Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Extruder turns the wrong direction


koenie
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted (edited) · Extruder turns the wrong direction

THE extruder of my ultimaker 2 turns THE wrong way!

Also with automatic feed And with normely printing.

even when i change material its go's the wrong way

Someone a idee whats happend?

Edited by Guest
  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    Ha @Koenie,

    welcome to the forums. It looks like you have probably installed a firmware which was not meant for your Ultimaker model. Depending on what Ultimaker you have, your feeder can have a geared feeder (or not). A gear makes your feeder more powerful, but it also 'reverses' the motion. In the firmware this means that, if your feeder has a gear, we have to have the feeder run backwards, and the gear will convert this in a forward motion.

    I would recommend to double check what firmware you need, which fits your Ultimaker, and install that on your machine.

    Good luck!

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    i have a ultimaker 2 with the small black feeder, this means that it is not geared.

    i also have version 14.12.1.

    i update the firmware to marlin ultimaker 2.hex. and it still moves the wrong way.

    someone a other solution?

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    i have a ultimaker 2 with the small black feeder, this means that it is not geared.

    i also have version 14.12.1.

    i update the firmware to marlin ultimaker 2.hex. and it still moves the wrong way.

    someone a other solution?

     

    Ha @Koenie,

    welcome to the forums. It looks like you have probably installed a firmware which was not meant for your Ultimaker model. Depending on what Ultimaker you have, your feeder can have a geared feeder (or not). A gear makes your feeder more powerful, but it also 'reverses' the motion. In the firmware this means that, if your feeder has a gear, we have to have the feeder run backwards, and the gear will convert this in a forward motion.

    I would recommend to double check what firmware you need, which fits your Ultimaker, and install that on your machine.

    Good luck!

     

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    I find out what the problem was........  

    after install a new firmware its still going the wrong way,

    suddendly i have a clear moment... the feeder can also attached the other way.

    so i turn it 180 degrees (mirroring) and its doing great

    i've attached the feeder just the wrong way!!!

    very stupid of me..

    Thank you for thinking with me

    [

    • Like 1
    Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    I have a motor drive reversal issue as well. It was  working correctly, I did several prints, and then I decided to run firmware update through Cura 3.6  now the motor runs in reverse.  the firmware still shows the same number v3.3 -- this is a 2+ extended.

     

    Where can I grab the firmware files to do a manual firmware update? I have already performed a factory reset, but the motor is still running backwards.

     

    Thanks for any tips

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Extruder turns the wrong direction

    sorted it out -- I had an ultimaker 2 profile I automatically update the firmware through.  Doesn't appear the ultimaker informs what model it is when it does the firmware update automatically through Cura, but selects firmware based on the profile selected in Cura.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 8 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...