Contents:

Software
-Cura Type A
Commonly Used Resources
-0.6mm Nozzle Profiles
-Spool Holder
Machine-Specific Resources
-Downloads for Current Machines
-Downloads for Legacy Machines

Software

Cura Type A

Cura Type A is Type A Machines' slicing software used to prepare 3D model for printing on the Series 1 and Series 1 Pro. Choose a material profile from the built-in list of materials, optimized for the best results when printing with the Series 1 and Series 1 Pro. If you prefer, the full complement of settings are available and at your disposal, allowing you to adjust them to suit your needs.

Cura Type A 1.5 - Available for Download Now

New Features and Enhancements

- Absolute Dimensions - Specify infill by millimeter rather than percentage.
- 3D Cubic Structure -  Produces axis-independent interior structure.
- Internal structure visualizer - Toggles display of infill in place as it would print. (Two-dimensional internal structures only.)
- New Concentric internal structure pattern introduced.
- Basic settings panel displays extrusion width, shell number, and equivalant infill percentage for users migrating to our new infill paradigm.
- Gcode can be renamed when using "Send to Series 1" feature.
- Cmd/Ctrl-P brings up the “Send to Printer” dialog.
- Tag in Gcode files indicating material profile used to generate the gcode.
- User notification when a software update is available.
- Added 30 new Material Profiles, for over 75 total. Complete list is here

Download Cura Type A 1.5.0: Windows | macOS

ATTENTION MAC OS USERS: After it has been moved into the Applications folder, you must control-click on the program and select "open" in order to run this version of Cura Type A for the first time.

Minimum system software requirements: Windows 8/10, macOS 10.9+
Download the Quick Start Guide for Cura Type A PDF here.

Cura Type A 1.4.2
Full changelog and release notes can be found in our forum, here.

Minimum OS requirements: Windows 8 and 10, OS X 10.7 and later 
Linux in i386 (32-bit) and AMD64 (64-bit) variants should use Cura Type A 1.4.1.

Download Cura Type A: Windows | masOS | Linux (64-bit) | Linux (32-Bit)
Release Notes can be found here 

Previous Versions
Older releases of Cura Type A, while not actively supported, can be found here

Cura Type A is Possible Thanks to Open Source
Cura Type A is based on Daid/Ultimaker's Cura v15.02 open source slicing software. Our thanks to Daid Braam for his generous contribution to the Open Source community and the 3D printing industry as a whole. And thank you to Ultimaker for their ongoing support for Cura development.

Source code for Cura Type A is located in the Type A Machines BitBucket repository.

The Type A Machines fork of Cura
The Type A Machines fork of the CuraEngine 

 

Commonly Used Resources

0.6mm Hot End Cura Type A Profiles

Download the following .ini files. 
In Cura Type A, select “File” -> “Open Profile…” to populate the settings fields with the values contained in the material profile of your choice.

Download links:
ProMatte 0.6mm Settings
EverydayPLA 0.6mm Settings
PerformancePLA 0.6mm Settings

Series 1 Spool Holder 5.2

In some of our documentation, this design had been refered to as "Spool Holder 2.0"

Download links:
STL files + gcode For 0.4mm Hot Ends (Standard)
STL files + gcode For 0.6mm Hot Ends
Full Spool Holder Git Directory with Additional Gcode and Documentation

Adaptive Auto-Leveling Sensor Mount

Download links:
STL file (Recommended to print in Polycarbonate)

Machine-Specific Resources

Current and Recent Machines

  Documentation Firmware Notes Source
Series 1 Pro
(With Adaptive Auto-Leveling)
Quick Start Guide

Download

Download Adaptive Auto-Alignment upgrade guide here.

Spool Holder (0.4mm)

Spool Holder (0.6mm)

Visit Full Repo

Series 1 and Series 1 Pro
(2015)
Quick Start Guide

Heated Bed

No Heated Bed

Heatbed 1.2.1*

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

*Heatbed 1.2.1 firmware is required on some machines purchased between July and September 2015.

Contact support to determine.

Spool Holder (0.4mm)

Spool Holder (0.6mm)

Visit Full Repo


Legacy Machines

  User Documentation Supporting Software Firmware Source Files Notes
Series 1
(2014)

User Manual

Quick Start Guide

Troubleshooting Tips

Bonjour for Windows

Secure Shell Addon for Google Chrome

Download (May have to flip
motor Connectors if machine does not home correctly)

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

Spool Holder (0.4mm)

Spool Holder (0.6mm)

Visit Full Repo

SSH is required for changing network settings.
Series 1
(2014, groovemount)

User Manual

Quick Start Guide

Troubleshooting Tips

Bonjour for Windows

Secure Shell Addon for Google Chrome

Download (May have to flip
motor Connectors if machine does not home correctly)

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

Spool Holder (0.4mm)

 

Spool Holder (0.6mm)

Visit Full Repo

SSH is required for changing network settings.
Series 1
(2013, "Rev B")
Manual n/a (Originally Pronterface and KISSlicer)

Download

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

Design Files

Bill of Materials (PDF)

Bill of Materials also available in .xlsx and .ods formats.
Series 1
(2012, Dual Head Test Batch)
n/a n/a (Originally Pronterface and KISSlicer)

Download

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

n/a n/a
Series 1
(2012, "Rev A")
Manual n/a (Originally Pronterface and KISSlicer)

Download

(Requires Aurduino 1.0.6)

Cutting Drawings