Craftbot 2 / XL - Pr3dator Motherboard Flashing Instructions
Craftbot 2 / XL - Pr3dator Motherboard Flash Firmware
The Following Instructions describe step by step how to Flash the PCraftbot 2/ XL Pr3dator Motherboard .
Flash the firmware should be easy and straightforward, but sometimes you face some problems and we are here to try to help you.
Go to craftware.com/firmware and look for your machine type at the top of the page.
Choose CraftBot (the right one)
Download the latest firmware file available into your computer. There is also a link to download the Software CRAFTPRINT. (Necessary to FLASH the firmware from your computer to the motherboard of your printer).
Download CRAFT PRINT and install it using the default settings.
Open the CRAFT PRINT software and connect the USB cable from your computer and your printer. You should see a pop up message showing the connection port or if there is any error.
Press CTRL + R to detect a printer connected to your computer.
Once the connection is established, click on the … icon and choose if you want to update the firmware from the server or from a file previously downloaded.
Once you choose either way the software will automatically flash the firmware and will ask you to turn OFF your machine and wait for 5 seconds and then turn it ON again to complete the process.
If you don’t get the instructions to turn OFF and ON your printer and the virtual LED shows BUSY (Yellow flashing) then...
you need to reset your LCD by pressing the small switch at the back of the screen from the right side.
Repeat the process and see if this time the process will go through until the end. If not you need to reset the mainboard and try again,
To reset the mainboard you need to turn off your printer, insert a small allen key into the hole near the USB cable and count 10 seconds, keep pushing the switch and turn ON your printer and then release the button
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