Hello everyone I'm developing a system to remotely manage several printers at the same time, using the OctoPrint API.

I would like to know if there is any way to emulate printers to do the tests, because I only have one printer and I would need several, even if they were virtual.

I tried simrerap but it seems to be too old, and didn't work.

  • $\begingroup$ An emulator? as in something that accepts the G-Code and runs it? $\endgroup$
    – user77232
    May 12 '20 at 13:08
  • $\begingroup$ (I asked because I have one that can do that, but it is unreleased. I've considered releasing it; perhaps now is a good time)/ $\endgroup$
    – user77232
    May 12 '20 at 13:16
  • $\begingroup$ @user77232, I don need that it execute gcode right now, I just want that Octoprint detects it as a printer, to work with the API, read sensors etc etc etc.... $\endgroup$
    – efirvida
    May 13 '20 at 2:47
  • $\begingroup$ Reading sensors requires executing g-code; octoprint communicates via printers with g-code. The emulator would need to be able to understand and "execute" g-code that octoprint sends to it. $\endgroup$
    – user77232
    May 13 '20 at 3:27
  • $\begingroup$ @user77232, yes you are right sorry I was thinking on gcode only for tool move and print, but you are right all the communication is made with gcode $\endgroup$
    – efirvida
    May 13 '20 at 4:18

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