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reducing gcode overhead ?

Posted by Chri 
reducing gcode overhead ?
July 20, 2014 01:43PM
Hy guy`s

i recently noticed, that skeinforge is writing the Z and the F value into every line of the gcode.
as i think this will cause addition unnecessary calculation load the the electronics (especially when printing fast) it would be better when skeinforge only writes the values when they are needed to be different ?
is there maybe already a implementation of this within skeinforge i just didn`t found or is there really no optimization ?

Chri

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/20/2014 01:43PM by Chri.

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Re: reducing gcode overhead ?
August 06, 2014 03:05AM
I do not know if there is already a way to remove this redundancy but it would be trivial to write it as another plugin and insert it into the chain to try your idea out.
Re: reducing gcode overhead ?
August 10, 2014 01:32PM
Hi,

in the export plugin, you have to choose "small G-Code"
All redundant commands will be removed.
Also you can remove comments.

Frank

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/10/2014 02:07PM by NitroXpress.
Re: reducing gcode overhead ?
August 14, 2014 12:45AM
Thanks, thats reducing my gcodes at about 30% , great smiling smiley

chri


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