CHAPTER 5

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Calibrating the Printer

Now that you have taken a look at the delta printer’s hardware, including all the parts, the software to drive the printer, and tips for how to build your own delta printer, it is now time to dive into the one area that is often overlooked—calibration. Failing to properly calibrate your delta printer can make your 3D experience a misery.

Sadly, many enthusiasts jump directly from a fresh build to trying to print a complex object. If your printer is a professional- or consumer-grade ready-built printer, you might be able to get away with this. Once. However, even these printers will need some minor adjustments ...

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