The first step is to select the region you are located in. A user account registered in North America for example, cannot log in if the region is set to China.
Choose the printers/nozzles that you would like displayed in the slicer operation menu. You may select any or all of the options available to you. These options can be altered at a later stage through the slicer menu should you wish to only choose one at this stage and decide to change nozzle size at a later stage.
Select the filaments you would like to see listed in the filament preset list, you can choose as many as are available.
The Bambu Network plug-in provides networking capabilities, such as printing via WAN/LAN, remote control, user data sync. The plugin installation requires Internet connection and will be auto-installed (if enabled) after the setup wizard.
[Prerequisite]: You will need the BambuNetworking plugin in order to log in
This is required to enable print history which allows you to reprint your history models on the Bambu Handy app. Also, your user settings can be synchronized to Bambu Cloud in order to share information among your PC devices.
To start slicing a model, click on "New Project"
On the top menu bar of the preview pane, click on the cube image with a “+” sign on it to import a model. Supported files include .3mf .stl .stp .step .amf .obj
To start slicing the model, you need to choose the presets for the machine you are using, for the filament you will print with and also the settings you want to print the model in.
Once done, click on the “Slice” button located on the top hand right of Bambu Studio. This will generate a .3mf file which is the file format used for the printer to be able to print the model.
Once done, the slicer will take you to the Preview pane which will show you what the sliced model looks after processing the .3mf file. The histogram on the right hand side will also show you information on the printing times for each parameter of the print.
To send the print job to the printer via WLAN, click “Print” on the top right-hand corner. This will prompt a pop-up window with a quick preview of the model and will also ask you to select the Printer you want to send it to from the drop-down list, and you will also give you the option to choose whether or not you want the printer to perform certain functions like Bed Leveling, flow calibration, etc before the print starts. Once done, click “Send” to send the file to the printer and start printing
Note: You will need to have Bambu Network plug-in installed to be able to send files via WLAN
To use the SD card file transfer option, click on the down arrow next to the “Print” icon on the top right and select “Export Sliced File”. Once done, The “Print” icon will change to “Export Sliced File”; click on it. A file explorer window will pop-up in order for you to select the location of the SD card. nce located, click on “Save” and the file will be exported to the SD card.
Once saved, Take the SD card and insert it into the tiny slot located on the right-hand side of the Printer Display screen. Press the folder icon on the left-hand menu selection on the screen, and then select “SD Card” option from the top menu. The file should be visible there.
Going to the “Device” panel on your slicer will allow you to control and monitor the print remotely in real time. If you have a camera installed in your machine (Standard on the X1 Carbon), you can also watch a live feed of the print remotely
Note: You will need to have Bambu Network plug-in installed to be able to access the machine through this process