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  1. Your JellyBOX will heat up, then pause and signal with a beep. When your JellyBOX beeps, insert filament, lock the feeder, and press the knob to continue. Your JellyBOX will then load the filament.
    • Your JellyBOX will heat up, then pause and signal with a beep.

    • When your JellyBOX beeps, insert filament, lock the feeder, and press the knob to continue.

    • Your JellyBOX will then load the filament.

    • ▶ Video: Load Filament

    • When your JellyBOX beeps, insert filament, lock the feeder, and press the knob to continue.

    • Your JellyBOX will then load the filament.

  2. On your SD card, go to JellyBOX-Essentials > SCRIPTS - gcode scripts Select PLA - this is the filament material that came with your JellyBOX.
    • On your SD card, go to JellyBOX-Essentials > SCRIPTS - gcode scripts

    • Select PLA - this is the filament material that came with your JellyBOX.

  3. Launch the Calibrate PLA 1st Layer Print :-)
    • Launch the Calibrate PLA 1st Layer Print :-)

    • ▶ Video: Calibrate the 1st Layer (4m with narration)

    • Your JellyBOX will preheat a bit, perform auto bed leveling sequence, and then pause and pre-heat to the final print temperatures.

    • When it's ready to go, it will beep. At this point, press the encoder knob to actually start printing.

    • WHILE it's printing, use the Live Adjust Z Height function to adjust the first layer height to your liking.

  4. You may need to run the script multiple times until you reach the perfect first layer. Parallel lines should be all well connected with no visible gaps.
    • You may need to run the script multiple times until you reach the perfect first layer.

    • Parallel lines should be all well connected with no visible gaps.

  5. Insert wisdom here. Insert wisdom here.
    • Insert wisdom here.

  6. You can find the `Calibrate PLA 1st Layer Print` file on the SD card that came with your JellyBOX.
  7. GCODES - ready to print > 1-Your First Print > Select PLA - this is the filament material that came with your JellyBOX. Select PLA - this is the filament material that came with your JellyBOX.
    • GCODES - ready to print > 1-Your First Print >

    • Select PLA - this is the filament material that came with your JellyBOX.

  8. Launch Your First Print :-)
    • Launch Your First Print :-)

    • Your JellyBOX will preheat a bit, perform auto bed leveling sequence, and then pause and pre-heat to the final print temperatures.

    • When it's ready to go, it will 'beep. At this point, press the encoder knob to actually start printing.

    • The beeping is very useful, but it can be loud if your JellyBOX is in a public space. Here's how you can modify the files to turn it off.

  9. Tadaaa! Enjoy the fruits of your labor.
    • Tadaaa! Enjoy the fruits of your labor.

  10. When prompted by a beep, you need to unlock the feeder, and pull the filament out. When prompted by a beep, you need to unlock the feeder, and pull the filament out. When prompted by a beep, you need to unlock the feeder, and pull the filament out.
    • When prompted by a beep, you need to unlock the feeder, and pull the filament out.

    • Your JellyBOX will preheat the nozzle and eject the filament.

    • When prompted by a beep, you need to unlock the feeder, and pull the filament out.

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