3D40/FLX Printer Set-Up

  • Get Started
  • Mobile Print Cloud Set-up
  • Wireless Set-up
  • Hardware Walk-through
  • Settings

This video will walk you through the basics on getting your Dremel 3D40 setup and ready to print.  Everything from warming it up to printing.

Topics covered:

1.  Applying build tape to plate

2. Powering on, Initial set-up

3. Setting up Network / Wi-Fi

4. Loading Filament

5. Leveling Printer Bed

7. File Preparation / Slicing - Please note: Print Studio Slicer is no longer supported.  Please use Dremel DigiLab desktop slicer going forward.

8. Sending Print file to print

Connecting Dremel Print Cloud Setup to Mobile Device

Dremel’s cloud-based platform allows you to connect to your 3D40/FLX from any mobile device. In the platform, you can view models and projects in the Dremel 3D library, send, pause and cancel builds, monitor build status, receive push notification updates, and more. Create a user profile on dremeldigilab.com and follow the setup steps below to get started.

1. After launching the Dremel cloud platform in your mobile device browser you will need to Log In with our existing Dremel user information or Social Log In or Sign Up to create a new account.

2. Click on the “Go To Print Cloud” button to launch the new cloud platform.

3. When you enter the cloud platform, click on printers on the top toolbar to register your 3D45. Register your 3D45 by entering the token number where it says “Registration code” and clicking “OK”.

4. Your mobile device is now connected to your 3D40/FLX.

Connecting 3D40/FLX to WI-FI

Connecting your printer to Wi-Fi enables seamless use of the Dremel Print Cloud, automatic firmware updates, and more. Follow these easy steps to get your 3D40 connected.

 

1. Tap on the tools icon of your touch screen to access the tools menu.

2. Tap the network icon.

3. Press the Wi-Fi button.

4. Choose your wireless network using the touch screen. Use the arrows to scroll through the list of available wireless networks. Tap on your network name to accept it.

5. Enter your wireless network password and tap “Accept”.

6. Write down the token displayed at the bottom of the touch screen. This token will be used to link your printer to your Dremel account. To register your printer, click the upper right corner of your browser to create a new account.

Connecting your printer to Wi-fi enables seamless use of the Dremel Print Cloud, automatic firmware updates, and more. Follow these easy steps to get your 3D45 connected.

1. Tap on the tools icon of your touch screen to access the tools menu.

2. Tap the network icon in the upper left corner.

3. Press the wifi button.

4. Choose your wireless network using the touch screen. Use the arrows to scroll through the list of available wireless networks. Tap on your network name to accept it.

5. Enter your wireless network password and tap “Done”.

6. Write down the token displayed at the bottom of the touch screen. This token will be used to link your printer to your Dremel account.

3D40/FLX Hardware Walkthrough

The 3D40 is a complex machine with multiple subsystems. Knowing the different components of your machine can be very effective to understand your printer and explain any issues that you may be having to a customer service representative. The diagrams below should help you get to know your printer, and should be referenced when performing maintenance on your machine.

3D40/FLX Settings

To navigate to the settings screen on your 3D40, follow the screenpath shown below:

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LANGUAGE – Tap to pick alternate menu language.

DISPLAY – Tap to customize cabinet LEDs or main menu hotkeys.

Z-AXIS OFFSET – Used to calibrate build plate height during assembly.

SOUNDS – Tap to turn 3D40 sounds On/Off.

DEMO MODE – Tap to turn retail demo mode On/Off.

FACTORY RESET – Tap to remove all information stored on 3D40 and return it to factory defaults.

GET NEW TOKEN – Tap to release current token and get a new token when connected to Wifi or Ethernet.

CHECK FOR UPDATES – Tap to check for new firmware version when connected to Wifi or Ethernet.