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Posted · Firmware upgrade for use with E3D v6

However I'm getting the dreaded 'Heater Error - Contact Ultimaker' now!


The printer uses a new PT100 sensor and the E3Dv6 and printing with ColorFabb PLA.


The "Heater error" is triggered if the nozzle heater is fully powered for more than 30 seconds and the temperature does not increases at least by 10°. It's a security feature to preserve you from burning down the house, if the temperature sensor doesn't work properly...

I was told, that the E3DV6 has a bigger thermal mass than the default hotend. The heating takes a bit longer, especially if you use higher temperatures - so this may be the explanation.

..and the reason why i recently made the period of time adjustable. You can try to increase the value a bit, until the error disappears. But please keep in mind the security aspect - i don't recommend to disable it completely!

Advanced -> Preferences -> Heater timeout -> Period of max. power

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