Before starting the printing process, you need to apply the printing material.
Sharebot Q has a double spool-carrier system: one is place on the left side of the printer and it’s compatible with the 750g spools; the other one is place placed in the lower part of Sharebot Q, under the printing plate, and it is compatibile also with 2.2kg spools.
Uploading lower spool
Start a change filament process through the Q touch screen display. Insert the filament inside its teflon guide (whome end must be removed from the exstruder by pushing the orange botton)
Per caricare la bobina inferiore è neces which will lead the filament from the placement to the extruder.
We advice to help the filament dragging by pushing the filament until you’ll see the end of it coming off the channel end. Insert the filament inside the extruder and follow the instruction showed on the display. Lock the guide on the extruder.
Uploading upper spool
To upload the upper spool you need to remove the teflon tube from its placement on the extruder and select a “change filament” option from the display menu. Insert the filament inside the pusher (you’ll see it next to the spool) until you’ll see it coming off the guide.
Now keep follow the display instruction, insert the filament inside the extruder and lock the guide.
Starting a printing process
The user could select the file both from the USB key or from the previous loaded internal printer memory.
Printing from USB:
- Insert the key
- Select the Sharebot logo icon from the menu
- Select Sharebot Q icon
- File from USB Key
- Select your file
“File from memory” menu section is dedicated to the files loaded from the web interface (see the section).