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  1. mindphunk

    mindphunk New Member

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    I'm having issues with both my computer and my mattercontrol t10 tablet. Computer just pixelates and shuts down randomly lately and the tablet refuses to charge. That leaves the SD card. What do I need to know about using this feature on the r1+ using mattercontrol 2.0?
     
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    Slice the file, savethe generated GCode file named using old-style 8.3 (short) filename (all uppercase too -- example: MYFILE.GC) on the SD card, load it into the SD card reader and then according to the docs: http://wiki.mattercontrol.com/Printing_from_SD_Card

    it should be straight-forward. I can't speak for MatterControl myself, never use it.
     
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    I should just start all my posts with "hey Mark".
     
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    So if I read that correctly, I just pop the card into the printer and it prints. Seems almost too easy.
     
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    Well, maybe :)
    If you name it the special name that Marlin used (auto0.g -- https://github.com/MarlinFirmware/Marlin/wiki/Autostart)

    Then yes, turn printer on after and it should just start printing.

    You can launch it from MatterControl if you use the instructions I linked to and *I THINK* it gets auto added to the print queue (but I am not certain) so ... yea :)
     
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    Try it and see what pans out. I have not actually discussed it with anyone who later reported how it worked
     

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