Autopilot

Autopilot allows you to have a personal manufacturing facility right on your desk! With Autopilot you can automate printing your designs over and over, creating as many copies as you need to finish a project, sell online or share with your friends.

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Product Details

Autopilot is the easiest and most complete way to automate your own mini-manufacturing system. 3D printers are being used more and more for short-run manufacturing and with Autopilot, your desktop machine can now be used as part of an automated production system. This tool allows you to fine-tune a bed clearing procedure that is carried out after each print is finished as well as how many times to print a specific object.

Note: If you have a subscription to MatterControl Pro Autopilot is already included.

How to Enable Autopilot

  • Install MatterControl
  • Login to the account used to make the purchase
    • You may need to logout and back in if Autopilot is not unlocked
  • You can then find the tool via 'Open' > 'Library' > 'Pro-Tools' > 'Auto Pilot'

User Notes

Here are a few tips to ensure success with this tool:

  • Strike the part using the X-axis smooth rod 
  • Install a clearing ramp sandwiched between the bed and build surface
  • For low profile parts download the X-carriage Bed Removal Plate
    • Replace the lower X-carriage bearing cover behind the hotend and install the new plate
    • Use a clearing path that goes front to back 
    • Install the clearing ramp on the back of the printer

Minimum System Requirements

Devices that run on Windows 7 and Windows 10 must meet the following minimum system requirements:
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
  • RAM: 2 GB for 64-bit
  • Hard Disk Space: 6GB
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
  • Display: 800 x 600

MatterControl Tutorials

Create more with MatterControl - MatterHackers own 3D design, prep and slice program for all your 3D printing needs. Whether you're a new MatterControl user, or looking for more in-depth knowledge on how to use MatterControl, these tutorials will get you on the right path.

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