Jump to content

Switch off 2nd Feeder Motor in GCode


ae-dreid

Recommended Posts

Posted · Switch off 2nd Feeder Motor in GCode

Hello,

I have a DualExtruder installed on my UM1.

Currently i print only with one extruder.

But the 2nd feeder motor is very hot, too after printing. (without use)

Possible, that the motor hold the Position.

Is there a GCode, where i can switch off the motor when i don´t need it?

Thanks for all help i get.

Andreas

 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Switch off 2nd Feeder Motor in GCode

    Official Marlin has this option since a few days ago, however the default Ultimaker version has it not yet. Either you download the Marlin source code from Github or you have to be patient until this feature finds its way into the default Ultimaker firmware.

    Afaik there is no way to switch the motor off directly with Cura. Maybe with a special gcode command in the start.gcode.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Switch off 2nd Feeder Motor in GCode

    gcode command in the start.gcode.

     

    Thanks for your answer.

    This is what i search.

    For the first time, i rmove the plug from the board, but this is not permanet option for me.

    If anybody have an idea, please let me know it.

     

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Our picks

      • S-Line Firmware 8.3.0 was released Nov. 20th on the "Latest" firmware branch.
        (Sorry, was out of office when this released)

        This update is for...
        All UltiMaker S series  
        New features
         
        Temperature status. During print preparation, the temperatures of the print cores and build plate will be shown on the display. This gives a better indication of the progress and remaining wait time. Save log files in paused state. It is now possible to save the printer's log files to USB if the currently active print job is paused. Previously, the Dump logs to USB option was only enabled if the printer was in idle state. Confirm print removal via Digital Factory. If the printer is connected to the Digital Factory, it is now possible to confirm the removal of a previous print job via the Digital Factory interface. This is useful in situations where the build plate is clear, but the operator forgot to select Confirm removal on the printer’s display. Visit this page for more information about this feature.
          • Like
        • 0 replies
      • Ultimaker Cura 5.6 stable released
        Cura now supports Method series printers!
         
        A year after the merger of Ultimaker and MakerBotQQ, we have unlocked the ability for users of our Method series printers to slice files using UltiMaker Cura. As of this release, users can find profiles for our Method and Method XL printers, as well as material profiles for ABS-R, ABS-CF, and RapidRinse. Meaning it’s now possible to use either Cura or the existing cloud-slicing software CloudPrint when printing with these printers or materials
        • 48 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...