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Posted · Cura settings for "MiniCalTest"

Each Ultimaker 2 is shipped with a "MiniCalTest" block which was printed on that machine just prior to shipping. Does anyone know what Cura settings are used by the factory when printing this test piece? Not just the factory default settings on the machine, but the settings such as print speed, shell thickness, fill density, and other variables found on the Cura basic, advanced, and expert menus. I'd like to print the MiniCalTest block periodically using the exact same settings as the original piece as a way of monitoring performance of the Ultimaker as compared to when it was brand new. Thank you.

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    Posted · Cura settings for "MiniCalTest"

    gcode files store all the settings used to create the gcode file - at the end in a binary format. In cura you can select "file" "open profile from gcode" and that will load all the settings from that gcode file into cura and then you can go through them all and look at them or save them out "save profile...".

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    Posted · Cura settings for "MiniCalTest"

    The gcode that came on the card has all those settings so just save that g code or keep in on your card. You don't need to load it into cura to print it. Just select it from the print menu on the printer.

    The only thing is the machine settings like temps and acceleration speeds if adjusted will need to be put back to default. You could make a material profile the same as the default PLA and name it test or something if you want to make changes to the Pla profile.

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    Posted · Cura settings for "MiniCalTest"

    yes, the MiniCalTest block as well as the gcode-data are here. but:

    your hint to get the profile of the gcode by opening cura > file > "open profile from gcode" is not present in my cura version 2.1.2.

    modification is necessary when I will print with other nozzles than 0,4mm - from olsson block.

    or can I get the stl-data of the MiniCalTest?

    thanks

    rolf

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