Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Cura 4.5 and USB Ports?


msteele999
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Cura 4.5 and USB Ports?

Hello,

 

I recently installed Cura 4.5 with no Arduino support. I also run control software that interfaces to my Amateur Radio transceiver that uses COM port 8 via USB UART Bridge Drivers (Silicon Labs).

 

When Cura 4.5 starts - it puts the transceiver into transmit mode, meaning it sends some sort of signal on the USB Com port that the radio interprets as 'go into TX mode'. If I close Cura, it releases control and the radio reverts to normal operation.

 

Is there a reason Cura is hitting the USB ports? I have one printer installed but it is set as an offline printer (just to output gcode to an SD card) and the printer is not physically attached to the computer. Is there a way to disable this behavior or is it intrinsic and required?

 

Best regards,

 

Mark 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    • msteele999 changed the title to Cura 4.5 and USB Ports?
    Posted · Cura 4.5 and USB Ports?

    You can disable the USB Printing part of Cura and it will no longer touch your USB ports.

    * Go to "Marketplace"

    * Go to the "Installed" tab

    * Scroll down to "USB Printing"

    * Uncheck the checkbox in front of it

    * Restart Cura

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...