Distance between tip of the nozzle and the bed surface has not been set yet

Updated 8 months ago ​by Tomáš Chvalina

The Distance between the tip of the nozzle and the bed surface has not been set yet error message occurs after you successfully finish all of the calibration parts, except the First layer calibration.


  1. If the calibration was successfully finished, then just perform the first layer calibration. That can be done through the LCD Menu -  Calibration - First layer cal. 
  2. Make sure to use only PLA for this calibration. 
  3. Fully finish the calibration at least once and you are good to go.
  4. Small adjustments can be later applied through the Live Z adjust option while printing. This menu can be entered only when printing the first 3 layers, just press the Knob - Live adjusting Z and then you can tune it.

If you are still struggling with this calibration, visit this article for more information on First layer calibration and Live adjust Z.


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