Setting up the Polar 3D printer is quick and easy. Follow the YouTube instructional video below.
We also include step-by-step written instructions below.
Step 1: Plug in and power up your Polar 3D Printer. The lights will show Polar in blue and 3D in .
Step 2: Go to Cloud.Polar3D.com and create your account. If you already have an account, log in.
Step 3: From your device (Mac, PC, tablet, iPad, iPhone) select WiFi network. From the list of networks, select the P3D network named after your printer’s serial number found on the back of the printer, for example, “P3D00001-wifi”. You will be prompted for a password which is the 8-character serial number consisting of P3D and 5 numbers. In this example, “P3D00001”.
Step 4: In your browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc) enter 192.168.0.1 into the navigation bar.
Step 5: You are connected directly to the printer! Now we want to identify your home, school, or local WiFi network. It should appear from the Available Network Menu. Select your WiFi and enter your password. You will get confirmation that you added your local network successfully:
Step 6: On your device, connect to your local network. (Instead of the Printer’s WiFi.)
Step 7: Unplug the printer and plug it back in. In a minute it should reboot and be connected to your local network.
Step 8: Return to Cloud.Polar3D.com, log back in if necessary, and select “Printers”. Then select “Add Printer” in the upper right corner.
Step 9: Fill in Printer Details and Select “Save”.
Step 10: You are ready to go! Select an Object, click “Load to Printer”, then “Save”.
Step 11: Print!