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Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

Hi there - just started using the software & it's going pretty well.

However, I would like to know what the settings for "high" and "normal" quality are.

Whilst these are returning good results, there are some areas where I would like to use these settings as a base & then modify them slightly.

Can anyone help?

Cheers!

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    Sure, most settings are the same as Cura's defaults. The details can be found in simpleMode.py. But the main differences are:

    Layerheight 0.2 for normal, 0.1 for high quality.

    Wall thickness 0.8 for normal, 1.2 for high quality

    Print speed 50 for both

    Fill density 20% for normal, 30% for high quality.

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    Daid - how does fill density and wall thickness affect quality? or do you mean quality to be 'structural quality' as opposed to (what I assumed) 'perceived beauty of the object'?

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    The part also will be stronger, but the infill is also better to hold up the "roof" so to say. I found that with thin layers you better have a bit more infill.

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    Back again.

    Tried out adjusting some settings, but have run into a probelm - overlap.

    cura_overlap.jpg

    pink sections are the problem - green is fine - the outer overlap works, but not the inner - any ideas?

    Also, the seam evident in this picture:

    cura_seam.jpg

    Is there a way to avoid this seam by randomizing the layer order (like netfabb does?)

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings
    pink sections are the problem - green is fine - the outer overlap works, but not the inner - any ideas?
    Backlash problems, most likely because of lose small belts.

    Is there a way to avoid this seam by randomizing the layer order (like netfabb does?)
    The setting that does this is called "Jitter", but you cannot access it from Cura.
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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings
    pink sections are the problem - green is fine - the outer overlap works, but not the inner - any ideas?
    Backlash problems, most likely because of lose small belts.

    I don't get this behaviour in repG though, will check belt tension, but believe it to be good.

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    Hallo,

    how to solve the Seam and Overhang Problems in last picture?

    I got such Seam every time the nozzle stops to move z-Axis.

    And the Overhang is a problem with the fan (need better fan cooling)? The rest of the surface looks good for the temperature.

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    Posted · Cura High/normal quality settings

    Hallo,

    how to solve the Seam and Overhang Problems in last picture?

    I got such Seam every time the nozzle stops to move z-Axis.

     

     

    Yes, Daid must implement Jitter :)

     

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