Connecting to your MakerBot Replicator via USB

    How to Connect via USB

    1. Locate the USB cable that came with your MakerBot Replicator.
    2. Ensure your MakerBot Replicator is on.
    3. Insert the USB-B end of the cable into the port on the side of your MakerBot Replicator and insert the USB-A end of the cable into one of the USB ports on your computer. We do not recommend connecting with USB hubs or extension cords.
    4. Open MakerBot Print. The software will automatically detect your 3D printer**.
    5. When your MakerBot Replicator is connected to MakerBot Print, the name of your MakerBot Replicator will appear under the Printer Panel. You will also see a USB icon to the far right of your printer's name.

    **Please note: If your printer's firmware is below 2.0, you will need to download MakerBot Desktop to update the printer's firmware to gain full connectivity. Updating the printer's firmware to 2.0+ will allow for proper connectivity to MakerBot Print.

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