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  • Loading filament

    Loading filament into the R1+ Before you begin a print you need to load filament. Follow these steps to properly load your printer with filament. Take the spool holder that came with your printer a...

  • Filament Latch Adjustment

    Keeping the tensioner screws on the filament latch adjusted is important to prevent extruder clogs and filament breakage. The steps below will walk you through how to adjust your tensioner screws a...

  • Cleaning the hobbed bolt (filament feeder gear)

    Cleaning the hobbed bolt on the R1+ Steps to clean your filament feeder gear are outlined below. First, turn off your machine. Then unscrew the tension screws on the filament thumb latch so it can ...

  • Initial printer setup

    Initial printer setup for R1+ Inside the toolbox, there are four small rubber feet. These attach to each bottom corner of your printer to make sure it doesn’t slide around or scratch your desk when...

  • Clogged Hotend R1+ Plus

    Unfortunately, clogs can happen. Here are some ways to get you back up in running in minutes. First, heat up the extruder to at least 240C and pull out what's already in the hot end if possible.  ...

  • R1+ Plus Quick Release

    To take the hotend out of the R1+ to service it in case of a clog or maintanence, it is very easy.Your extruder for your R1+ is easily removed with the quick release feature.Please see these photos...

  • Lubricating the axes

    Lubricating the axes on the R1+ Make sure you periodically lubricate all the rods including the two Z-axis lead screws. This will ensure that your printer can move seamlessly. To do so, apply a sma...

  • Updating firmware with Arduino

    Updating the R1+ firmware with Arduino Updating and customizing firmware on your printer is fairly easy with the Arduino software.Beginner/intermediate Windows or Mac experience may be necessary  I...

  • Lubricating the axes

    Lubricating the axes There are two types of linear rods, and two types of bearings in Robo R2 - the extruder head and Z-axis both contain ball bearings, while the X and Y brackets contain bushings....

  • Error - Filament runout

    Filament Runout Sensor Error If you see an error while printing that Make sure you are not bypassing the filament block In order for the filament sensor to work correctly, the filament needs to ...