How to Manually Level a 3D Printer Bed

Whether it’s your first time using a brand new 3D printer, or you find that your prints are getting uneven or, worse, not sticking, you need to level the print bed. Entry-level 3D printers, including those that go with the best 3D printer, often do without luxuries such as color screens, direct drives and probes for automatic bed leveling. Don’t worry, it is not difficult to learn how to level a 3D printer bed. it just takes a little practice.

“Leveling the bed” is a bit of a misnomer. We’re actually “tramming” the print surface: make sure the nozzle is at the same height above the bed at every point on the X and Y axes.

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