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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

Is this just a bug I'm experiencing or a known issue? :)

Doing some nGen test prints and they advised no fans.

Unchecked the Enable Cooling Fans and saved to SD card. Ran the print...fans turned on I was able to shut them off via the Ulticontroller but, of course, it should work in Cura

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Posted (edited) · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

I tried it with my RepRap style Printer, and it omitted the M106 command from the gcode when I unchecked that box.

So it could be machine/json file dependent.

Also, look through that fan-off gcode for M106 to ensure its in there or not.

Also, does the fan turn on immediately or after printing the first few layers?

P.S. I just tested it with the Ultimaker Original printer profile and the M106 255 is on ;Layer:1 with the Fan enabled and nowhere in the gcode when I uncheck the 'Enable Cooling Fans' box. Let us know what you find.

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

My fans turned on when it hit layer 0.5

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

Disabling fans in Cura 2.1.2 works fine on my UM2.

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

Not one mine....tried again.

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

But they don't run on the first layer, do they?

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

No, not the first few layers...which is expected behavior

But turning on at layer 0.5 when unchecked in Cura...shouldn't do that

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Posted (edited) · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2
@nallath - I think this is a simple cura 2.1.2 bug that happens only with UMO (non ultigcode). Edited by Guest

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Posted · Fans turn on despite being unchecked in Cura 2.1.2

Only with UMO?

Well...Mom always said I was special :)

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