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ComfyUI Node: Checkpoint Loader w/Name (WLSH)

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Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH)

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  • 1. Click the Manager button in the main menu
  • 2. Select Custom Nodes Manager button
  • 3. Enter wlsh_nodes in the search bar
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Checkpoint Loader w/Name (WLSH) Description

Automates loading model checkpoints, extracts model name for efficient AI art project management.

Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH):

The Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH) node is designed to streamline the process of loading model checkpoints in your AI art projects. This node not only loads the model, CLIP, and VAE components from a specified checkpoint but also extracts and returns the model's name, making it easier to manage and reference different models. By automating the loading process and providing the model name, this node enhances workflow efficiency and organization, allowing you to focus more on the creative aspects of your work.

Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH) Input Parameters:


The ckpt_name parameter specifies the name of the checkpoint file you wish to load. This parameter is crucial as it determines which model, CLIP, and VAE components will be loaded into your project. The available options for this parameter are dynamically generated from the list of checkpoint files in your designated checkpoints folder. Selecting the correct checkpoint name ensures that the appropriate model configuration is loaded, which can significantly impact the quality and style of the generated art.

Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH) Output Parameters:


The MODEL output parameter represents the loaded model component from the specified checkpoint. This is the core part of the AI model that generates the artwork based on the input data and configurations.


The CLIP output parameter provides the loaded CLIP (Contrastive Language-Image Pre-Training) component. CLIP is used for understanding and processing text descriptions, which can be crucial for generating art that aligns with specific textual prompts.


The VAE output parameter contains the loaded Variational Autoencoder (VAE) component. VAE is used for encoding and decoding images, playing a vital role in the quality and detail of the generated artwork.


The modelname output parameter returns the name of the loaded model, extracted from the checkpoint file name. This is particularly useful for keeping track of which model is being used, especially when working with multiple checkpoints.

Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH) Usage Tips:

  • Ensure that the ckpt_name parameter is correctly set to the desired checkpoint file to avoid loading the wrong model configuration.
  • Use the modelname output to keep track of different models, especially when experimenting with various checkpoints to find the best results.
  • Combine this node with other nodes that utilize the MODEL, CLIP, and VAE outputs to create a seamless workflow for generating AI art.

Checkpoint Loader w_Name (WLSH) Common Errors and Solutions:

Checkpoint file not found

  • Explanation: The specified checkpoint file does not exist in the checkpoints folder.
  • Solution: Verify that the ckpt_name parameter is set to a valid checkpoint file name and that the file is present in the correct directory.

Failed to load model components

  • Explanation: There was an issue loading the model, CLIP, or VAE components from the checkpoint file.
  • Solution: Ensure that the checkpoint file is not corrupted and is compatible with the current version of the software. Try re-downloading or re-saving the checkpoint file if necessary.

Invalid checkpoint name format

  • Explanation: The checkpoint name does not follow the expected format, causing issues in extracting the model name.
  • Solution: Check the naming convention of your checkpoint files and ensure they follow a consistent format that the node can parse correctly.

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