Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  
fuchs

Cura and Ulticontroller - Temperature?

Recommended Posts

I print at the "usual" 210 degrees Celsius. Lately i noticed, that the Cura Print Dialog shows me a temperature of 213 degrees for the whole print while the Ulticontroller shows me 210.

Cura 08.12

I think, before using the Ulticontroller, Cura did show the correct temperature.

Cura (and Ulticontroller) still show the temperature when heating (rising), but Cura stays at the slightly overshot temperature while the Ulticontroller updates the temperature.

Anybody seen similar?

I didn't know where to put this topic, as it involves Cura, Ulticontroller and possible Firmware (i run the stock one with my Ultimaker)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Cura shows the last temperature at the time just before it starts printing, the PID that controls the temperature hasn't really stabilized at that point yet. So there is still a bit of an offset at that point in time. The UltiController keeps updating the temperature during printing, so it will show the actual printing temperature.

(I'm working on an update that keeps requesting the temperature even during printing, but I need to be sure not to disrupt the printing process itself)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • How to 3D print with reinforced engineering materials
      Ultimaker is hosting a webinar where we explain how you can achieve and maintain a high print success rate using these new reinforced engineering materials. Learn from Ultimaker's Product Manager of Materials and top chemical engineer Bart van As how you can take your 3D printing to that next level.
      • 0 replies
    • "Back To The Future" using Generative Design & Investment Casting
      Designing for light-weight parts is becoming more important, and I’m a firm believer in the need to produce lighter weight, less over-engineered parts for the future. This is for sustainability reasons because we need to be using less raw materials and, in things like transportation, it impacts the energy usage of the product during it’s service life.
        • Like
      • 12 replies
×

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!