This solution article will explain how to set-up the printer as a 'Custom FFF printer' in Cura. Cura is a free slicer that can be used on your computer. This tutorial is compatible with Cura 4.5 and possible newer. 


Step 1: Download Cura Download link

Step 2: Add a printer and choose "Custom" and then "Custom FFF printer"

Step 3: Depending on Creatr HS or Creatr HS XL please fill in the parameters listed below.





Leapfrog Creatr HS


Printer

X (Width): 270mm

Y (Depth): 280mm

Z (Height): 180mm

Build plate shape: Rectangular

Origin at center: Disabled

Heated bed: Enabled

Heated build volume: Disabled

G-code flavor: Marlin


Printhead Settings

X min: -40mm

Y min: -50mm

X max: 40mm

Y max: 100mm

Gantry Height: 2mm

Number of Extruders: 1 of 2
Shared Heater: Disabled


Start G-code

M107 ; start with the fan off

G28 X0 Y0 ; home XY axes

G28 Z0 ; home Z

G92 X0 Y0 Z0 E0 ; reset software positions

G1 Z15.0 F180

T0

G92 E0 ; zero the extruded length

G1 E3 F200

G92 E0 ; zero the extruded length again

G1 F225


End G-code

M104 S0 T0 ; turn off right extruder

M104 S0 T1 ; turn off left extruder

M140 S0 T0 ; turn off bed

G1 Z200 F1200 ; drop bed

G28 X0 ; home X axis

M84 ; disable motors


Extruder 1

Nozzle size: 0.35mm (standard)

Compatible material diameter: 1.75mm

Nozzle offset X: 35mm

Nozzle offset Y: 25mm

Cooling Fan Number: 0


Extruder 2

Nozzle size: 0.35mm  (standard)

Compatible material diameter: 1.75mm

Nozzle offset X: 20mm

Nozzle offset Y: 25mm

Cooling Fan Number: 0







Leapfrog Creatr HS XL


Printer

X (Width): 270mm

Y (Depth): 280mm

Z (Height): 590mm

Build plate shape: Rectangular

Origin at center: Disabled

Heated bed: Enabled

Heated build volume: Disabled

G-code flavor: Marlin


Printhead Settings

X min: -40mm

Y min: -50mm

X max: 40mm

Y max: 100mm

Gantry Height: 2mm

Number of Extruders: 1 of 2
Shared Heater: Disabled


Start G-code

M107 ; start with the fan off

G28 X0 Y0 ; home XY axes

G28 Z0 ; home Z

G92 X0 Y0 Z0 E0 ; reset software positions

G1 Z15.0 F180

T0

G92 E0 ; zero the extruded length

G1 E3 F200

G92 E0 ; zero the extruded length again

G1 F225


End G-code

G92 E0                    ; Zero extruder

G1 E-6.00 F1500    ; Retract filament 

M104 S0 T0            ; turn off right extruder

M104 S0 T1           ; turn off left extruder

M140 S0 T0           ; turn off bed

G1 Z590 F1200     ; drop bed

G28 X0                 ; home X axis

G1 Y270 F12000    ; Move Y axis to the backside  

M84                        ; disable motors


Extruder 1

Nozzle size: 0.35mm  (standard)

Compatible material diameter: 1.75mm

Nozzle offset X: 35mm

Nozzle offset Y: 25mm

Cooling Fan Number: 0


Extruder 2

Nozzle size: 0.35mm  (standard)

Compatible material diameter: 1.75mm

Nozzle offset X: 20mm

Nozzle offset Y: 25mm

Cooling Fan Number: 0