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  1. Something along those lines, yes. I wouldn't recommend changing the partition sizes, as then the script will try to change sizes instead of re-formatting. The script uses sfdisk for partitioning and formats using mkfs.ext4 (boot partition) and mkfs.f2fs (all other partitions).
  2. @gr5 I'm no longer working for Ultimaker, so this is mostly from memory: In 5.3.0 the partition sizes changed. The recovery image searches for partitions of the types ext4 and FSFS and tries to change their sizes. When no such partition types are found, it reformats the internal memory. Problem here is that a damaged Flash memory still might be recognized as being the expected partition type and/or size, so no reformatting is done. In the S5 we fixed this by always reformatting, instead of trying to preserve data. Too bad, this fix never made it into a new UM3 release. ;-( A work around is to have the UM3's Flash memory to be configured in another way than the ext4 / FSFS partitions, which the recovery script is looking for. For example, erase the internal memory, or use an older UM3 release with a different setup. Apparently the 4.3.3 release you used is old enough to trigger the reformat procedure when using the v5.3.0 recovery installer.
  3. @gr5 The UM3 always used the Olimex Lime2 board The S5 printer received the same board, but in 2020 new regulations became effective and the Olimex board did not comply to this, neither was Olimex prepared to make it compatible to those regulations. That's why the S5 printer got a silent upgrade with a new processor SOM. Read here more about the differences between the S5 R1 and S5 R2. The S3 printer was always produced with the same new SOM as in the S5 R2.
  4. I don't remember any supply chain issues, do you refer to the world wide supply chain issues created by Covid? That was long after the UM3 production ended. Olimex always provided the Linux board for the UM3 and the S5 mark I. Since Ultimaker bought large quantities of the board, Olimaker created a special variation of the original Lime2 board with different USB connectors, another type of memory chip (NAND flash instead of NOR) and some cost reductions by removing components not used in the UM3 (that's how the HDMI connector got removed). The connector for the serial port are the 3 bare pins next to the ethernet connector.
  5. @thanks1976 Thanks for providing the log files. Too bad the log files are incomplete, it looks like the printer did reset and the log file from just before the reset was lost. Is it possible the printer did reset from a power interruption or a short dip in the mains power? You might try adding a cheap UPS power supply. A good brand like APC can be bought from %76.
  6. @gr5 To set a few things straight: The UM2+C pcb was slightly modified from the S3, i.e. the relay has long gone and several other improvements like replacing the stepper drivers by more quiet TMC2130 chips. The UM2+C has an optional filter, it is just a simple on/off mechanism based on buildplate and nozzle temperatures. When we developed it, it was not to be named an AirManager as it doesn't attempt to control the build volume temperature (for this the AirManager in the S5 has it's own processor). On release the Marketing department decided to name it AirManager anyway 🙄 In the log files I see the printer rebooting a few times, but there is no clue as to why it stopped. A temperature of 700C is reported by the temperature sensors when a wire is loose or broken. The sensor for the build volume is in the top of the housing, at the rear. You only see it when you know where to look, see attached photo. Check the connector here, you might have disturbed something here when using the heat gun. The temperature sensor is marked PT100. The other component is a reed relay, when you put a magnet there, then it should show in the display that an Air Manager is present (I think the text is only updated when you open the screen). This is a nice test to check whether the cable is connected correctly to the main board. The UM2+C can't control the build volume temperature, i.e. the temperature inside the casing, but as a safety measure we do monitor the temperature. I don't know if the 700C is the root of your problems, but it's an easy thing to check for loose connections.
  7. @thanks1976 The original poster in this thread was asked to post all log files, she now only posted one of the lesser interesting files. So, for you, the same question to share all log files. We can examine those and hopefully find a clue as to why your system fails.
  8. I checked some official Ultimaker resellers, and with all of them the fan was €17 to €20. So, I would say a Gold Star to all Official Ultimaker resellers and a downgrade to Amazon. 😉
  9. @henu which firmware version is installed on your printer? In v8.1.0 there was a fix for which I had high hopes to fix these intermittent probing errors: This feedback is very important to us, because when your printer includes this fix then we know we'll have to look for other solutions.
  10. Footprint probing only works in combination with Active Leveling, i.e. the 'mode' setting as enabled earlier in this thread. So, the configuration file will then look like this: { "inherit": "/usr/share/griffin/griffin/machines/9066.json", "properties": { "machine_type_name": "Ultimaker 3", "bed_level_probing": { "use_footprint_probing": true, // Whether or not to just probe the footprint of the object "probe_selection_method": "mode" } } } Note that when you enable Active Leveling (i.e. the 'mode' setting), then in the printer's menu you can't change the probing frequency anymore (daily/weekly/etc will have no effect anymore).
  11. This is not true. Inside the feeder housing is everything needed for the filament transport, the only external component is the stepper motor which is similar in all current Ultimaker printers. The UM3 firmware is old and from before the CC-core release, but I don't expect problems in that aspect, the printer will accept the printcore. What will be a problem are the material definitions; these consist of two parts: 1) A file on the printer with compatibility settings, temperature (for material change and probing) and a bunch of settings for the Material Station. 2) Slicing parameters in Cura The printer files from 1) are fixable, but the major material tweaks are in the Cura slicing from 2) which I have not enough info for to fix. Not tested, but the simplest tweak would be to have the UM3 identify as an S3 printer. Then the printer will accept all S3 compatible materials and PrintCores and in Cura you can slice correctly. On the printer you have to modify just 1 line in the configuration file: In /usr/share/griffin/machines/9066.json change "Ultimaker 3" to "Ultimaker S3" and reboot the printer (for how-to see this thread) The S3 has a slightly larger build volume, so in Cura modify the S3 printer dimensions by copying all settings from the UM3 printer (Cura menu Settings/Printer/Manage printers and then 'Machine Settings')
  12. Hi @maht, I'm no longer working with UltiMaker but did have a look at your log files. Only 2 log files are present, which is weird. In the oldest log file I see the printer lost network connection, but this is already present at the start of this log so I can't check if an error was logged causing this. The most recent log file shows the printer rebooting and having a good network connection. I can't help you since the provided log files lack the moment in time when things went wrong. My suspicion though is that the WiFi signal is not strong enough. You could add a wireless router that connects to the printer's ethernet port as an alternative, or use a powerline modem that connects to the ethernet port (easier to setup than a wireless router). I'd also like the UM3 firmware to be published as open source, but given that it shares the codebase with the recent printer models I don't see this happen.
  13. @gr5 The front fan is a different type from the side fans but the electronics circuit is identical, so I suspect the side fans to have similar noise problems (electrical and audible) as the front fan. It's just that these problems might be more notable on some batches than on others. For the front fan we know there was one batch with more audible noise than earlier batches, but results will vary per individual printer.
  14. @gr5 I'm sorry to say I'm no long part of the UM organization. 😪 I tried to get attention for this ticket but I wasn't part of any of the teams working on the S-line of printers (I was mr. UM2+ Connect). I don't know the current status for the ticket, perhaps @robinmdh can give an update?
  15. I posted all the info you need... Two posts up I posted a link to the firmware releases page. For example, you find there 6.5.4 to be the last stable release in the 6.x versions for the R1 hardware variant: I posted: Stable 7.0.3: https://software.ultimaker.com/releases/firmware/9051/stable/7.0.3/um-update-7.0.3-R1.swu Replace the two occurences of 7.0.3 by 6.5.4 and you have your download link Using the release notes page you can then distill all your desired download versions. I'm just too lazy to do all the manual work since I don't know who wants which version.
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