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    • First things first: you're going to need a copy of Smoothieware.

    • You can get your existing configuration file off the SD card in your printer.

    • If you're building a new printer, or simply want to upgrade to the latest version of Smoothieware, download it at http://smoothieware.org/getting-smoothie

    • If you download a fresh version of Smoothieware you'll have to configure more settings than the ones mentioned in this guide so that it will work well with your printer.

    • Unzip Smoothieware from the zip file you downloaded and put the resulting folder anywhere on your computer for safe keeping.

    • You're looking for the config file. If you have a copy of Smoothieware already, you can find your current configuration file on your firmware SD card.

  1. Scroll to the Extruder Module and make sure that both the primary and second extruders are enabled (set to true).
    • Scroll to the Extruder Module and make sure that both the primary and second extruders are enabled (set to true).

  2. Scroll to the Temperature control configuration and make sure that both the first and second hotends are enabled (set to true).
    • Scroll to the Temperature control configuration and make sure that both the first and second hotends are enabled (set to true).

    • Set the following lines: #temperature_control.hotend.thermistor Semitec and #temperature_control.hotend2.thermistor Semitec

    • Save the firmware to your SD card as you normally would. If you're having issues, check with your printer's manufacturer.

    • If you're unsure of how to update your printer's firmware, check with its manufacturer.

Conclusion

Head back to the Chimera page to finish the last few steps before you start printing.

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