MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.
That description just saved me an hour of head scratching I am sure. I am currently using the default firmware that came with the A8, not having any reason to change it because it worked well. However, my son got me a Chimera clone for my birthday, after my wife got me a Anet A8 for Christmas... I have a tuned and tweaked Folgertech 2020 delta that prints ABS well, and has been my "go to" machine. Time to step up to the next level, a dual head! A Prusa variant looks like a good place to use this.
I primarily use Simplify3D for my slicer, it beats CURA hands down when it comes to custom supports on a print. It also has a dual head "wizard", so I'll see how well it deals with a two head printer. What I can't figure out how to do is create an STL that specifies which head prints which part of the work piece. I will test mine using something that someone else has already done this with...