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Custom Print modes

by MakerBot

MakerBot Print 2.7 allows for the creation and easy sharing of custom print modes.

Here are some custom print modes created by thingiverse users for colorFabb special filaments and for draft printing with PLA.

Attached are:
maikagm's ColorFabb woodFill profile
colorFabb's copperFill profile
Thor3D's draft PLA profile
enlightenme3's draft PLA profile
colorFabb's bronzeFill profile
inspector_number_555's corkFill profile

Print profiles attached. Download them and import into MakerBot Print 2.7 !

Material:colorFabb bronzeFill Material:colorFabb copperFill Material:colorFabb corkFill Material:colorFabb woodFill Material:MakerBot PLA Nozzle:0.6mm brass Nozzle:0.6mm stainless steel Nozzle:0.8mm brass
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MakerBot Print 2.7:Experimental Settings and Custom Print Modes

by MakerBot

Hello all, and welcome to MakerBot Labs!

Make sure you check out our new version of MakerBot Print with new features to support the Experimental Extruder.
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MakerBot Print version 2.7 exposes more advanced slicer settings (35+ more settings!) to help you tune prints for different materials and draft printing. To expose these settings make sure you are connected to a printer that has an Experimental Extruder attached and that you have that printer selected. Experimental settings are tagged with an Experimental Extruder icon. Learn more about how to expose these settings: https://support.makerbot.com/learn/makerbot-labs/experimental-extruder/exposing-custom-settings_13660.

This version of MakerBot Print also adds the ability to create custom print modes. To create a custom print mode select a default print mode, name your print mode and press the + button. Make any changes you would like and click "Save Print mode". Custom print modes can be exported and imported for easy sharing within the MakerBot Labs community. If a custom print mode contains Experimental Extruder settings it will also be badged with an Experimental Extruder Icon (screenshot attached). Learn more about custom print modes: https://support.makerbot.com/learn/makerbot-labs/custom-print-modes/custom-print-modes_13654.

We can't wait to see your experimental extruder print modes and prints!

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No Raft for any Extruder

by emcamposBR

This is the profile for MakerBot Mini+ and MakerBot+, but I do believe this will also work for Z18. To use this profile you must also low the Z stage, by the Z calibration settings, manual calibration, to -0.4mm, if you are printing in layer resolution of 0.2mm. The result is preatty nite, faster prints without the raft creation, and less material expended.

Also, this profile is only recomeneded for parts with greater XY area than Z hight

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Makerbot tough PLA with Experimental Extruder

by emcamposBR

Does anyone have printed Tough PLA with Experimental Extruder? Can you guys share the profile for the MakerBot Print?

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new replicator+, very bad print quality, request help

by airklaus

hello group, I received my new replicator + today, commissioning ok, test print chain, very bad quality! My I3 Mega costs 1/10 and delivers much better quality!!!, unfortunately you can not use cura, only makerbot print, think the problem is the slicer software. the quality of the printer, it can not be, are there other options than the default print settings of makerbot print?? use self made print options? as in cura for my I3 Mega, the result is unacceptable for a printer of this price, unbelievable! Thank you

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