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Timing to start prints

JeffB
(@jeffb)
Eminent Member

Should not be too hard for the boffins at robox

Some of us have either cheaper power at certain times

Or solar available

So what about a start print at some time feature

Or even a finish print at a certain time

Or better still both options

 

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Topic starter Posted : 10th June 2021 9:37 am
BHudson
(@bhudson)
Former USA Robox Support Moderator

@jeffb Even after using the Robox for 5 years I won't start a print without being there in person. Automated starting for prints isn't going to happen. It isn't safe and it isn't smart. If you have cheaper power during certain times, manually start your print during that time so you can make sure it starts correctly and the printer is working correctly. You aren't saving much anyway; the electrical cost of most prints I run is so small that starting at a different time of day will not make a significant difference compared to the cost of material and printer maintenance. 

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Posted : 10th June 2021 3:30 pm
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