Method Firmware

    In order to have the best experience with your MakerBot Method Performance 3D Printer, it's important that you are using with the most up-to-date version of our firmware.

    Please click on the link below to download the most recent firmware version for your Method:

    Method

    Method Firmware 1.8.1 (June 2020)

    Release notes:

  1. Improved messaging for Error 1048, extruder/slice mismatch
  2. Fixed bug for a connectivity issue with MB Print
  3. Fixed bug for a FRE issue when using the composite extruder and certain material combinations

  4. Method Firmware 1.8.0 (June 2020)

    Release notes:

    • Nylon Carbon Fiber Support
    • Composite Extruder Support
    • New Print Annealing Feature
    • New Printer Cloud Authentication Feature
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements

    Method Firmware 1.7.0 (May 2020)

    Release notes:

    • PC-ABS and PC-ABS FR Support
    • UI Leveling Performance Improvements
    • Cloud Slicing Connectivity Improvements
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method Firmware 1.6.0 (February 2020) 

    Release notes:

    • Nylon Material Support
    • Set Date via User Interface
    • Toggling Improvements
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method Firmware 1.5.0 (December 2019)

    Release notes:

    • Labs Extruder Support
    • Clean Extruders Feature
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method Firmware 1.4.0 (November 2019)

    Release notes:

    • RFID Connectivity Improvements
    • New Spool Drying Feature
    • Support for ASA Material
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method Firmware 1.3.1.331 (September 2019)

    Release notes:

    • Added Internal Storage Feature
    • Language Translation Persists Through Reboot
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method Firmware 1.2.1.294 (July 2019)

    Release notes:

    • User Interface Translations for German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, and Arabic
    • Test Print Support for All Model Materials


    Method Firmware 1.2.0.282 (June 2019)

    Release notes:


    • PETG Support
    • Power Down Bug Fix
    • Material Workflow Handling Improvements
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X

    Method X Firmware 1.8.1

    Release notes:

  5. Improved messaging for Error 1048, extruder/slice mismatch
  6. Fixed bug for a connectivity issue with MB Print
  7. Fixed bug for a FRE issue when using the composite extruder and certain material combinations

  8. Method X Firmware 1.8.0

    Release notes:

    • Nylon Carbon Fiber Support
    • Composite Extruder Support
    • New Print Annealing Feature
    • New Printer Cloud Authentication Feature
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.7.0 (May 2020)

    Release notes:

    • PC-ABS and PC-ABS FR Support
    • UI Leveling Performance Improvements
    • Cloud Slicing Connectivity Improvements
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.6.0 (February 2020)

    Release notes:

    • Nylon Material Support
    • Set Date via User Interface
    • Toggling Improvements
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.5.0 (December 2019)

    Release notes:

    • Labs Extruder Support
    • Clean Extruders Feature
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.4.0.346 (November 2019)

    Release notes:

    • RFID Connectivity Improvements
    • New Spool Drying Feature
    • Support for ASA Material
    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.3.1.331 (September 2019)

    Release notes:

    • General Bug Fixes and Improvements


    Method X Firmware 1.3.0.328 (August 2019)