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Posted · Firmware and SD card

I have two problems which are mean at the moment I cannot print anything.

The first problem is that when I put in my SD card and go to select a file the printer knows there is the SD card in there but it doesn't show any files or any options except the top title of SD Card and the lower border line, I then have to remove it to make the printer see that there is no SD card and I can return to the main menu. Any ideas?

The second problem is that when I connect my printer to my laptop by the cable Cura doesn't recognise that its connected and so won't install the default firmware. My printer is on version - 14.07.0. Any help?

Thank you.

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    Have you tried copying the files off of the card, formatting it, putting the files back and then trying again? That's what I'd do anyway, just to make sure something isn't borked with the filesystem on the card.

    For the second problem I would go into "Machine->Machine Settings" and manually setting the correct serial port. You can find which port the machine is using in the Device manager on windows under the ports section.

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    Thanks I reformatted the SD card and tested firstly with one file and then with all files and it didn't work with all the files so a file may have been corrupted.

    Im only able to set it to AUTO? Is there anyway of changing that?

    Thanks.

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    Strange. Have you installed the drivers (cura gives you that option during installation)? If you check in the device manager do you see something related to Arduino under the "Ports" group?

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    Yes, you need to have the drivers installed for it to work.

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    Thanks! I installed it and it works, thank you so much!

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    Posted · Firmware and SD card

    My Ultimaker Original+ has decided to tell me I have No SD Card.

    The info screen shows Card Inserted - but then when I open the main screen - No SD card -

    I have tried re-formatting the card and then tried several different single GCode files - no joy.

    Could this be a firmware or hardware issue?

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