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Hello,

I wanted to ask for some help in setting up the Ultimaker Original with Macintosh

Other then the CURA software, do I need to install anything else?

Still it does not work up. I tried updating the firmware, using the latest Cura software. But nothing.

Tried with several models, reloading, resetting. Nothing.

The print head does not heat up and its fan does not spin.

Once the printer started printing, but as the print head was cool, nothing came out.

What else should I try?

Must say the Ultimaker was left idle for a couple of month

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Hi,

So when you power on the printer, nothing happens? Is the power plug firmly inserted into the power brick? Was this a kit you assembled or purchased assembled?

Double check the connections going to the print head, those wires shouldn't pop out but it could happen....also, under the printer, is everything plugged into the electronics board?

More details please!

If it was working but was idled for some time, it should just work. BUT...use some sewing machine oil (you can get it at Sears, WalMart, etc) and lightly lubricate the rods. I left my machine idle for a few months and when I tried to do some printing, it was VERY noisy. Cleaning and oiling the rods fixed this.

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