To help you get started, we can provide you with a free 3D slicing tool that will turn your 3D-models into 3D-Printer G-code. If you have any questions about your 3D-Printer, take a look here or feel free to contact our customer support.
Cura is an open source slicer software which converts 3D-models into G-code readable by your 3D-Printer.
1. Download and install the Cura software(Mac, Windows en Linux).
2. Add a new 3D-Printer under the tab "machine" -> "add new machine" and enter the 3d-print dimensions of your 3D-printer.
3. Download the .ini file that matches your 3D-Printer. Here you can find a list of all Builder 3D-Printers with their corresponding .ini files. Click on your 3D-Printer to download its .ini file.
Big Builder Dual-Feed extruder
Big Builder Mono-Feed extruder
Builder Dual-Feed extruder
Builder Mono-Feed extruder
4. Upload the .ini file in Cura with the option ‘’File’’ -> ‘’Open Profile’’.
5. Enter the amount of extruders under ‘’Machine’’ -> ‘’Machine settings’’. (Dual-Feed = 2 extruders).
6. Reopen the ‘’Machine settings’’ menu and change both ‘’Offset X’’ and ‘’Offset Y’’ to 0.
7. Open the Cura manual for more information.
Windows PC operating software
If you want to operate the 3D-Printer through the USB-protocol instead of the supplied SD-card, a separate software program is necessary for Windows to properly recognize the 3D-Printer. Download the software here de besturingssoftware and download the manual here.