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Simple Box G Code

The goal of this procedure is to draw a simple box 10x10mm.

Marlin 3D Printer Firmware running on Arduino Mega with RAMPS 1.4 shield. Controlled via Pronterface.

The procedure below is a simple gcode example that will show how to draw a simple 10mm box.

  1. Create a text file with the following code. In this example, we will call the text file box10x10mm.g

    G1 X10
    G1 Y10
    G1 X-10
    G1 Y-10
  2. Open Pronterface
  3. Click the Connect button, to connect to the device.

  4. Click the Home button, to home all of the axis.

  5. Click the Load File button.
  6. Select the file created in step 1.
  7. Click the Print button.