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Introduction

The Dual Switching Extruder build manual for a non-Proforge printer will assume that you already have an understanding of open-source reprap 3d printing and are comfortable editing the Marlin firmware for your own specific set-up.

  1. Box A (Square)
    • Box A (Square)

    • Box B (Rectangle)

    • Insert (click to download)

  2. Box A - Box A includes some filament and  the additional parts needed to assemble the DSE with a non-Proforge 2/2S 3D Printer. Filament Fasteners
    • Box A - Box A includes some filament and the additional parts needed to assemble the DSE with a non-Proforge 2/2S 3D Printer.

    • Filament

    • Fasteners

    • M3 x 6mm (x2)

    • M3x16mm (x4)

    • Hotend Kit (12V or 24V depending on order)

    • The set screw is small and easy to loose, take care when unpacking.

    • Fans and probe (12V or 24V depending on order)

  3. Box B is the standard DSE upgrade box for the Proforge 2/2S.
    • Box B is the standard DSE upgrade box for the Proforge 2/2S.

    • Nema 17 Motor

    • Motor and Servo Cable

    • Metal Parts

    • Fasteners

    • Hotend and Electronics

  4. DSE Backplate
    • DSE Backplate

    • DSE Hotend Mount

    • 2nd Fan Mount

    • Ooze Shield

    • Spool Holder

  5. Braided Cable Sleeving
    • Braided Cable Sleeving

    • Fastener Bag A

    • Fastener Bag B

    • Spacers and M5 T-nuts

  6. Hotend Kit
    • Hotend Kit

    • Stepper Driver (A4988)

    • Filament Sensor + Cable

    • Servo Arm

    • Needle Thrust Bearing

    • Servo

    • Extruder

    • Allen Keys

    • Scissors

    • Wire Cutters

    • Needle Nose pliers

    • Slip Joint Pliers

    • A lighter (optional)

    • Electronics board capable of running two extruder motors.

    • At least one bowden extruder feeder.

    • A metal print platform for using the included probe.

    • 12V or 24V power supply.

    • Latest version of the Marlin firmware with "SWITCHING_NOZZLE" feature.

    • Other firmwares may also be compatible, but are untested.

    • A slicer with dual extrusion support.

    • A slicer capable of X/Y dual hotend offset.

    • If you get stuck at any point or need help with assembly or printing something, feel free to post in the official forum.

    • If you're missing a part or have received a faulty/broken one, please use this form here to order a replacement.

    • Want to get in touch? Drop us an email at info@makertech3d.com

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