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Repetier firmware to allow modifications of parameters without re-compilation
1 Jan 2018 16:52
Geeetech G2S Upgrade



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ABS filament printing
Bed coating for ABS
Control Board Cooling
Diagonal rods
Extruder pressure
Hot end modifications
Motor currents
Power surge protection
Print bed
Print cooling fan
Repetier Firmware
SD card access
Stabilizing mechanics

The Repetier firmware has a lot of advantages compared to the Marlin firmware, that is provided by Geeetech:

  • You may use the online configuration tool to configure your printer
  • Easy update to new firmware versions without the hassle of adapting configuration files.
  • Configuration files can be easily shared, because a Json file containing the settings may be up and downloaded from the online configurator.
  • Important parameters are stored in eeprom - so no recompiling is required every time you cange one of them.
  • smooter prints of better quality.

The online configuration tool may be found here:

https://www.repetier.com/firmware/v100/index.php

Based on the settings from WBRUCEM: (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1301129) I modified this to make it work with my printer

Modifications:

  • PWM fan used to cool the printed object - needs rewiring of the fan cabling - see: /images/page/128-1.png
  • Autoleveling activated and configured
  • Autoleveling area reduced to 3 x 3 steps with only two repeats each.
  • Autoleveling positions swapped to prevent of mechanical crash after levelling when homing.
  • Preparation for printing ABS with temperatures up to 260 °
  • Enabling of EEPROM use - Note: !! You need to send a M502 command once after software Upload to make Autoleveling work !!
  • Reduced the number of subsegments to get enough ram for runnig autolevelling.

Here the JSON file with the settings as described above:

/images/attach/Geeetech_G2S_autolevel_modif_RJ.json

 



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