Sailfish Reference Manual

Laurel Newman

February 6, 2017

Copyright  2016, 2017 Laurel Newman.
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/.
MakerBot and The Replicator are trademarks of MakerBot Industries, LLC.
Simplify3D is a trademark of Simplify3D LLC.
Kapton is a trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

Contents
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction
2 Basic Usage
 2.1 Leveling the Build Plate
 2.2 Loading Filament
 2.3 Starting a Print
 2.4 Tips
 2.5 Next Steps
3 Front Panel Operation
 3.1 Splash Screen
 3.2 Main Menu
 3.3 Print from SD Menu
 3.4 Starting a Print: the Print Monitor & Menu
 3.5 Completing a Print
 3.6 Preheat Menu
 3.7 Utilities Menu
4 Firmware Parameters
 4.1 Home Offsets
 4.2 Toolhead Offsets
 4.3 Acceleration
 4.4 Auto-leveling
 4.5 Firmware Retraction (Deprime)
 4.6 Slowdown
 4.7 Lighting (RGB LED)
5 Printer Calibration
 5.1 Slicer Calibration
 5.2 Dual Extruder Calibration
 5.3 JKN Advance K
 5.4 JKN Advance K2
6 Installing Sailfish
 6.1 Hardware Requirements
 6.2 Software Requirements
 6.3 Installing
 6.4 Configuring
 6.5 MakerBot MakerWare & Desktop and onboard parameters
 6.6 Removing Sailfish
7 Updating Sailfish
 7.1 Step 1: Obtaining the latest firmware
 7.2 Step 2: Before applying an update
 7.3 Step 3: Update
 7.4 Step 4: Enjoy!
8 Troubleshooting
 8.1 Common Issues
 8.2 SD Card Difficulties
 8.3 Dualstrusion
 8.4 Thing-o-Matics and Cupcakes
9 Little Details
 9.1 Z Home Offset
 9.2 Toolhead Offsets
 9.3 S3G and X3G
 9.4 Why the First Move Might Not Be Accelerated
 9.5 Firmware Auto-Leveling
 9.6 Commissioning Your Own Printer
 9.7 Special Gcode Commands
Glossary
Index

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