I3-R Wiring

This part is not very complicated, it is quite long because it’s necessary to cut all the cables to the right length and to weld or to crimp the differents plugs, all the most clean and without wiring error, so take your time !

Before cutting any cable, place the printhead away from the Ramps 1.4 box, at the top and towards the power supply.

Now switch on wiring, check and double check, and once you are sure of you, check again the good connection and especially the polarity of each branch! You can click on the pic to enlarge.


The lighting leds is not on the schematic, you can plug it into a 12v input from the Ramps 1.4

Sheath all wires :

Before connecting the wire layers of the LCD, make sure that no wires touch the Mosfets surrounded in yellow, because they will heat up very strongly and will melt the insulation of any wire that will contact and create a short circuit!

We check that the LCD wires don’t touch the Mosfets… And don’t invert “EXP1” and “EXP2” plugs !

And don’t forget to check that the power supply is set to the correct voltage for his country!

Now you can turn on the power to check that you have correctly connected all the wires … If there is a short circuit, you’ll quickly know ^^.

What should be noted at this stage: The enclosure fan and extruder fan must run (not the printing fan, normal). The induction probe red LED lights up when you put metal underneath. The LED strip is lit, the LCD backlight is lit but no writing is present, this is normal, we will now move to the software section !


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