Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

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Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby cruzinbill » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:30 pm

Have had this happen twice now and not sure what is causing it. I loaded a print I've done before and it is definitely cut as a single color. After about 2 hours in it just randomly changed to my second extruder and began using it instead.

Anyone know why this is and how to fix it?

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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby pouncingiguana » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:33 pm

Known bug when using Octoprint to control a Rostock over usb with dual extrusion enabled. We're crazy with out move right now, but the short fix is to print from the SD card and shut down the PI. It'll print right every time.

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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby cruzinbill » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:55 am

Ah ok thanks, I'll simply disable dual extrusion then enable it when doing that type of print. That makes sense then since it didn't happen until I told octopi there was 2 extruders.

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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby johnknoy » Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:15 pm

Does anyone know if there's a potential fix for this issue? I love Octopi and my dual extrusion adapter, and would love for them to play nice together!

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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby pouncingiguana » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:17 am

Afraid not - there's just not enough memory on an 8 bit board to do all the things Repetier is doing.

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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby Mac The Knife » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:19 am

,,,,,,,But on a 32 bit board,,,,,,,,,,
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Re: Octopi Changing to my second extruder on a single color print

Postby pouncingiguana » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:07 pm

On a 32 bit board you won't be running Repetier. Running DC42's Reprap on a Duet has no problem doing dual extrusion.


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