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Note: In some sections of this guide, a regular non-heated (cold) bed is pictured. This is always of no consequence and when the steps are identical. No worries.

  1. M3x10 flat head screws (2)
    • M3x10 flat head screws (2)

    • M3 lock nuts (2)

  2. Leave the screw a bit loose so the clips can swivel. Leave the screw a bit loose so the clips can swivel. Leave the screw a bit loose so the clips can swivel.
    • Leave the screw a bit loose so the clips can swivel.

    • ▶ Video: Clips Swivel (5s, no narration)

    • The clips should swivel like so.

  3. M3x8 flat head screws (2).
    • M3x8 flat head screws (2).

    • ▶ Video: Install the Back Reference Screws (3min, narration)

  4. M3x10 flat head screws
    • M3x10 flat head screws

  5. Install the build plate. Install the build plate.
    • Install the build plate.

  6. Insert wisdom here. Insert wisdom here.
    • Insert wisdom here.

  7. The heater pad may be slightly larger than the bed. The outside edge is just silicone - you can trim it with a knife after installation. The heater pad may be slightly larger than the bed. The outside edge is just silicone - you can trim it with a knife after installation. The heater pad may be slightly larger than the bed. The outside edge is just silicone - you can trim it with a knife after installation.
    • The heater pad may be slightly larger than the bed. The outside edge is just silicone - you can trim it with a knife after installation.

  8. Firmly press the silicone heater pad onto the aluminum base.
    • Firmly press the silicone heater pad onto the aluminum base.

  9. Wrap the wiring in spiral wrap for protection, and you're done! Wrap the wiring in spiral wrap for protection, and you're done! Wrap the wiring in spiral wrap for protection, and you're done!
    • Wrap the wiring in spiral wrap for protection, and you're done!

  10. M3x10 flat head
    • M3x10 flat head

    • ▶ Video: Tighten the Front Clips (1 min, narration)

  11. [update] The etchings on the bottom of the Y assembly have changed. Functionally, it's the same. [update] The etchings on the bottom of the Y assembly have changed. Functionally, it's the same.
    • [update] The etchings on the bottom of the Y assembly have changed. Functionally, it's the same.

  12. The marks on the belt mark the the tops of the loops. (The mark is  20mm from the end of the belt.)
    • The marks on the belt mark the the tops of the loops.

    • (The mark is 20mm from the end of the belt.)

  13. This is just a very convenient zip tightening method. ▶ There's  VIDEO in the next step. ▶ There's  VIDEO in the next step.
    • This is just a very convenient zip tightening method.

    • ▶ There's VIDEO in the next step.

    • ▶ Video: Tighten the Y Belt Zip Tie

  14. Fold the belt in the middle. Fold the belt in the middle. Fold the belt in the middle.
    • Fold the belt in the middle.

  15. Erratum: Use PINK 5'' ZIP TIE The rest of the guide, unfortunately, still features white zip tie. Use a PINK one instead.
    • Erratum: Use PINK 5'' ZIP TIE

    • The rest of the guide, unfortunately, still features white zip tie. Use a PINK one instead.

  16. Erratum: Use PINK 5'' ZIP TIE The rest of the guide, unfortunately, still features white zip tie. Use a PINK one instead. The rest of the guide, unfortunately, still features white zip tie. Use a PINK one instead.
    • Erratum: Use PINK 5'' ZIP TIE

    • The rest of the guide, unfortunately, still features white zip tie. Use a PINK one instead.

  17. Happy you should be. Happy you should be.
    • Happy you should be.

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