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Posted · Upf to gcode

So i have a wanhao duplicator and it only accepts gcode... how exactly do you switch from the .upf to gcode in the ultimaker program? Or even when i save a obj file is there anyway to convert these files into gcode?

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    Posted · Upf to gcode

    You can open a .ufp file in any zip application and extract the gcode file from it. For some zip applications, you may have to rename the file from *.ufp to *.zip.

     

    However, if Cura saves .ufp files instead of .gcode files for your non-Ultimaker printer, that is indicative of a wrong configuration in Cura. When you added your printer, instead of scrolling down the list of predefined printers to select your printer model (or a printer model much like your own), you seem to have selected an Ultimaker 3, S3 or S5. These printers use the .ufp file format. Picking one of those printers will result in bad prints for your duplicator, because your Cura will use settings specifically for the Ultimaker which are wrong (or at least suboptimal) for your Duplicator.

     

    In short: add a new printer in Cura, and *don't* pick an Ultimaker. Scroll down the list of printer models (the scrollbar may be hidden) to look for something more appropriate for your printer. Cura will no longer create .ufp files for your printer.

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