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Posted · S5 - changing filament mid print

Hi

 

I'm part way through a big print and its now looking like I will need to fit a fresh spool of Tough PLA before it finishes.

 

Hopefully I can "pause print" and "change filament" at any time, is this correct?

I assume if the change-over is quick there should be no negative effect on the part.

A bit worried about spoiling a print which is about 30 hours in.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Posted · S5 - changing filament mid print

If you have the flow switch turn on, the printer will stop once it runs out of filament and you'll be able to replace the empty spool by a new one. You can also change the filament during the print by pausing the print and then selecting the material icon on the printer screen and change it.

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Posted · S5 - changing filament mid print

Thank you, the 'pause print', 'change material' method worked well. Print continued without any negative effect

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