Windows 10 users: Make sure to disable automatic indexing of removable drivers before continuing as it prevents the USB stick from working properly on the Portrait 3D Printer. How to disable it can be found here.
- Create or download a model to print.
- Open the KODAK 3D Desktop Slicer software.
- Now pick a printing profile by clicking on Settings, and then select a profile under Profile.
- It is important that the materials in the profile match what you've loaded into the printer
- For single extrusion prints, choose profiles with ext1 or ext2 in its name.
- For dual extrusion prints, choose profiles with both ext1 or ext2 in its name.
- Load the model(s) in the slicer by clicking the Open file button on the left.
- Once you've loaded the model(s), you can assign each model to an extruder by clicking on the model followed by desired extruders if you wish to print using dual nozzles. All loaded models will be assigned to extruder 1 by default.
- Once you're done with the settings, click Prepare. Once it's done you will see how long the print will take.
- Saving options:
- Save to removable device (if USB pen drive is connected)
- Save to file.
- Upload to KODAK 3D printing Cloud.
- Select Save to Removable Drive to save the gcode onto a USB flash drive.
- Plug the USB flash drive into the Portrait.
- On screen, press Print » Print form local file » USB Pendrive.
- Wait for the files to load on the screen and select the model from the list.
- Now press Print to start printing.
NOTE: If an "on_boot" file is displayed on the screen the USB stick may not be connected properly or it may be damaged. Be sure to unplug and plug again and wait for 5 seconds for the machine to load the files.