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Update Firmware and Cura - is the firmware already downloaded with Cura?

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When I update the Ultimaker 3 firmware via the menu: Settings -> Maintanance -> Firmware update - does it get the firmware via ínternet from a server or is it already stored with the last cura download somewhere on my computer?

(In the second case, the order of updating firmware and Cura would make a difference, wouldn't it? )

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It's bundled with Cura.

um, NO, Bad Jaime,  for the UM2 that is true, for the UM3 it is downloaded from the internet!

Settings -> Maintanance -> Firmware update will download a new firmware version from the internet.

P.S: If you have no direct internet connection you can also use images on a usb drive you'll have to download them separately but they'd be visible in that menu as well so in that case only no download happens.

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