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Posted · Multiple printers from 1 laptop

Hello all

I currently have 2 Printrbot Simples along with Cura 2.5.0 . I am trying to control them from 1 laptop via USB connection. I can connect multiple printers at the same time, and Cura recognizes that, but they are both labeled as Print via USB, with no way to distinguish between which one is which printer. I have had some luck with this procedure:

1. Both printers unplugged

2. Open one instance of Cura

3. Plug in one printer

4. Wait for printer to establish connection to first printer

5. Open second instance of Cura

6. Plug in second printer

7. Wait for printer to establish connection to second printer

This procedure only seems to work maybe half of the time, the other half of the time both printers will connect to the same instance of Cura. If anyone has any suggestions i would appreciate them

Jacob

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