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Posted · Cura settings for Prusa i3

Looking for settings for Prusa i3. Not sure how to set it as I saw some topic that GCode has to be changed...

Maybe someone is using Prusa i3 with Cura...

Thanks in advance.

 

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    Posted · Cura settings for Prusa i3

    I've been using successfully Cura for my Prusa i3 8'' with magma hot end (i can use ABS only with the hot end right now)

    Here are my settings:

    Dump it into any .ini file and load it with cura (V13.06.4)

    [profile]

    layer_height = 0.2

    wall_thickness = 1

    retraction_enable = True

    solid_layer_thickness = 0.9

    fill_density = 20

    nozzle_size = 0.4

    print_speed = 70

    print_temperature = 225

    print_temperature2 = 0

    print_temperature3 = 0

    print_temperature4 = 0

    print_bed_temperature = 90

    support = None

    platform_adhesion = Brim

    support_dual_extrusion = False

    filament_diameter = 2.85

    filament_diameter2 = 0

    filament_diameter3 = 0

    filament_diameter4 = 0

    filament_flow = 100

    retraction_speed = 30

    retraction_amount = 4.5

    retraction_dual_amount = 16.5

    bottom_thickness = 0.3

    object_sink = 0.0

    overlap_dual = 0.2

    travel_speed = 150

    bottom_layer_speed = 20

    infill_speed = 100

    cool_min_layer_time = 5

    fan_enabled = True

    skirt_line_count = 1

    skirt_gap = 3.0

    fan_layer = 1

    fan_speed = 100

    fan_speed_max = 100

    cool_min_feedrate = 10

    cool_head_lift = False

    solid_top = True

    solid_bottom = True

    fill_overlap = 15

    support_rate = 75

    brim_line_count = 15

    raft_margin = 5

    raft_line_spacing = 1.0

    raft_base_thickness = 0.3

    raft_base_linewidth = 0.7

    raft_interface_thickness = 0.2

    raft_interface_linewidth = 0.2

    fix_horrible_union_all_type_a = False

    fix_horrible_union_all_type_b = False

    fix_horrible_use_open_bits = False

    fix_horrible_extensive_stitching = False

    plugin_config = (lp1

    .

    object_center_x = -1

    object_center_y = -1

    [alterations]

    start.gcode = ;Sliced at: {day} {date} {time}

    ;Basic settings: Layer height: {layer_height} Walls: {wall_thickness} Fill: {fill_density}

    ;Print time: {print_time}

    ;Filament used: {filament_amount}m {filament_weight}g

    ;Filament cost: {filament_cost}

    G21 ;metric values

    G90 ;absolute positioning

    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 F{travel_speed} ;move the platform down 15mm

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length

    G1 F200 E3 ;extrude 3mm of feed stock

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again

    G1 F{travel_speed}

    M117 Printing...

    end.gcode = ;End GCode

    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 F{travel_speed} ;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

    M84 ;steppers off

    G90 ;absolute positioning

    start2.gcode = ;Sliced at: {day} {date} {time}

    ;Basic settings: Layer height: {layer_height} Walls: {wall_thickness} Fill: {fill_density}

    ;Print time: {print_time}

    ;Filament used: {filament_amount}m {filament_weight}g

    ;Filament cost: {filament_cost}

    G21 ;metric values

    G90 ;absolute positioning

    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 F{travel_speed} ;move the platform down 15mm

    T1

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length

    G1 F200 E10 ;extrude 10mm of feed stock

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again

    G1 F200 E-{retraction_dual_amount}

    T0

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length

    G1 F200 E10 ;extrude 10mm of feed stock

    G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again

    G1 F{travel_speed}

    M117 Printing...

    end2.gcode = ;End GCode

    M104 T0 S0 ;extruder heater off

    M104 T1 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 F{travel_speed} ;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

    M84 ;steppers off

    G90 ;absolute positioning

    support_start.gcode =

    support_end.gcode =

    cool_start.gcode =

    cool_end.gcode =

    replace.csv =

    nextobject.gcode = ;Move to next object on the platform. clear_z is the minimal z height we need to make sure we do not hit any objects.

    G92 E0

    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 F{travel_speed} ;move Z up a bit and retract filament even more

    G90 ;absolute positioning

    G1 Z{clear_z} F{max_z_speed}

    G92 E0

    G1 X{object_center_x} Y{object_center_y} F{travel_speed}

    G1 F200 E6

    G92 E0

    switchextruder.gcode = ;Switch between the current extruder and the next extruder, when printing with multiple extruders.

    G92 E0

    G1 E-36 F5000

    G92 E0

    T{extruder}

    G1 X{new_x} Y{new_y} Z{new_z} F{travel_speed}

    G1 E36 F5000

    G92 E0

     

     

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