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Mike
 Mike
(@mike-35)
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RepRap or Marlin for gcode flavour?

note - apologies, I posted something to this effect in some other threads, but in that context as part of a larger troubleshooting question I haven't been able to get an answer, I'd delete my previous posts but dont seem to be able to.

In the version 2.1.4 (Slic3r 1.39.1) the gcode flavor is set to Marlin, while previous versions (slic3r 1.38.6 in particular) were "Reprap (Marlin/Sprinter)"

The marlin flavor gave me very different results when trying to calibrate my live z using a 70x70x0.2 square (the presliced test from jeffjordan wasnt working right, which is how i found out about this potential issue). Before I got good results at -635, but afterwards I needed to go all the way to -710 to get a passable test square. Setting the flavour to reprap in slic3r does well again with -650.

Long story short: which setting should I use for my i3 Mk2/s? There is definitely a difference in results depending what I choose.

I am somewhat ignorant on this issue, if marlin is the proper setting, or if it is there accidentally and reprap should be used.

Posted : 25/04/2018 10:03 pm
Joe Prints
(@joe-prints)
Estimable Member
Re: RepRap or Marlin for gcode flavour?

Honestly, I run the MK2S on RepRap/Sprinter.... been running fine for me.

Anything can be made better
https://www.myminifactory.com/users/Joe%20Prints

Posted : 29/04/2018 4:24 pm
PJR
 PJR
(@pjr)
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Re: RepRap or Marlin for gcode flavour?

Marlin is the best one to use; it gives much more accurate time estimates and it is the firmware in use by the printer.

Peter

Please note: I do not have any affiliation with Prusa Research. Any advices given are offered in good faith. It is your responsibility to ensure that by following my advice you do not suffer or cause injury, damage…

Posted : 01/05/2018 1:36 pm
Mike
 Mike
(@mike-35)
Eminent Member
Topic starter answered:
Re: RepRap or Marlin for gcode flavour?


Marlin is the best one to use; it gives much more accurate time estimates and it is the firmware in use by the printer.

Peter

Thanks! Ill change it up tonight!

Posted : 01/05/2018 5:59 pm
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