Monday, 5 October 2020

Creality CP-01 - Getting Set Up

The first thing I have done is to download Cura from Ultimakers website (link can be found in the sidebar on the right) as that seems to be the program of choice of most Creality owners in the Facebook groups I am a member of - I'm going to need support at some point so might as well use the same program as everyone else!

As there are no presets for the CP-01 I have chosen the Creality Ender 3 settings and changed the build area to match that of the CP-01 which is 200x200x200 (mm).

Just need to check now if there are any more settings I need to change before I can get slicing!

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Creality CP-01 - The Unboxing

I only ordered this a week ago and it's already here!  It was supposed to arrive sometime around the 20th of November 2019 so it was a pleasant surprise to come home to this today...


The hotbed appears to be loose and I'm sure it should be secured/screwed to the base.  I've checked on the official YouTube video of Creality showing you how to unbox it and it clearly shows the hotbed being attached to the base.

I've emptied out the accessories box and as you can see from the photo above, there is a random screw not in a bag and it just so happens to fit the hotbed - MISSING 3 SCREWS!

This definitely should be attached so I shall shortly be sending off an email...

As you can see, you get lots of bits-n-bobs with this 3-in-1 3D Printer including a small amount of white PLA to get you started.

Not off to a great start but once I've found 3 more screws that fit then I'll be able to do my first print...