tnorton
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Dual extruder print offset issue

Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:56 pm

I am just getting into dual head prints. I have setup my print using the dual extrusion wizard, and everything looks great on the screen. When the print starts though, the two models are no longer merged. I have checked the toolhead offset setting in the G-Code tab, and that looks to be correct. I even changed it back to zero and it had no effect... My printer is a creatbot F430 with Bondtech extruders E3D V6 hotends.

How do I change the offset of the second print head. Thanks for any and all help.
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S3D-Jake
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Re: Dual extruder print offset issue

Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:54 pm

Have you tried the tips here: https://www.simplify3d.com/support/faq/#faq-4709 ? We don't have this exact printer in our office so I can't tell you exactly the values you'll need.
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Aha
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Re: Dual extruder print offset issue

Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:38 pm

In addition to this, you may need to set both to have offsets - mine requires an offset of -6.5 on the left and 6.5 on the right instead of just a straight 13. There are also ways to set it in the starting gcode instead of needing to always update the machine definition (though it's about the same thing).

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