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Auto heatup script for Ultimakers

Pre-heat nozzle and buildplate automaticly when switching on the machine.

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If I switch on my printer, it's very likely that I want to print something.

This is a simple and adjustable gcode script that will automatically start when the machine is switched on with the SD card in it.
It will play a sound and move the printhead to the right and the front as a indication that you are using the pre-heat script.
Then it will heat up you nozzle and your printbed.
In the meanwhile you can start a print.
If you don't start a print within 10 minutes the machine will play a sound, cooldown and reset the printhead position.
Tested on the UM2


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54ee6656780ab0a0571abebba3c37aff?default=blank&size=40Arjen Breur added this to the Ultimaker Mods & accesories collection ago
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Mini 11037458 10153388348984313 7183573094618343976 nMichael Bourque commented ago

I've often thought about this as a feature and I am really impressed you came up with it. Genius, I cannot wait to try it. Thank you.

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Mini madfish avatarcatohagen commented ago

very useful, thx...tested on UMO

970f04624cea8c71104cf28c958f7010?default=blank&size=40黃立中 added this to the UM2+ collection ago
20ab2b0ccff564760fe88cc8372a81b1?default=blank&size=40Jean-Francois F. added this to the Ultimaker 2 collection ago
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360af9e6947d6b283550e3c9587474e5?default=blank&size=40Tycho commented ago

Yes, you put the file with the same name on a card, put it in the machine, and it is executed when the printer boots (on power on). You put it on the SD card and it will be executed instead of it's normal startup ritual. (You can check in advanced settings to see temperatures change). AFAIK the script runs 'in the background' and is aborted if you select and other print from the SD card.

Simpe but effective.

Mini reiner 001 2Reiner Bühl commented ago

Is it sufficient to put that file (with the exact name) on the SD card or is there some other step needed?

Mini reiner 001 2Reiner Bühl added this to the Ultimaker2 collection ago
360af9e6947d6b283550e3c9587474e5?default=blank&size=40Tycho published this design ago