• 3D Cube
     

    Goodbye cables, hello Wi-Fi

    The Cube 3D printer has Wi-Fi so loading is a breeze. Send your prints to the Cube from your computer.

     

    Print in ABS and/or PLA

    Now the Cube prints in two materials. Not only in strong recyclable ABS but also compostable PLA. Learn more about recycling Cube materials

    **Check the material type on the bottom side of the Material Cartridge.  Set the machine to the same type of material as on the cartridge.    
     
     
     
    2nd Generation Userguide 
     
     PRINTING YOUR FIRST CREATION
    WARNING: PRINT JET NOZZLE TIP BECOMES EXTREMELY HOT DURING SET-UP AND OPERATION. DO NOT TOUCH NOZZLE.
    Do not change color of material or cartridge during printing; doing so may damage the Cube.
    To get started printing your first creation; the creation files that were downloaded when you activated your account or a .stl file will need to be converted to a .Cube file. This is the machine code file that the Cube printer will read to build your creation.
    WI-FI CONNECTION
    if you wished to connect to WI-FI via Ad hoc or WLAN connection, please refer to Section 14: WI-FI Set-Up and follow the step by step instructions. Then resume these instructions and follow the steps below to connect to your Cube. These steps apply to both Ad Hoc and WLAN connections.
    1. Open Cube Software and click on Configure. Click on your Cube model in the dialog box and click on Connect. Your computer is now connected to your Cube.
    2. Click on Import and select a file from the creation files that you downloaded from Cubify.com or a .stl file. The creation that you selected will appear on Print Pad. The software’s Print Pad is a simulation of your Cube Print Pad.
    3. In the software you can orient, scale, and manipulate your creation to ensure that you obtain the optimum printing results. Refer to Section 13: Cubify Software Overview to understand the different functions your software provides.
    4. To prepare your creation file for printing, click on Build and save your creation as a .cube file.
    PRINTING WITH WI-FI CONNECTION
    1. If have a WI-FI connection, click on Print and select the Cube file saved from your creation file; click on Open to send your file to the Cube.
    2. On the Cube touchscreen, finger tap check box to start the build file or tap the X box to cancel.
    3. The Cube will begin the heating process; this will take a few minutes. During the heating process, the print tip and the Print Pad will reach the temperatures that have been preset by the manufacturer. Once these temperatures are reached, your creation will begin to print.
    NOTE: During printing operation, please do not place a cover over your Cube. The Cube generates heat during printing and if covered, it can cause damage to the Cube.
     
    PRINTING FROM THE USB MEMORY STICK
    1. If you are using your USB Memory Stick to download your Cube file, please install the USB Memory Stick into the USB port on your computer. Open the file folder where your Cube file is located and save it on the USB Memory Stick. Remove memory stick and install it into the Cube’s USB port.
    2. Tap Print on the touchscreen and use left or right arrows until you see your Cube file displayed.
    3. Tap on your .cube file; the print touchscreen will appear showing the total time it will take to print your creation and the time left to complete it during printing. It also shows the maximum height of your creation and the current height while printing.
    4. The Cube will begin the heating process that will take a few minutes. During the heating process, the print tip and the Print Pad will reach the temperatures that have been preset by the manufacturer. Once these temperatures are reached, your creation will begin to print. Once the creation is finished printing, your touch screen will display Print Finished, press the check box to confirm. Wait until the Print Pad is completely cool before removing your print.
    WARNING: PRINT JET NOZZLE TIP BECOMES EXTREMELY HOT DURING SET-UP AND OPERATION. DO NOT TOUCH NOZZLE.
    Do not change color of material or cartridge during printing; doing so may damage the Cube.
    ABORTING YOUR PRINT
    To abort your creation during warm up or printing, finger tap the STOP button on touchscreen. The next screen will read Are you sure you want to abort the print? Finger tap the check box to abort or tap the X box to cancel. Wait until the print tip completely cools before touching.