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Posted · Gcode for Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2+


Are Gcode created by Cura for an Ulimaker 2 or a 2+ more or less similar?

I have a 2+ and a friend has a 2. I've used by mistake a Gcode for the 2 on my 2+ and it worked perfectly.

If the Gcode are interchangeable it would make exchanges easier.


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    Posted · Gcode for Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2+

    Especially for PLA and models that aren’t too complex, the gcode is fairly interchangeable. 


    The 2+ has a better feeder, so Cura may produce gcode that has extrusion and retraction speeds that could cause some skipping on the extruder when printing with the UM2.

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    Posted · Gcode for Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2+

    Thanks for the information!

    So if I understand well: Gcode for a 2 used on a 2+ causes no problem, Gcode for a 2+ used on a 2 may cause a problem.

    If we have a 2 and a 2+, it can be a good idea to only create Gcode for a 2 and use it on both printers.

    Am I right?

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