Control Panel/Home Screen

    Control Panel

    The control panel on your MakerBot Replicator Z18 allows you to interact with your MakerBot 3D printer. You can use it to initiate prints, edit settings, and access information.

    Use the control panel to:

    • Print objects from a USB flash drive or the internal storage of your MakerBot Replicator Z18.
    • Start prints initiated via MakerBot Desktop.
    • Change printer settings
    • View print history and statistics 

    Home Screen

    1. Print: Initiate a print stored on a USB drive or internal storage, or synced from your MakerBot Cloud Library.

    2. Filament: Load filament into or unload filament from the Smart Extruder+/Smart Extruder.

    3. Preheat: Preheat the Smart Extruder+/Smart Extruder.

    4. Settings: Edit printer settings and access tools and diagnostics.

    5. Extruder: View extruder information or attach an extruder.

    6.  Info: View your 3D printer’s history and statistics.

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