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Posted · Printing time ultimaker cura 4.x vs cura 14.07

Hi, I'm still using cura 14 because every time I try cura 4.x the printing time is much longer. Without taking into account the estimated time and speaking of the actual printing time: With the same design and apparently the same configuration, I have printed the same piece in cure 14 in 39 minutes and in cure 4.8 in 56 minutes. Another design goes from 44 real minutes to 56 minutes. The difference in the estimated time is almost double.

I have an anet a6 with original firmware

This is normal?

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    Posted · Printing time ultimaker cura 4.x vs cura 14.07

    Yes, you cannot really compare these two versions. Cura 14 is 7 years old and has much less features than a current version.

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    Posted · Printing time ultimaker cura 4.x vs cura 14.07

    I agree but the printing time is a very important factor for me and with the printer I have the finish is similar in the two versions but the printing time is much longer in the more current versions

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    Posted · Printing time ultimaker cura 4.x vs cura 14.07

    If printing time is important you are satisfied with both version, stay with Cura 14.

    If you are interested why it takes longer, you can slice with both versions and then compare the gcode line by line to see what are the differences. Maybe you can safe some time with some settings in Cura 4.x but it is hard or impossible to say, turn this option on/off to get the same result.

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