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Banging my head against the wall trying to figure out why S3D is not working correctly on my UM2E. I am trying to get help from S3D support but the amended profile they send me did not change much. I suspect S3D is pushing too much filament too much head pressure it has knocked out my Bowden tube on more that one occasion... Cura never has. I am posting an image of a XYZ cube test print from both slicers. Has anyone been successful in getting the S3d  print quality setting to work on a UM2 or 2E?

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Well, that is odd. Usually the S3D people have the opposite results. And, yes there are gobs of them here who will help you.

 

And, wow....knocked out the bowden tube? That is another first. There will be people here who can help you, but if the free program does it well, why pay? I have both and prefer Cura since it is part of the UM ecosystem and made to work with those printers very well.

 

 

And...welcome to the forums where you will get tons of solid advice. :)

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Hi Tinkergnome,

 

Yes I am using the correct profile preset in S3D. I have even been working with Support at S3D to figure out why their profile prints so poorly on my machine. I remember seeing a S3D thread that talked about them changing the UM profiles to put more amperage to the feed motor, I believe this is the culprit.

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