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Feature Request - Resolution, Deviation, Quality - Speed Optimization


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Posted · Feature Request - Resolution, Deviation, Quality - Speed Optimization

As the current efforts to print higher quality at higher speeds, this request imho would solve many problems especially for 8-bit boards:

Problem:
If Maximum Resolution and Maximum Deviation are set too fine (low values), 8-bit boards can't keep up with the gcode, leading to quality problems. Stated i.e. here. This problem typically arises for fast printing moves along curved shapes which result in many lines-per-second to be processed by the board. This is for example the case for dense Gyroid infill.
 

As the outer surface is usually printed at low speeds, the resolution and deviation aren't limiting factors regarding cpu load - they could therefore be set to a high resolution (low values). On the other hand, infill and support structures usually aren't visible and thus not too important regarding resolution while usually being printed at high speeds.

Resulting Request:
It would therefore be desirable, to be able to set the Max Deviation and Resolution depending on the structure, which is printed. For example, infill and support structures would be printed with low resolution (high values), optimizing for speed while walls and top/bottom would be printed with high resolution (low values) optimizing for quality.

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