Firmware Updates for Zortrax M200 Plus

  • Stability improvements related to monitoring of temperatures.
  • Improves the ethernet connection stability,
  • Improves communication with Z-SUITE, including notifications Busy and Material: not loaded.
  • Introduces new features:
    • Axes check procedure,
    • Save printing progress option, which allows you to pause the printing process and resume it from the same spot after the printer is turned off,
    • Set loading temperature option for external materials,
    • Selecting the color of LED backlight for the Idle Mode (Blue/White/Magenta),
  • Fixes a bug where the printer would enter the Sleep Mode during a failsafe response,
  • Improves the firmware update procedure,

After you install this firmware update, the printer will transfer any data regarding hardware and firmware errors to our server. You will have to give your consent before the installation by accepting the end-user license agreement.

  • Fixes an error that would appear when printing files prepared in older versions of Z-SUITE (<=2.9.0),
  • Printers now wake up from the Sleep Mode after pressing the DONE button,
  • Fixes minor bugs.

To upgrade the firmware to the 2.0.1 version, at first install the 2.0.0 version according to the appropriate instructions.

  • Fixes minor bugs,
  • Fixes translation issues.

To upgrade the firmware to the 2.0 version, at first save the update.zar2 file (from the 1.5 folder) on the USB drive and install the update and select Start in the launcher. Next, save the update.zar2 file (from the 2.0 folder) on the USB drive and install the update. This process is irreversible.

  • Adds Manual platform calibration,
  • The printer is now able to save the printing progress whenever a failsafe occurs,
  • Introduces the Sleep Mode,
  • Introduces the Idle Platform Temperature option,
  • Improves the GUI – it is now more consistent with the interfaces of the M300 Dual and Inkspire.
  • Adds support for Z-PLA material,
  • Improves safety with an upgraded failsafe mechanism,
  • Fixes a bug where a “?” would appear at the end of the serial number displayed in Z-SUITE,
  • Language of the menu has been updated (Chinese).
  • Removes material retraction during the loading process.
  • Fixes an occasional issue where printer GUI would crash on device launch,
  • Support for other nozzle diameters has been added: 0.3 and 0.6 mm,
  • It is now possible to set the offset of the platform’s height,
  • New interface languages have been added: German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese.

USB installation only

  • Faster platform and extruder heating,
  • Adds “Full Platform Preheating” procedure to “Working Options”,
  • Adds support for new materials: Z-FLEX and Z-NYLON,
  • Improves .zcodex files reading,
  • Fixes an issue where the extruder would cool down too fast while changing the material during the printing process,
  • Introduces new version of the launcher:
    • no refresh button,
    • the printer automatically checks for online updates on each startup and, if an update is available, it displays an appropriate notification,
    • the printer automatically detects an update file once the USB drive is plugged in and displays an appropriate notification.
  • Improved interchange of information between the printer’s components,
  • Improved processing of incorrect .zcodex files,
  • MAC address has been stabilized and now it is possible to change it,
  • Fixed an issue where the Continue button would disappear from the screen during material loading/unloading,
  • Improved communication of errors, instead of displaying errors #100 and #101 only,
  • Language of the menu has been changed and updated (Polish and English),
  • Added information about sources of the pause during the printing process,
  • Processing of .zcodex files is now indicated on the screen and the printing process starts faster.
  • New language added: Chinese,
  • Minor fixes and performance improvements.

To update your printer to the latest firmware v1.1.0, download the Update.zar file and transfer it to the USB drive. Plug the USB into the port at the front of the device. To start the installation, select Refresh.

  • Fixed communication errors – #100 and #101,
  • Major stability improvements,
  • Added an option to go back to launcher,
  • Language fix, Polish should no longer be the default language,
  • Added sleep mode triggered with power button,
  • Wifi/Ethernet settings will no longer reset to default,
  • Restored the pause during raft printing,
  • Language changing will now change the system language as well,
  • Added display brightness option,
  • Performance improvements.
  • Improved internal communication protocol eliminates the cause of spontaneous “#101 communication broken” errors,
  • Fixed lifetimer reporting incorrect values,
  • Fixed logic bug in material load/unload which caused the printer to sometimes fail to perform the requested load/unload operation if the operation was performed after the hotend heating timeout period,
  • Fixed crash related to abnormal material endstop operation,
  • Added popup info box regarding progress of the load/unload procedure,
  • Fixed heating progress bar reporting improper temperature in certain circumstances,
  • Fixed problem with ethernet settings not working properly for static IP on certain network configurations,
  • Fixed a typo in “M200+” -> “M200 Plus”,
  • Added version of the planner (motion control algorithm) to About Printer version menu item,
  • Hardware version menu item in About Printer now shows the proper (v1) hardware version of the printer,
  • Hidden stop button during the prepare print procedure, as during the homing period stopping is not supported,
  • Printer now displays the printing state immediately after starting the print, not some seconds after.
  • stability improvements,
  • fixes loading and printing problems with Z-PLA Pro and Z-ASA Pro.

Zortrax M200 Plus Firmware