Installing Marlin firmware in WoodMAXi3

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Warning: Do not turn on SMPS Power supply till Step: Powering Up

Marlin Overview

Marlin is an open source software which understands GCode and controls the 3D Printer hardware. Marlin will run inside Arduino Mega 2560.

If you want to use the latest marlin source and build it your self, then refer guide Building Marlin (For Advanced Maker)

#Programming Arduino ##Step 1: Download firmware and the tool

Xloader is the tool for programming firmware(hex files) into Arduino board, you can download it from http://xloader.russemotto.com/ or from our archive XLoader.zip

We have precompiled the Marlin firmware for WoodMAXi3, you can download it: Marlin.zip

Then unzip both files.

##Step 2: Upload the firmware

Start the Xloader application with Administrative permission (in windows)

Xloader App

Browse and select the Marlin.hex file (Marlin.hex is inside Marlin.zip) and click upload

Wait till firmware is uploaded.



This article is part of RepRap WoodMAX i3 Build Manual series.

  1. WoodMAX i3 3D Printer Specification
  2. Bill of Materials for WoodMAXi3 3D Printer
  3. WoodMAXi3 Main Frame assembly guide
  4. WoodMAXi3 Z Axis Assembly guide
  5. WoodMAXi3 Print Bed Assembly Guide
  6. WoodMAXi3 X axis assembly guide
  7. WoodMAXi3 Electronics Assembly guide
  8. Installing Marlin firmware in WoodMAXi3 [This Article]
  9. Configuring Repetier Host for WoodMAXi3
  10. Powering Up WoodMAXi3 3D Printer
  11. Thing to do Before 3D Printing
  12. WoodMAX FAQ
  13. WoodMAXi3 / Prusai3 Troubleshooting Guide
  14. Configuring Matter Control for WoodMAX i3 /Prusa i3
  15. Configuring Marlin for WoodMAX i3
  16. Sample Slic3r Configuration for WoodMAX i3

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