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Posted · Ultimaker gcode format for 2d Pen Plotting

Hello UM_Community,

I am trying to experiment with my 3d printer to make 2d drawings by adding a pen to the print head.

I generated a simple Hello World Code from Inkscape with the J Tech Plugin used for Laser cutting, which is not able to be printed on my UM3. It says Print time 0:00 and doesn't start.

Probably there needs to be a definition in the beginning of the code defining certain values. I attached the Hello World File.

Does someone know how to edit the code and definition so that the printer is able to read the printjob?


Also, to give a bit more context to what the idea should be, I add this video:


Best regards!

Hello World.gcode

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    Posted · Ultimaker gcode format for 2d Pen Plotting


    It looks like all the gcodes in your file are supported - or enough that it should work.  Here you can find a list of UM3 supported gcodes:




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    Posted (edited) · Ultimaker gcode format for 2d Pen Plotting

    Thanks for your reply and your help! I figured it out.

    So it needed to be a Griffin gcode definition and previously I pasted Marlin standard definitions in it, I think thats why it was not working...

    Here is the Code for anyone trying it out



    Hello World 2.gcode

    Edited by Moe1003
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