Firmware Updates for Zortrax M300

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M300, Newest firmware available

  • New materials support

Recommended version

1. New Features

  • 1.1 Materials

          – Introducing External Materials

  • 1.2. Models
    – Add support for directories on the SD card (models now can be stored in directories).
    – Maximum number of files in one directory is set to 50 (for performance reasons), number of files on the SD card is unlimited (tested up to 500 zcode files).
    – Removed the “.zcode” extension from display.
    – New icons for the “.zcode” files and directories.
    – Name of directory is shown inside <>.
    – User now can set different sorting options.
  • 1.3. Maintenance.
    – Autocalibration – different (randomized) points for autocalibration.
    – New option : heat the bed.
  • 1.4. Settings.
    – Added models sorting options: sort by filename (case sensitive or not), sort by the file size.
    – Can disable LEDs in the sleep mode
  • 1.5. Printing.
    – Support for Z-ESD
    – User will be asked for confirmation before removing material from the extruder.
    – “Entering pause, please wait” message, if the user enters pause.
    – Information that we cannot pause the print job when printing raft (if the user presses pause button)
    – Check the file before heating the extruder to prevent material degradation when printing large files

2. Bug fixes
          – Fixed translate errors
          – Fixed pause information during raft printing
– Removed issues with more than 120 files on the SD card (support for directories).
– Feedrate will be restored after pause.
– Removed display error if cancel pause during checking the file before the print job.
– M300 platform will move down after the print job

First version of M300 firmware

  • print again by holding button after printing until a beep is heard
  • improvements in French translation
  • improved endstop debouncing (issue with nozzle not hitting the right spot during autocalibration / printing)
  • improved autocalibration logic and prompts
  • more verbose error messages during autocalibration failure
  • downgrading firmware will no longer corrupt the lifetimer