Questions tagged [ultimaker-original]

The first iteration of the Ultimaker printer is also known as Ultimaker Original.

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A4988 driver cooling specifications

When exchanging the mainboard of my Ultimaker Original, I found the new (unoriginal) mainboard to have a condensator that is quite a little higher than on the original, which means the fan duct doesn'...
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Ultimaker Original temperature sensor replacement?

The title almost says it all. I was searching on websites like amazon.com and ebay.com for a replacement of the temperature sensor of my Ultimaker 1, but could only find replacements for Ultimaker 2 (...
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Hotend temperature reading limited

After doing some repairs and upgrades on my Ultimaker Original, I found my temperature readings to be weird. The reading is not incorrect, as long as the temperature is above 110°C. When the real ...
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Customized Ultimaker 1: Extruder motor does not move

I recently upgraded my Ultimaker 1. The upgrade includes a different stepper motor for the Extruder, the same a Ultimaker 2+ would use. I plugged the new motor and nothing happened. To eliminate the ...
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Ultimaker Original+: print has lumps and small gaps are being filled

Brand new to 3D printing and have an Ultimaker Original + using PLA (2.85mm). The nozzle/extruder temperature is 200C and the bed/plate is 60C. I installed the Cura software on my Windows 10 box. I ...
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New thermistor isolation, how?

We are trying to repair an Ultimaker Original+. One problem is a missing resistor isolation. The Ultimaker Original+ prints with up to 260 Degree Celcius. Which kind of isolation products are ...
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First layer lines don't stick at all [duplicate]

My Ultimaker 1 with a heated bed doesn't print good first layer lines at all. The single lines keep detaching from the printbed, no matter what nozzle or bed temperature or the height of printhead ...
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Ultimaker original X-axis not moving - possible electronics problem

I'm writing this question here hoping someone will be able to help me with the fixing process that I'm currently involved in! Last week during a printing session my Ultimaker original unexpectedly ...
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Print bed moves way up for printing

I am new to 3D printing and I am assembling/calibrating an Ultimaker Original+ for my college. I am done with all the assembling and the printer works fine except for one thing. The print bed moves ...
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Installing E3D v6 extruder electronics on Ultimaker Original+

I printed the mechanical parts to mount a E3D v6 on my Ultimaker Original+. But I don't know how to connect my heating cartridge, my thermistor and my 3 fans to the electronic board. Any idea? Edit: ...