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by Robert

  1. The LED Light Ring mounts onto the two back threaded holes on the underside of the Router-Clamp. If you have the Mafell, you will need to mount it over the top of the Dust-Shoe-Adaptor. You will need to forgo the front 2 x M5-Button-Head-Bolt-5mm.
    • The LED Light Ring mounts onto the two back threaded holes on the underside of the Router-Clamp.

    • If you have the Mafell, you will need to mount it over the top of the Dust-Shoe-Adaptor.

    • You will need to forgo the front 2 x M5-Button-Head-Bolt-5mm.

    • We sell Silicone Wire to connect it. Make sure you buy enough to go through the Drag-Chain-X.

    • Wire the LED Light Ring into the Extruder 1 Heater outputs on the controller.

    • There is a slot in the Controller-Case-Body directly opposite for the wires.

  2. Under File Management > System click on 'config-user-settings.g'. Then add the following lines
    • Under File Management > System click on 'config-user-settings.g'. Then add the following lines

    • ;Configure LED Light Ring

    • M950 P0 C"e1heat"

    • M42 P0 S1 ; Enable the LED Light Ring

    • This will turn the LED Light Ring on when the machine is turned on.

    • Press the software emergency stop in the top right corner to restart the controller.

    • Use M42 P0 S0 to turn the LED Light Ring off.

    • The S value can be between 0 - 1. It is a sliding scale between off and full brightness.

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Ryan Christy

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Instead of to use the E1 terminal you can use one fan output so you can turn on/off and dim the led light

Mirco - Reply

Hi Mirco, the guide above has been fixed to say H1 Terminal, which you can also turn on/off and dim the led light. We use H1 as it is a screw terminal so doesn’t require a crimped wire. Ryan

Ryan Lock -

Hi Ryan

i have followed the guide to install the light ring

how do I switch it on and off

Pete Beetschen - Reply

Hi, Step 2 above would turn on the light ring. Ryan

Ryan Lock -

Hi Pete.

M42 P2 S1 turns ON the led

M42 P2 S0 turns OFF the led

M42 P2 S0.5 dims the led at 50%

M42 P2 S0.7 dims the led at 70%

Mirco -

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