Question

How to use Makerbot for 3D printing?


Answer

Makerbot  is an application that D&T students need in order to 3D Print. This FAQ explains how to use it.

If you already have the app, skip to Step 3.

Note: You NEED Teacher Permission to use the 3D Printer.
 

  1. Search for the Makerbot Print  in the top left corner of Self Service .

     
  2. Find the Makerbot Print  app and Install it.

     
  3. Once you have the app installed, open it and Log In.

     
  4. Go down to the + in the bottom right corner, that will open up a menu, shown below. Enter the IP Address of the printer (10.82.40.147).

     
  5. If successful, the window below will appear. Lastly, confirm on the 3D printer that you are connected by Pressing the Dial.