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Posted · [Cura 3.6.0] Wanhao Duplicator i3 wrong machine settings

Machine settings data seems wrong for the Wanhao Duplicator i3. When starting a print with it the printer hangs while processing the start code due to some syntax error I guess.

 

Here's a screenshot of the faulty original settings:

dupli.thumb.jpg.38e3f42ed34ecc0ce5bc0ac6cb83c4ec.jpg

Notice the travel speed which seems to be a variable which the printer doesn't understand (just a guess - I'm not an expert in gcode). There's also a space in front of every line except the first - I guess this won't get parsed anyway but I think it's worth mentioning as there's no space for other machines. Also have a look at the end g-code: There's some command missing to turn the heated bed off which seems rather dangerous. Printhead settings don't look plausible either; especially the gantry height. Last but not least the gcode flavour should be repetier but I think this doesn't matter.

 

I've been using a slightly modified (just changed the Z-height to 180mm) Prusa i3 machine setting for some years now which seems to work well with the Duplicator i3. Here's a screenshot of that - just for the sake of completeness.

dupli2.thumb.jpg.659449f2b34717e92d430468614ded9f.jpg

 

I'm using the latest 64bit stable 3.6.0 AppImage version of cura on a Xubuntu 18.04 system. To exclude any influences of previous cura installations I've deleted following folders before testing:

~/.cache/cura

~/.config/cura

~/.local/share/cura

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Posted · [Cura 3.6.0] Wanhao Duplicator i3 wrong machine settings

Well, all 3d party printers are contributed one way or another. We don't actually have the machines, so they don't get tested by Ultimaker in any way.

 

If you want these things changed in the next release of Cura, please make a pull request.

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Posted · [Cura 3.6.0] Wanhao Duplicator i3 wrong machine settings

There's still some end-gcode missing to turn off the heated bed and I guess the strange printhead settings remain unchanged. But thanks for the update.

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