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Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide

Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide

The Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide for the Anet A8 3D Prusa i3 Printer is easy to follow by both newbies and pros. We have had a lot of request on this and have decided to blog this Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide for easy installation. This guide will help you install the auto level proximity sensor for Anet A8 3D Printer.

This sensor uses polarization as it flips between the north and south pole magnetic fields (at an extremely fast rate) created by the sensor. This sensor will only pickup a metal surface within 2mm of the sensor and the build plate.

With this sensor there will be no more calibrating switches after each printing session and you will printing much quicker thanks to this awesome auto level proximity sensor for the Anet A8. Just a few steps and you will be ready to print your creations. WARNING! DO NOT USE A GLASS BED LARGER THAN 2mm, THE SENSOR WILL NOT SENSE THE METAL AND WILL BREAK THE GLASS.

You can find more info regarding the sensor via the following links:

Explanation of Auto Level Proximity Sensor for Anet A8
Basic Operating Principle of an Inductive Proximity Sensor


 

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Upgrading the Anet A8 Firmware – 100% Safe and Working


VIDEO

 Video Guide: VIDEO – Auto Level Sensor Installation Guide

 

FIRMWARE

Anet A8-L Firmware: ANET A8-L Firmware – Auto Level Sensor Installation Guide

 

FIRMWARE UPLOAD APP and FIRMWARE RESET

Firmware Reset (Contains the AVRDUDES app to upload firmware to ANET A8 Main Board):
FIRMWARE UPLOAD APP and FIRMWARE RESET

 

AVRDUDES – FIRMWARE UPGRADE APP

 Missing DLL libusb0.dll? Download the following file: https://dllyes.com/wp-content/uploads/201511041438/libusb0.zip

How to: Copy the libusb0.dll into the avrdudes folder (Firmware Reset Folder) before running the app.

 

SCREENSHOT OF AVRDUDES – Correct Settings

Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide
Auto Level Proximity Sensor Installation Guide

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