I need to print so many of this model:


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When I print just one of them, the printer head has a focus on one area and prints it with the least amount of head movement.

When I print a batch of them, the printer head needs to keep moving to the area of each object. It seems that increased print time is not a linear multiple of the number of objects. It is more than that.

I wanted to ask everyone's experience to see if I am missing anything here. Is it true that it is quicker if I print one object at a time multiple times, as opposed to printing a batch of them?

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    $\begingroup$ This is asked before; does that answer your question? $\endgroup$
    – 0scar
    Jan 24, 2021 at 0:07
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    $\begingroup$ Note that printing multiple objects on the build plate increases the chance for the nozzle to catch a print, this can destroy a whole plate on objects, while a single print would only loose that single print. If your printer is reliable this may be less of a concern. Also small prints require relative large amount of preparation and may not print over night, so you loose time to print. $\endgroup$
    – 0scar
    Jan 24, 2021 at 0:11
  • $\begingroup$ @0scar, yes, that nailed it. I was looking for the "sequential printing feature" $\endgroup$
    – Allan Xu
    Jan 24, 2021 at 1:11


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