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How to set the fully dynamic plotting area?

I am trying to combine CNC plotter with image processing. The goal is to detect the object and print on that object. My question is can we set the fully dynamic plotting area. For example: I want to ...
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How do you send G-code from a USB port with Python?

I'm working on a project for my masters where I'm trying to detect print errors using object detection and I want to be able to pause the printer when a potential fault is detected. However I can't ...
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Can't create image to G-code software for CNC to process

For the last 3 months I have been working on a CNC drawing machine but to this day I can't get the algorithm for line detection so I came here. I can't understand only one part and it is CAM the (...
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PyCNC - Z steppers screaming

I'm transforming my Anet A8 printer to Raspberry Pi driven using PyCNC. Things seem to look promising so far apart from the Z motor doing nothing but making screaming-like sound when supposed to be ...
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Convert a 3D NumPy array of voxels to an STL file

Given a 3D boolean array representing voxels, how can it be converted to a 3D-printer-ready file? The end-goal I would like to achieve is to print the 3D shape that the numpy array represents (...
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Sending G-code commands to Hyrel System 30M using python

I am using python 3.6 with pySerial library to connect to the Hyrel System 30M 3D Printer. I am able to read the data from the device but unable to write any commands to it Here is the code: ...
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Is it possible to convert a Las /Laz file into an STL or OBJ file?

I would like to know if there is any tool/library (preferably python based) that could be used in parsing a Laz file to extract info that is normally found in 3d object files such as vertices. Which ...
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How to build Cura on Windows?

I am interested in doing development on Cura. Initially I want to start with the UI rather than the Engine. I have found the repository and have cloned it to my PC. I have also looked over the Wiki ...
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How to build my own Cura GUI? [closed]

I am trying to create my own Cura GUI. I am constantly getting the error: UM module not found. Do I need to see a UI file? I think I am wrong. I've installed ...
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How to display images on DLP using HDMI for 3D printing?

I am working on a DLP based 3D printer. I already sliced my STL file to multiple layers. Each layer is saved as a SVG file. Because its an SVG file, I can always convert each layer to PNG/JPG file if ...
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Stepper Motor Linear Acceleration Python (raspberry pi) [closed]

I am working on a Python code (below) that accelerates a stepper motor until it reaches a specific amount of steps. ...