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Posted (edited) · Why cant I slice any of my files.?

I am brand new to 3d printing. Every time I upload a file to cura and I click slice, it says "The following settings have errors. Z hop speed." I am using a Monoprice select mini v2. What do I do? How do I change this setting? What is Z hop speed?

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    Posted · Why cant I slice any of my files.?

    Z-hop is an option for travel moves.  When the printer stops extruding in one area and moves to another you can elect to have the nozzle jump up by an adjustable amount.  That allows it to clear high spots in infill or warping feather edges that might get hit by the nozzle.  The Zhop speed is also an option.


    Just above all the settings in Cura is the Settings Search box.  Just to the right of it is a dropdown list for settings visibility.  Select "All" in the visibility box.

    Down in the Speed section you will see "Z hop Speed" and set it to 1.5.


    I think this is an error in the Monoprice printer definition file (which is provided by Monoprice).  I won't go into it but the default "speed_z_hop" of 10 is higher than the "machine_max_feedrate_z" of 1.5 so it won't slice.


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