Test your printer
If you have bought the plastic parts you can skip this step!
For this section you will need:
- 5 g of PLA filament
Step 1: Set your printer settings
We recommend the following printer settings:
|Layer height||0.2mm or less|
|Brim||Recommended for all part except main body.|
Do not print with supports. The microscope has been designed to print without supports. Supports will damage the mechanism.
NOTE: The microscope body has a custom brim included in the STL. This may require custom print settings.
Step 2: Testing your printer
Now we will test whether your printer can print the bridges in the microscope. Download and print the leg test file this will only use about 5 grams of PLA:
The result should look like this (this has been printed with a brim):