Questions tagged [flashprint]

FlashPrint is the slicer produced by FlashForge Corporation to be native for their printers.

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Low quality printing on tall 3D models

I have the FlashForge Dreamer NX which prints with good quality on small models. However, when the model is taller than 2 cm or 2.5 cm (around 0.8 or 1 inch), it really loses quality. Here there is a ...
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Dual-colour prints on Creator 3 are very messy, though single colour very good and nozzle alignment seems good

Recently got a Creator 3 (v2) and single-colour prints are great, but dual colour Benchies are coming out quite bad. Initially, I thought it was X/Y calibration as when I printed a dual-colour cube, I ...
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Why does FlashPrint have different (non-100%) default extrusion ratios for different filaments?

In FlashPrint there is an Extrusion Ratio setting. It's set to 97 % for the stock PLA profile and 107 % for the stock PETG profile. I would've thought these would be 100 % by default (and the same for ...
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What does the "Control Module" setting in FlashPrint 5.1 do?

I don't understand the description of this setting in FlashPrint and have been unable to find a better description online. What does it do?
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Printing failure at the slicing start point

I am printing some parts using FlashPrint software slicer from Flash Forge Company 3D. At the beginning of printing, some printing failures started to appear, such as those shown in the image. Which ...
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Under extrusion on one side, but only while printing support material

Trying to print a bracket for pliers, however the support material on the left side always fails by under extruding. The model is left-right symetrical, so the support is the same for both sides. ...
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FlashPrint visual glitch on Linux (Debian testing)

I have a problem with all versions of FlashPrint on Linux (Linux Debian 5.4.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.4.19-1 (2020-02-13) x86_64 GNU/Linux). I tried to install versions from 3.28 to the latest 4.2, ...
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Horizontal line z-axis not printing correctly

I have just started with the FlashForge Creator Pro using the FlashPrint slicer software. I have gotten some nice prints but I am having an issue with a certain print from this model of a knife. See ...
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Are there many differences between Ultimaker Cura and FlashForge FlashPrint slicers?

I recently bought a 3D printer called Dreamer NX from FlashForge. The dealer told me to use FlashPrint software that belongs to the FlashForge printer manufacturer. But, many people advise me to use ...