =
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* How to home it.
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* How to load and unload filament (optional, but you'll be stuck with the loaded plastic type and color)
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* How to slice and send a job to it.
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* How to abort a failed job.
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* How to properly remove a print once it has completed.
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= Advanced Operational Knowledge =
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There are some more advanced tasks that not everyone needs to know to
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print, but needs to know to troubleshoot:
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* How to level a bed
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* How to replace the covering on a bed
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* How to tighten belts, fix misaligned axises, replace worn out parts, etc.
  
 
== Specifications and Detailed Instructions ==
 
== Specifications and Detailed Instructions ==
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* [http://download.lulzbot.com/AO-100 LulzBot AO-100 Downloads]
 
* [http://download.lulzbot.com/AO-100 LulzBot AO-100 Downloads]
 
* [http://hackaday.com/2013/02/09/adventures-in-3d-printing-our-first-week-with-the-lulzbot-ao-100 Hack-A-Day Review]
 
* [http://hackaday.com/2013/02/09/adventures-in-3d-printing-our-first-week-with-the-lulzbot-ao-100 Hack-A-Day Review]
 
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* [http://download.lulzbot.com/AO-100/documentation/2012Q3/AO-100-User_Manual.pdf Direct link to manual PDF]
 
= Warnings =
 
= Warnings =
 
TODO: specify warnings
 
TODO: specify warnings

Revision as of 18:37, 19 June 2013

Contents

Zone

01: 3D Printing

Owner(s)

  • Freeside

Permissions

For general use by members. Treat equipment as if it were your own and put away as or better than you found it.

Restrictions

TODO: specify all the restrictions

  • Use only with members-only terminal connected to AO-100

About

Freeside was one of only 8 hackerspaces in the world to win this printer as part of the LulzBot hackerspace printer giveaway!

Basic Instructions

TODO: complete instructions on use

  • Log in with your credentials to the attached members-only terminal
  • Check that the bed is all the way up on the sprung screws on all 4 corners before starting a print, or it will not be level. It has a tendency, if compressed when removing a part for example, to stick down on some of the corners.
  • The only tweaks you should need to make for your prints are layer thickness and infill style/density related.
  • Please do not change the bed level or limit switches.
  • Turn off machine when done

Basic Operational Knowledge

  • How to home it.
  • How to load and unload filament (optional, but you'll be stuck with the loaded plastic type and color)
  • How to slice and send a job to it.
  • How to abort a failed job.
  • How to properly remove a print once it has completed.

Advanced Operational Knowledge

There are some more advanced tasks that not everyone needs to know to print, but needs to know to troubleshoot:

  • How to level a bed
  • How to replace the covering on a bed
  • How to tighten belts, fix misaligned axises, replace worn out parts, etc.

Specifications and Detailed Instructions

TODO: complete specifications, links to documentation, etc.

Warnings

TODO: specify warnings

Safety

TODO: specify safety requirements

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