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Reverse X and Y axis in Cura


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Posted · Reverse X and Y axis in Cura

I've received Anet 3D printer with a couple demonstrational models (gcode), which are printed well.

I've installed Cura 3.6 and sliced a couple my own STL files, saved them in gcode. When launch it in the printer (over cd-card) the extruder and the table for lining-up move in opposite directions. Stop contacts located on the left and back of the printer, but the extruder moves on the right and the table moves upfront. 

How can I change the directional settings in Cura?

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    Posted · Reverse X and Y axis in Cura

    Got the decision. Insert the code:

    M104 S200
    M105
    M109 S200
    M82 ;absolute extrusion mode
    G28:Home
    G1 Z15.0 F6000;Move the platfarm down 15mm;
    prime the extruder
    G92 E0
    G1 F200 E3
    G92 E0
    G92 E0
    G1 F1500 E-10
    ;LAYER_COUNT:1001

     

    in the beginning, instead of generated by Cura.

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    Posted (edited) · Reverse X and Y axis in Cura

    That isn't the StartUp Gcode from the Anet A8 definition file.  There are some typos in it as well.

    The Creality Ender 5 is a "backwards" machine that has the 0,0,0 origin at the back right.  It doesn't affect anything but the users view while a model is printing.

    Before going into things that no one ever has to adjust, load a Benchy or calibration cube and set Cura up to slice.  Use the File | Save Project command to create a 3mf project file, then zip the file and post the zip folder here.

     

    When you "Auto-Home" the printer from the LCD where does the nozzle end up?

    When you load a model in Cura and its at the midpoint of the build plate - where does it print on the real build plate of the printer?

    Edited by GregValiant
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