Automatic calibration process - Single Plastic Extruder 1.75


Note: Before performing the automatic calibration make sure the worktable is clean and prepared

Note: During the automatic calibration process the printer is heating up!


  • Take the calibration cable. Cable is included in the box. Connect the wider connector to the 'RIGHT' frame socket,

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  • Connect the second connector of the calibration cable to the X-carriage 'B' socket,

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  • Enter the 'Maintenance' menu,

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  • Go to 'Calibrate' section,

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  • Choose 'Auto 3-point' option,

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  • Wait for the machine to heat up and finish the probing,

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  • To ensure the best calibration result, print the calibration pattern by pressing the 'START' button,

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Note: by pressing the 'SKIP' button the user is approving the automatic calibration without visual validation. After that the calibration process ends.

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  • Set the printing temperature by pressing the mceclip1.png icon, (PLA material - Nozzle 200°C, bed 60°C),

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Note: It is better to perform the automatic calibration process with the PLA material but it is not necessary.


  • Depending on the material input the correct temperature value on the numerical keyboard and press 'OK',

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  • Wait for extruder to heat up and press 'NEXT',

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  • Use the arrow buttons on the screen to feed the material to the extruder until it start to pour out from the nozzle. (it might take a couple times), after that press the 'NEXT' button,

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  • Wait for the machine to finish printing five calibration lines,

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Note: Each one of those lines is printed on a slightly different height (+/- 0.05mm) with the middle line being the result of the automatic calibration process.


  • Look at the printed lines and select the best one by pressing their corresponding numbers visible on the screen and 'APPLY' your choice,

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  • Calibration Completed,

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  • Detach the calibration cable.

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  • Clean the worktable. Your machine is ready for your first print!

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Automatic calibration failure

If none of the lines is printed correctly, please follow these steps.

  • Choose the 'NONE' option,

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  • and 'APPLY' your choice.

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  • A prompt on the screen will ask you to choose which line is the most acceptable. Pick one and press 'NEXT',

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  • The machine will prepare another 5 lines, depending on the choice - lower (1) or higher (5),

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  • Select the best one by pressing their corresponding numbers visible on the screen and 'APPLY' your choice,

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  • Calibration completed. Detach B cable,

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  • If after the second round of calibration the user still choose that none of the lines are accurate, the machine will show a warning screen and advise to repeat the automatic calibration process or performe the manual calibration,

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Note: If encountering any complications during the calibration process, please contact ZMorph Customer Support.


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