Also, Chroma 2.0, the software used with the Palette was officially released today. This includes firmware updates for the original Palette and the software supports both versions (Palette and Palette+).https://mosaicmanufacturing.zendesk.com ... 827-Chroma
Details of the new update:
Update log: Chroma 2
Important: when updating from Chroma 1.x, be sure to follow the prompt and fill in the additional profile fields! This is important to ensure your files are interpreted correctly!
Raft, a brand-new print processing engine that improves how GCode and other printer instructions are handled internally
no more start sequence headers (Cura) or end-of-start-sequence delimiters (Cura/Simplify3D)!
support for variable layer heights in a single print
support for Simplify3D 4 and Cura 2 (more slicers planned in the future!)
vastly improved the way transition towers are generated
multi-material support for Palette+
Material Profiles can be customized under Settings > Material Profiles...
Chroma includes default profiles for PLA, PETG, and Soluble materials
these default profiles can be edited
additional custom profiles can be created, including profiles for TPU
materials can be selected next to the color selectors in the toolbar when a file is loaded (Default PLA is used if none are selected)
NOTE: printer profiles no longer include a Splice Heat Factor setting. Heat Factor can now be customized by changing material profile settings instead
a brand-new setup and calibration experience to help get you started
printer presets that you can use to automatically fill in your printer’s settings
ability to select custom colors and give them custom names, which will be displayed on Palette!
added an optional First Piece Length field for gradient mode
great for giving your gradient vases a solid-color base!
added an option to display origin axes in the visualizer
support for generating MSF 1.4 files with multi-material information
Update log: Firmware
Palette/Palette+ firmware 2.0.1
Improved the overall responsiveness of the menu.
Filenames longer than the width of the lcd will now scroll, allowing you to see the full name of a file.
Changed the menu structure.
Removed Single Color mode.
Renamed Manual Control to Utilities.
Added Preferences, which allows you to toggle sounds.
Small changes to Diagnostics.
By turning or pressing the knob during a print, you are now able to access a menu that introduces more features and print specific information.
Last 10 ping offsets.
Last 10 pong offsets.
Length of filament each drive has consumed.
Swap out the filament in a particular drive to another spool.
Useful if a spool is running low and will fail to last the remainder of the print, or if you want to switch up the color used.
Revamped loading instructions for a more intuitive loading/calibration process.
Added an animation to reflect the filament creation state of palette.
Will show filament being created when the magnet is touching palette.
Will blink if palette is splicing.
Confirm a print is loaded before starting your print.
Countdown to nozzle now begins at 200mm
Added time elapsed for prints.
Supports custom color names with MSF1.4.
Reorganized the monitor UI.
Palette+ Specific Changes
Preferences -> Reset Tube resets the splice count and length for your current splicer tube. Ensure you reset this when you replace your splice tube.
Added the current tube length and splice count to Diagnostics.