Build plate leveling
While using your Sidewinder X1 (SW-X1) it is necessary to periodically calibrate the build plate for good adhesion of the print to the build plate. If the distance between the nozzle and build plate is too wide, your print won't adhere properly to ...
How to replace the fuse?
Every machine comes with a spare fuse inside the fuse tray. Please follow these steps to replace the fuse if needed. Step 1: Unplug the AC power cord. Step 2: Pry open the fuse compartment. Step 3: Take out the spare fuse, and replace the blown fuse ...
General material information What materials can be used with the Sidewinder X1 (SW-X1)? The SW-X1 supports the use of PLA, ABS, PETG, TPU, TPE, and some high temperature filaments may need to change to all metal throat. What diameter filament should ...
Starting a print
Printing with USB When doing a print through connecting to a computer can be interrupted by computer failure or sleep mode, we strongly suggest to print via a USB stick. Plug a USB stick to your computer. Slice your 3D model in Repetier-Host, Cura, ...
My X axis is not moving
When your X axis is not moving, it's usually because the Flexible Flat Cable (FFC or ribbon cable) are not inserted correctly, especially for the 30-pin one connecting the breakout board to the base. When checking for problem, don't just pull it out ...