Getting started with Cloud3R Touch

Getting started with Cloud3R Touch

                                                                                                         





Step 1: Your Cloud3r device is powered by astroprint, you must first create an account with astroprint by logging on to www.astroprint.com





Click the Start using Astroprint Button

Step 2: You will be presented with three different payment options with astroprint, select the free plan for now. You can always upgrade later.




Click on the let's go button


Step 3: Fill in your details, create an account and sign in to your account





Step 4: Welcome to your Dashboard! The dashboard is a great place to upload your files, monitor your prints and follow your print statistics



Step 5: It's now time to move on to your cloud3r touch screen, plug in the power cable and wait for it to boot up. On boot up, you will be provided with the choice of languages. Choose your preferred language.






Step 6: Select the Begin setup option on the bottom right corner of the screen.




Step 7: Give your cloud3r touch screen an interesting name!



Step 8: Cloud3r provides you a list of available networks that it can detect, select the connect icon of your network and then type in your password.







Step 9: In the printer selection screen, select the skip button on the top left corner



Step 10: Select the sign in astroprint button, fill in our sign in details as done before








Step 11:  Connect your machine to the cloud3r touch using the USB cable provided to you, give it a few seconds to connect.






Step 12: Congrats! You have connected to your machine. Select the wifi option and check your IP address. You can type this IP address in your browser and connect directly over LAN.





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Step 13: Monitor your printer over desktop and download the astroprint print app to have remote monitoring capabilities over your smartphone.



Step 14: To get started with your first print, slice your model in Cura and save the gcode. In your web browser select the file uploader option. Navigate to the folder where you have saved your gcode files. Your gcode will be uploaded and you will have the option to start the print. Click on the start print option and then wait for the magic to happen.




Bonus: Add a USB webcam to the cloud3r touch and have remote video streaming option to monitor your 3d printer.






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