How to view Up! G-code?

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How to view Up! G-code?

Post by oyoung » Mon 19 Jul , 2021 13:55 pm

Hi, I am trying to view the G-code that the Up! machine is using. Is that possible? Can't seem to export it. Anyone know how to do this?

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Re: How to view Up! G-code?

Post by oyoung » Tue 27 Jul , 2021 9:44 am

I suppose this seems like a foolish question! I wanted to know why my Up! printer prints things so much more quickly than a Creality Ender 3. Viewing the G-code might give some clues. Any thoughts, anyone?

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Re: How to view Up! G-code?

Post by Martin » Wed 28 Jul , 2021 15:23 pm

I don't know if how you get to see the file it produces.

I guess it all depends on the size of the heater which in turn will allow more or less material to be melted & the feed rates then calculated from that.

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Re: How to view Up! G-code?

Post by TDIPower » Thu 29 Jul , 2021 0:08 am

What are you using to convert you stl files to gcode? We have a couple of creality machines in work and use Cura to do the slicing/post processing. Why not dload that and look at the speed settings for the ender3 and the up machines. I know it can all be tweaked in Cura.

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Re: How to view Up! G-code?

Post by oyoung » Mon 02 Aug , 2021 12:47 pm

TDIPower wrote:
Thu 29 Jul , 2021 0:08 am
What are you using to convert you stl files to gcode? We have a couple of creality machines in work and use Cura to do the slicing/post processing. Why not dload that and look at the speed settings for the ender3 and the up machines. I know it can all be tweaked in Cura.
Thanks for the idea - we use Cura too, and have been dicking around with speeds to try and improve print speed/quality. However, without being able to view the Up! g-code it's difficult to compare feed speed etc.

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Re: How to view Up! G-code?

Post by oyoung » Mon 02 Aug , 2021 13:11 pm

Martin wrote:
Wed 28 Jul , 2021 15:23 pm
I don't know if how you get to see the file it produces.

I guess it all depends on the size of the heater which in turn will allow more or less material to be melted & the feed rates then calculated from that.
That's a sensible thought - does anyone know the heater sizes? I think the Ender has a max temp of 260°C. What's the value of the Up! heater?

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