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Posted · Startup Cycle

I do a lot of quick prints.

 

Is there a way to make the printer self level and warm up the plate simultaneously?

 

Also is there, or could there be a setting to make the self leveling feature optional? 

 

 

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    Posted · Startup Cycle

    The active leveling is sensitive to electronic noise but leveling will also fail if there any non-melted filament on the tip of the nozzle.  So the printer heats both cores and the bed every time but then cuts power to all 3 while leveling is happening.

     

    You can definitely disable the active leveling.  I did it on my S5 for a month.  The experience was pretty good.  The feature is not build into the screen but here is a tool to do it (which is what I used on my S5 - worked well).  Note that the first time you do manual leveling you should probably reboot right after as I forget now but it did something strange on the first print after the first leveling after switching to manual.

     

     

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