MAX 2

Installing the MAX 2

Printer components

The diagram below illustrates the main components of your MAX 2.

  1. Hood
  2. Build platform knob
  3. Build Platform
  4. Build tray clamps
  5. Basin
  6. Touch screen
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Connecting to power

The MAX is supplied with an external power supply and a power lead with a plug type suited to your region.
The external power supply automatically regulates to adapt to the local voltage in your region.

The power supply is safe to use from 100V to 240V.

  • Place the printer on a sturdy surface.
  • Connect the power cable to the printer and a power outlet.
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  • Flip the Power Switch at the rear of the printer & turn the printer on with the power button on top.
  • The power button should turn green when turned on.

If no lights are visible, check that mains power socket is ON.  If lights are still not illuminated contact your reseller.

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Onboarding

When the MAX has been plugged in and powered on, there are a few steps that need to be performed before printing.

Language selection

First you must select your desired language.

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Printer registration

Please create an Asiga account to access the Material library, software downloads & technical support.
Learn more >

Navigate to www.asiga.com/register and insert the printer serial number displayed on screen.

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Fill out the following fields & click Activate.

  • Serial Number
  • Printer Location
 
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Enter this activation code on the front panel of your MAX 2

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Connecting to your MAX 2

There are three ways to connect to your MAX 2 3D printer:

  1. Wired/ethernet connection
  2. Wifi
  3. Wireless direct

    See below a summary of each of these networking methods.

Wired/Ethernet connection

Select Ethernet.

select a network
  • If your network cable is connected properly, you should see an IP Address here.
  • If there is nothing visible,  check the network cable on the rear of the printer or router.
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Assign fixed IP address

If you wish to assign a fixed IP address to your printer, follow the steps below.

  • Select Ethernet.
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  • Toggle off ‘Automatic Configuration’
  • Enter the IP Address & select save.
  • Enter the Subnet Mask & select save.
  • Setting the Gateway, Primary DNS and Secondary DNS are optional & may be left blank.

WiFi connection

Select Wireless.

select a network

To set up a WiFi Connection,  select  the desired wireless network.

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Wireless direct

Wireless Direct allows the printer to act as a wireless access point. This can be used if there is no router available.

From the Main Menu select Settings.

select a network

Select Wireless Direct

Note: This will prevent any WiFi connections to be performed.

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Default settings for Wireless Direct:

  • Wireless Network: Printer name
  • IP address: 172.27.10.1
  • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
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Platform Calibration

Build Platform Calibration must be performed regularly to ensure optimal performance from your printer.
Asiga recommends calibrating once a month.

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Build platform validation

To finalise the build platform calibration, follow the below video.

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Inserting build tray & resin

The final step in getting your printer print ready!

Eye or skin contact with uncured resin may cause irritation.

Always wear nitrile gloves.

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