On the Connection panel, you can connect Luban to the machine via Serial Port or Wi-Fi to execute online operations.
6.1.1 Via Serial Port
1. Insert the USB cable into your computer and the machine.
2. On the Connection panel, click Serial Port > .
3. Select the serial port on the drop-down list, and click Connect.
If you cannot find the port, unplug the USB cable and try again. For initial use, you should download and install the driver.
6.1.2 Via Wi-Fi
1. On the Connection panel, click Wi-Fi > .
2. Select your machine on the drop-down list, and click Connect.
3. On Touchscreen, tap Yes to confirm the Wi-Fi connection.
If you cannot find your machine on the drop-down list, click , enter your IP address, and click Confirm.
On the Console panel, you can enter commands and press the Enter key to control the machine. For the list of common commands, see Use commands to troubleshoot.
6.3 G-code Files
On the G-code Files panel, you can open, export, load, and send G-code files. After the G-code file is loaded to Workspace, you can click , , , or to operate the G-code file.
On the Control panel, you can control the movement of the Linear Modules and Toolheads.
6.4.1 Linear Modules
After connection, you can use the buttons below to control the movement of the X, Y, Z, and B axes. If Luban detects the Laser Module or CNC Module, these buttons can also be used to set the work origin and run boundary.
If Luban detects the 3D Printing Module, Laser Module, or CNC Module, a corresponding control panel of the toolhead will appear.
3D Printing Module
Appears only when Luban detects the 3D Printing Module. On this panel, you can control the work speed, nozzle temperature, Heated Bed temperature, and filament loading or unloading.
Appears only when Luban detects the Laser Module. On this panel, you can enable or disable the Auto Mode, set the material thickness, and control the laser height, Z offset, work speed, as well as laser power.
The Fine-tune Work Origin feature, exclusive to the Laser Module of Snapmaker Original, can be used to fine-tune the work origin.
Appears only when Luban detects the CNC Module. On this panel, you can control the work speed and CNC spindle.
On the Macro panel, you can automate frequently used operations by creating and running macros. A macro is a series of commands and instructions that you group as a single command to accomplish an operation automatically.
6.6 Machine Setting
Exclusive to Snapmaker Original. After Luban is connected to the machine, you can enable or disable Door Detection and select the Z-axis Extension Module on the Machine Setting panel of the left sidebar.