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g-code problem on Anet a8

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Hi guys,

 

I'm using cura 3.2.1 on my anet a8 and I'm having problems with my gcode. Because of the udapte (I think it's because of that), there is 2 gcode section, one for the machine (start/end gcode) and one for the extruder (extruder start/end gcode), the problem is that when I try to find a g-code for my printer on the internet I only find one (start/end) g-code, it's not separated in two section and I don't know what to put in each section

 

Here is my start gcode :

 

G21 ;metric values

G90 ;absolute positioning

M82 ;set extruder to absolute mode

M107 ;start with the fan off

G28 X0 Y0 ;move X/Y to min endstops

G28 Z0 ;move Z to min endstops

G1 Z15.0 F3600 ;move the platform down 15mm

G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again

G1 F3600

M117 Printing...

 

end :

 

M104 S0 ;extruder heater off

M140 S0 ;heated bed heater off (if you have it)

G91 ;relative positioning

G1 E-1 F300 ;retract the filament a bit before lifting

the nozzle, to release some of the pressure

G1 Z+0.5 E-5 X-20 Y-20 ;move Z up a bit and retract

filament even more

G28 X0 Y0 ;move X/Y to min endstops, so the head

is out of the way

G1 X0 Y+180 F3600 ;move buildplate forward

M84 ;steppers off

G90 ;absolute positioning

 

 

What should I put in both section ?

 

At this point, what my printer does is home, start the skirt, randomly goes at the Y axes end, keep doing the skirt and randomly goes at the X axes end..

 

Can someone please help me ?

 

 

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