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Third party 3D printer not centered in the hotbed


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Posted · Third party 3D printer not centered in the hotbed

Hello all,  

 

First-timer in the realm of 3d printing.  I am using a polaroid PlaySmart printer.  Every time I initiate a print, the extruder moves to the upper right corner of the hotbed to initiate printing.  Cannot seem to figure out how to get the software and printer to work together to avoid this constant issue.  Any help with this is greatly appreciated!!

 

Thanks from a novice 3D printer!

 

Mark

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    Posted · Third party 3D printer not centered in the hotbed

    Go to left side of screen in PREPARE mode.  Click on your printer, then do "manage printers" then "machine settings", Uncheck "origin at center" (it's almost certainly already unchecked).  Then check the dimensions of your bed - for example, if it says your bed is 200mm wide but it is actually 100mm wide then it will be printing on the right half of your print bed.

     

    I'm guessing you have the wrong dimensions.  If this isn't the issue then please show a 5 second video of the problem and also show a screen shot of your part after you slice it in PREVIEW mode showing where the part is on the bed there.

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