Tiertime 3D printers can be setup the connection with the Wi-Fi network either through UP Studio software, or through the touch screen if the machine comes with one.
The printer without touchscreen:
If the printer does not come with a touchscreen, the only way to setup the printer’s Wi-Fi connection is through the USB connection. You need to connect the printer with your computer using USB cable.
Open the UP Studio on your computer, go to Settings, click Printer, you will see a list of printers presented by machine icons with the names to which printers were assigned.
Choose the icon with your printer’s name, and click the circle on the lower right corner to pop up the detail dialog, in which choose the correct WLAN that the printer is connected to from the dropdown list, then click Confirm to save the information. You can always click the “i” icon, the information button, next to the WLAN to set the detail IP configuration for the printer, such as static IP settings, and etc.
*Notice: You cannot edit the IP, MASK, Gateway, DNS on the machines released before UP mini 2 ES.
If you cannot find the Wi-Fi network on the dropdown list, click Join other Networks, input the name and password of the network, and then click Confirmto save the settings.
After you set up the printer’s Wi-Fi, you can unplug the USB cable. In the Control Panel of your computer, connect your printer to the same Wi-Fi network as the printer was set to.
Open the UP Studio on your computer, go to Settings, click Printer section, click Add Printer, find the printer with your printer’s name, add the printer to the Printer lists, back to the Printer section, and click the icon of the just added printer to connect. If a green check mark appears, your printer has successfully connected to the computer.
The Tiertime printers with touchscreen:
- On the printer, go to Config on the touchscreen, click Network Settings, toggle Wi-Fi on, select the Wi-Fi network to connect to. You may be asked to input the password of the network.
- Connect your computer to the same Wi-Fi network to which the printer was set.
- Open the UP Studio on your computer, go to Settings, click Printer section, click Add Printer, find the printer, add the printer to the Printer lists, back to the Printer section, click the icon of the just added printer to connect, and then a green check mark appears. Your printer has successfully connected to the computer.