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Working with two bed sizes ?

Posted by unromeo21 
Working with two bed sizes ?
July 05, 2017 02:21AM
Hi everybody,

hmm.. it got quiet around here in the last couple of days.

Anyway, my questions is.. how would be best to deal with working with and switching between two different print beds ? My standard print bed is 350x350mm with a 800W heater and because I often print small objects, I am going to attach another smaller printbed on top and in the middle of the bigger one (suction cups/double sided tape ?).

How would I manage this inside my Duet ? I will need to have separate configuration for this second printbed. Different travel limits, different auto-level grid, different PID settings, different thermistor, etc. Would I just create a script with all the settings needed and than just run the script after booting ? Or is there other better alternative ?

Thanks in advance !
Re: Working with two bed sizes ?
July 05, 2017 04:08AM
Yes, just write a macro file to change the settings to be suitable for the smaller bed, and run it after startup.

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