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    Ultimaker S5
    Ultimaker 3 Extended
    Ultimaker 3
    Ultimaker 2 Extended +
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  1. You can downgrade firmware if you have an older version saved on a USB stick.
  2. @ldaponte it's a tight fit, so you pretty much have to manhandle it out. You can wedge a screwdriver in there to try and get some extra leverage. Make sure the bed is all the way at the bottom before trying to remove the corner cover.
  3. The UM3 does not come with blue tape. It comes with a glue stick: https://ultimaker.com/en/resources/23099-unboxing
  4. Usually if it thinks the material has run out and you still have filament on the reel it's usually that your filament is ground down--either printing too fast or with a partially clogged nozzle. Is your filament that's inside the feeder chewed up/has a bite taken out of it?
  5. That looks awesome, @kmanstudios!
  6. It's a single LED strip set unless they've cut and soldered the wires. It's 3 sections of LEDs that (at least the OEM part) are one piece which plugs in at the board. The gel on the LEDs can discolor sometimes though which would make it more yellow.
  7. The motors should already be locked in place during the change process so the head shouldn't be moving. Is it possible the glass is shifting/being touched when you go to wipe the head?
  8. Ah, I'm not familiar with that printer. If it was a UM3 I would have said it might be traveling to do the lift switch mechanism.
  9. The printhead should move to the front middle during material change in the middle of a print and the motors lock in place. Normally if I've got a shift on the print after material change during print it's usually that the build plate got knocked slightly rather than the printhead.
  10. That matches my view of Cura for the UM2X+ and when I look at the printer itself. You lose print space on the right hand side because the nozzle isn't centered on the fan shroud (it's on the left)--you lose a lot more space on the right edge of the bed. 223 by 223 is also dead on to the advertised specs: https://ultimaker.com/3d-printers/ultimaker-2-plus
  11. It's definitely not quite the same. I think the pipe part is shorter on the UM2+ ones; I know the nozzle end is larger on the UMO. Here's the github: https://github.com/Ultimaker/UltimakerOriginal And here's the step file and PDF for the nozzles: https://github.com/Ultimaker/UltimakerOriginal/tree/master/1054_Nozzle_0.4mm Your reseller should be able to order OEM nozzles in for you even if they don't regularly carry them. If you're in the US, I keep them in stock.
  12. I don't think you'll be disappointed in the Upgrade Kit. And good call on the belts!
  13. You usually see swelling like that when your front fan isn't running strongly enough (or at all). It can get tiny filament hairs wrapped around it that choke the fan motor. Have you cleaned the fan with tweezers recently? https://ultimaker.com/en/resources/52501-check-for-residue-in-the-front-fan-of-the-print-head
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