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  1. Lowering price to $1000. If there are no takers I'll put it on Ebay. Thanks! -Michael
  2. Hello All, I've decided to sell my Ultimaker Original. It was purchased new as a kit directly from Ultimaker at Maker Faire New York 2012. All upgrades (dual extrusion kit and heated bed) are authentic Ultimaker parts - no hacking or modding. This machine was used for various printing tasks for my job. It was gently used and cared for, not abused in any way. The only reason I'm selling is because I purchased an Ultimaker 2 and I can't convince my wife that I need two 3D printers. As you probably know, print quality is shocking similar between the Original and the Ultimaker 2 despite this one
  3. Well, it is looking like a bad TC PCB. I'd forgotten that I had a thermocouple reader for my multimeter so I hooked it up and the TC worked perfectly. I reflowed all the solder joints on the PCB with my soldering iron and it still reads a constant 93 degrees. The LED lights up just find so I'm guessing the problem lies in the amplifier chip. I'll be contacting UM Support about a replacement this week. Thanks for the help!
  4. Hello All, I just finished assembling my Ultimaker last night and attempted to set up Cura today. I tried to run the "Checkup Wizard" but the program gets stuck on "waiting for head to cool down before temperature test" and won't proceed. This is when the head is at room temperature. The command processor shows that the thermocouple is reading 93.3 degrees. Just for fun, I ran pronterface and it showed the same thing... 93.3 degrees at room temperature. 93 degrees is also displayed by the Ultimaker controller. I heated the head up using pronterface and verified it was hot using my finger (
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