Getting Started with Your Anycubic Photon Mono M5: Mastering the Setup and Printing Parameters

Anycubic Photon Mono M5 is a consumer-grade, high-precision resin printer that meets the needs of users to create fine prints. This tutorial will guide you through the basic steps of preparing the printer, and how to set up Anycubic Photon Mono M5; complete the machine preparation and printing parameter settings, so that users can fully utilize the potential of this printer and enjoy the fun of high-precision printing creation.


    How to Set Up Anycubic Photon Mono M5: Step By Step

    Properly setting up your resin printer is a key step to successful printing. It can greatly enhance the user's printing experience and improve the print quality.

    Step 1: Connect the power and turn on the printer. Through the menu setting, raise the Z axis to 100mm.
    Step 2: Install the screen protector. Peel off the factory screen protector, clean the exposure screen with the included tool kit, then apply the protector to the screen.
    Step 3: Install the print platform. Loosen the four screws on the platform, install the build platform, and tighten the knobs.
    Step 4: Level the printer and set the zero position. Leveling according to the following operations, set the zero position in the printer settings, tool "move z-axis".
    Step 5: Exposure test. In the printer settings, tools "move the z-axis" to select the exposure image, and perform exposure detection.
    Step 6: Install the resin tank. Tighten the knobs on both sides to complete the installation.


    File for printing: Anycubic Photon Mono M5 supports two data transmission methods, USB and WIFI.

    • Print the U disk file.We recommend using the USB flash drive that came with the printer. Insert the U disk into the machine and print the model files in the U disk.
    • APP remote printing.You need to download "Anycubic APP", register your account and log in, then you can add the printer in the app. Support online model search and local model upload.

    Recommended Print Parameters of Anycubic Photon Mono M5

    Setting correct printing parameters is very important to achieve good printing results. The setting of printing parameters will affect the printing accuracy, quality, printing success rate, and effectively avoid some printing problems. Below are the recommended printing parameters for Anycubic Photon Mono M5, which can be used as a reference for users, or optimized according to their needs to best meet their printing requirements.

    Recommend Parameters

    Anycubic Photon Mono M5

    Layer Thickness


    Normal Exposure Time


    Off Time


    Bottom Exposure Time


    Bottom Layers


    Z Lift Distance


    Z Lift Speed


    Z Retract Speed




    Gray Level


    Image Blur


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