Jump to content
UltiMaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

General question about printer to cura

Recommended Posts

Posted · General question about printer to cura

Cura doesn't recognise anything; you have to tell it things.


Also realise that Ultimaker only makes the profiles for Ultimaker printers. All the other printer profiles for 3rd party printers are provided by third parties (sometimes 3d printer manufacturers, but commonly some community member).  Whoever wrote the definition of the Geeetech A30 for Cura defined it as having a maximum of 1 extruder.


Modifying the definition is not entirely straightforward, so it is probably easiest to add a new printer to Cura and choosing the "Custom FFF Printer" option instead of Geeetech A30. Then you can choose the number of extruders (up to 8).

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · General question about printer to cura

    Thank you very much ahoeben as soon as it is done printing, I will give that a try.

    When i added this printer, it was listed, but must be listed with only one extruder.

    When adding it as FFF, is there anything else that i will need to know? (So I dont screw things up)

  • 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

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        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
        • 14 replies
    • Create New...