Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Wilts3DesignEng

Urgent !! UMO+ Issues. Extrude Motor / Y-Motor

Recommended Posts

Hi,

I have been handed a UMO+ and it has a issue i need a little advice on.

This UMO+ has a green main board that everything plugs into and i thought a part was missing. ( One of the smaller boards that plugs in for the motor control. (it was the Material feed motor) i have bought some dew ones from Amazon and they arrived. Great...... Plugged it in and still no luck.

In fact it puts out some crazy sounds from the motor on the far left upper. (Y - Motor) Plus the new motor board is very hot.

Can i have someone talk me around how best to fix the issues i have.. Happy to skype

Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Note that if it has a green board it is an UMO, not an UMO+.

Also it is normal that not all driver slots are populated -- You need 4: X/Y/Z/Extruder 1; the fifth is for Extruder 2 and normally not used.

You absolutely need a cooler on the driver chip as they get very hot -- and as @tommyph1208 says you need to adjust the power with the trimpot (should be around 1.1/1.2 Amps)

Share this post


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

×

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!