Upgrade Guides

Single V4 Upgrade

To upgrade from the V3 extruder to the V4 extruder, simply purchase your V4 Upgrade Kit and follow the instructions provided by the assembly guide, listed in the link below:

Download Assembly Guide - Single V4 Extruder Upgrade.


Dual V4 Extruder Upgrade

For M2 3D printers shipped since November 2015 (with metal extruder motor mount)—Download Assembly Guide - Dual V4 Extruder Upgrade.

For M2 3D printers shipped before November 2015 (with plastic extruder motor mount)—Download Assembly Guide - Dual V4 Extruder Upgrade.     

The Dual V4 Extruder Kit Usage Instructions and Firmware are posted on the MakerGear wiki. Please note that you must first update the firmware on your M2 3D printer in order for it to recognize and allow control of the new extruder.

Donwload - Dual V4 Extruder Kit Usage Instructions and Firmware.

 

Metal Rambo Case Upgrade

Download Assembly Guide.     

Keep in mind:
Not much force is needed to tighten screws that connect plastic parts; screws in metal parts should be a bit tighter. You can sometimes see when plastic parts begin to become over-tightened when the part begins to deform or turn a whitish color, but this is not always the case.

 

 

Metal Motor Mount Upgrade

You must print the junction box which helps with wire management ("Metal Motor Mount Shroud . . .").  Instructions for upgrading from V3b and V4.