Support news

14 05, 2018

New updates

Have you already updated your filament basic settings to 01_ABS_PM3_S3D_180418 ? Mid-April we released this important update of our ‘filament basic settings’. These are basic settings to get you started and find the best settings for your products. Code Explanation 01          = Setting number ABS       = Material PM3      [...]

31 01, 2018

Smart release: 1801301

Smart release: 1801301 Features & Fixes When not printing, the hud can be used to preheat the bed and nozzles Error message setting is turned off automatically after logging out Smart users do not need to do anything: Updates are done automatically for you.

23 01, 2018

Smart release: 1801231

Smart release: 1801231 Features & Fixes Timelapse videos are generated after a print has finished. This can be enabled in the settings screen on the cloud. The video can be downloaded from the file selection screen after a print has finished. Increased picture resolution G-code files are stored encrypted on the cloud systems. Only the [...]

19 12, 2017

Smart release: 1712191

Smart release: 1712191 A few, but important, updates are made to the smart module and app users. Smart users do not need to do anything: Updates are done automatically for you. Correctly display printer model Reduced network consumption Add input fields to maintenance screen

5 12, 2017

Smart release: 1712051

Changelog 1712051 Features Reduce startup time Improved performance and response time Reconnect to wifi network when in range Zooming in to picture is now possible Double click to select a file On login screen you can press enter to login Clicking on the current version takes you to the changelog Interface improvements

5 12, 2017

Printer firmware release: 171206

Firmware changes from 171204 to 171206 Bug-fix Service timer is now properly initialized from the eeprom Firmware changes from 170808 to 171204 Printing time is now defined as the time that one heater is active or the motors are enabled It is now possible to use filament change when the FFM detects a filament issue [...]

4 12, 2017

How to make a perfect start of your 3D print?

How to make a perfect start of your 3D print? Do you recognize the following situation? You are starting a 3D print and the printer head starts moving. However, there is no material being printed on to the print bed. How is this possible and how do you fix this? Clogged nozzle A clogged nozzle [...]

26 07, 2017

dddrop 3D printers printsettings upgrade 170707

dddrop 3D printers printsettings upgrade 170707: what is new? We are always focused on improving customer experience and constantly improve our products to match customer needs. The improved printsettings in version 170707 makes printing with the dddrop even better... Overall improvements: Retraction improved Slowdown activated. Price calculation improved (Simplify 3D). Higher transfer speed to reduce [...]

10 07, 2017

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170703

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170703: what is new? We are always focused on improving customer experience and constantly improve our products to match customer needs. The new firmware 170703 offers great new features. Firmware changes from 170428 to 170703: Changed USB printing screen to smart printin screen with changed layout Removed motor timout when [...]

9 05, 2017

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170428

dddrop 3D printers firmware upgrade 170428: what is new? We are always focused on improving customer experience and constantly improve our products to match customer needs. The new firmware 170428 offers great new features. New features: Filament detection compatible. Improved filament detection module compatibility Smart compatible. Remote printer control via Smart Module. “USB printing” indication, [...]

11 05, 2016

Summer is coming! Understand the influence of outside temperatures

3D printing is a battle of temperatures. The dddrop LEADER 3D printer is well equipped for printing different materials with more strict temperature regimes. When room temperatures are colder the printer will stay cooler because of more dissipation from the printer to it's environment. When room temperatures rise extra cooling or less heating can be [...]

4 05, 2016

PET-G, latest tips: Slow is better!

We are currently testing our PET-G settings and noticed that slow printing gives a better result for PET-G. Slower printing gives a better extrude: Turn down your printspeed to 50% during the first layers and you wil be fine. Later you can go up to 75% or leave it at 50%. We are also working [...]

22 04, 2016

PETG filament now available at dddrop!

dddrop has stocked PETG filament. From now transparent, white and black are available. More colors will follow soonest. PETG is a strong and flexible material that also has very nice printing specs! It can endure higher temperatures than PLA and it's stronger than ABS. Printing temperatures are only slightly higher than PLA and it doesn't [...]

21 04, 2016

Updated ABS settings for SIMPLIFY3D

The dddrop 3D printersettings profiles for SIMPLIFY3D are upgraded. They are put in the download section. There was a temperature mistake in the older settings: Bed temperature too high. This corrected in the new settings profiles.

19 04, 2016

dddrop FLEX filament, first settings

The dddrop team is currently testing settings voor dddrop FLEX filament (nicknamed "trek-dddrop"), a flexible filament with great properties for people who need more flexible models that are strong and waterproof. The settings are based on a PLA profile and speed set to 75%. For the impatient users: Check the table on the printsettings page for [...]