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I have an Ender 5 on the way and this is my first time using Cura. I downloaded Cura 4 but it seems that the profile from Creality is in json format and just from scouting around the internet it looks like Cura 4 doesn't use the same configuration files as Cura 3. How would I go about importing the following information into Cura to setup an Ender 5? Or should I just stick to Cura 3.4.1 as supplied by Creality on their USB stick?

 

{
    "name": "Creality Ender-5",
    "version": 2,
    "inherits": "fdmprinter",
    "metadata": {
        "visible": true,
        "author": "Michael Wildermuth",
        "manufacturer": "Creality3D",
        "file_formats": "text/x-gcode",
        "preferred_quality_type": "draft",
        "machine_extruder_trains":
        {
            "0": "creality_cr10_extruder_0"
        }
    },
    "overrides": {
        "machine_width": {
            "default_value": 220
        },
        "machine_height": {
            "default_value": 300
        },
        "machine_depth": {
            "default_value": 220        },
        "machine_head_polygon": {
            "default_value": [
                [-30, 34],
                [-30, -32],
                [30, -32],
                [30, 34]
            ]
        },
        "layer_height_0": {
            "default_value": 0.2
        },
        "top_bottom_thickness": {
            "default_value": 0.6
        },
        "top_bottom_pattern": {
            "default_value": "concentric"
        },
        "infill_pattern": {
            "value": "'triangles'"
        },
        "retraction_enable": {
            "default_value": true
        },
        "retraction_amount": {
            "default_value": 5
        },
        "retraction_speed": {
            "default_value": 40
        },
        "cool_min_layer_time": {
            "default_value": 10
        },
        "adhesion_type": {
            "default_value": "skirt"
        },
        "skirt_line_count": {
            "default_value": 4
        },
        "skirt_gap": {
            "default_value": 5
        },
        "machine_end_gcode": {
            "default_value": "G91\nG1 F1800 E-3\nG1 F3000 Z10\nG90\nG28 X0 Y0 ; home x and y axis\nM106 S0 ; turn off cooling fan\nM104 S0 ; turn off extruder\nM140 S0 ; turn off bed\nM84 ; disable motors"
        },
        "machine_heated_bed": {
            "default_value": true
        },
        "gantry_height": {
            "default_value": 30
        },
        "acceleration_enabled": {
            "default_value": true
        },
        "acceleration_print": {
            "default_value": 500
        },
        "acceleration_travel": {
            "default_value": 500
        },
        "jerk_enabled": {
            "default_value": true
        },
        "jerk_print": {
            "default_value": 20
        },
        "jerk_travel": {
            "default_value": 20
        }
    }
}

 

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Posted · Importing Ender 5 information into Cura 4

Cura 3 uses the same file types as Cura 4. You would need to copy another file as well, which can be found under extruders (creatily_cr_10_extruder_0.def.json).
If you put those in the same location as where 3.4 put them (but then for 4.0) it should be picked up.

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