Connecting MatterControl to your Desktop Printer

To connect MatterControl to a desktop printer through Serial Connection (USB) you will need a standard USB cable and an available port on your computer.  MatterControl cannot yet see WiFi connections so USB and SD card are the only options for now.  

First, turn on MatterControl and start the printer profile that is compatible with your printer.  If you do not see your printer in the setup menu, follow this guide to create a profile.  

Once you have selected your profile and opened it up, you will see an option in the top left of the screen that says "Connect". You will be prompted with the Setup Wizzard which will instruct you to disconnect the printer if it is connected and press continue. Do not reconnect the printer until the wizard prompts you. 

Alternatively, if you know the COM port the printer is connected to, you can manually configure the connection.

Once you are connected up, you will see the "Connect" button now reads "Disconnect" and the Temperature readings in the top right of MAtterControl will show the printers current temperatures. 

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