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flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:24 am
by NoHands
hi

I'm wondering if simplify 3d have a flashforge adventurer profile that can save gcode as .gx so I can load it straight into flashprint

thanks in advance

Shane

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:53 am
by wirlybird
You can add
{EXTENSION "gx"}
to the post-processing commands section under Scripts. Why would you slice a model in S3D to then just reslice in Flashprint?

Also, it will probably work fine with the extension ".g". At least it does on my Guider II. I just slice in S3D and send to a USB drive and load to the printer.

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:42 am
by NoHands
hi thanks heaps

I thought if I sliced it in s3d then opened that slice in flashprint I could send it directly to the printer I didn't know it would get resliced

Thanks
Shane

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:30 am
by wirlybird
You could I guess but it seems like extra steps! Try it and see how it goes.

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:48 pm
by S3D-Jake
The GX extension implies a different type of file. The printer should not accept a .GX file that is actually a Simplify3D gcode file without the proper header data you'd see when examining a GX file produced by FlashPrint.

WirlyBird is correct that the .G extension is more of what you're looking for. And yes, the direct upload is possible using the .G extension. FlashPrint won't re-slice the file.

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:42 am
by NoHands
hiya s3d jake and wirlybird
I downloaded the new s3d with flashforge adventurer 3 profile sliced it up opened it in flashprint and for some reaason it opened like this
ff print.JPG
any ideas?

thanks

NoHands

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:35 am
by slanwar
NoHands wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:42 am
hiya s3d jake and wirlybird
I downloaded the new s3d with flashforge adventurer 3 profile sliced it up opened it in flashprint and for some reaason it opened like this
ff print.JPG

any ideas?

thanks

NoHands
I have the same issue, I changed the .g to .gcode to use Polar Cloud and I get an error saying bad format then when I use the .g file again and load with flashprint I get double as well.

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:10 pm
by S3D-Jake
Please email our support team for an updated profile that eliminates this graphical representation in FlashPrint.

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:58 am
by slanwar
NoHands wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:42 am
hiya s3d jake and wirlybird
I downloaded the new s3d with flashforge adventurer 3 profile sliced it up opened it in flashprint and for some reaason it opened like this
ff print.JPG

any ideas?

thanks

NoHands
Just to let you know they fixed the issue not sure when they will send the new profile but the one they sent to me works

Re: flashforge Adventurer 3

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:55 pm
by NoHands
awesome thx mate