Installing the Smalls Z Upgrade

To install the Smalls Z Upgrade, you will repurpose some of your existing parts.  See the videos below on disassembly and installation.  Click here to view the full Bill of Materials.

 

Keep the following parts:

  • Y Motor Assembly
    • including Z nut, idler bearings, GT2 pulley, and end stop
  • Y Arm
    • including 8mm rods and bearings
  • Z Block
  • X Motor

 

Disassembly

 

 

NEXT STEPS:

Power ON, connect and adjust your machine settings in Cura.

  • Maximum height (mm) - 250

Click "Ok" to save.

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Send the following commands through your Pronterface UI.

  • M211 Z250
  • M500
  • M501

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Next, send the following commands through your Pronterface UI.

  • M92 Z400
  • M500
  • M501 

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Nice work!  If you would like to add a spool rack to your recently upgraded bot, click here to download a printable add on.

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    John Edwards

    Pretty slick, Dave - Thanks !!

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