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Ultimaker S5 resetting

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I have a new Ultimaker S5 that keeps rebooting on it's own. It will reboot at random times when I am trying to start a print or navigating through the menus to check or change settings.

I have sent it in for service, but they were not able to repeat the issue. Today it gave me an "Unrecognized error, which it says could be mismatch between the installed electronics and the firmware."

Is anyone else having this type of problem with the S5?

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Hi LonRobinson, thank you for your message. 

Can you take a photo of the back of your Ultimaker S5, capturing the power plug and how it is inserted? 

 

Can you heat up the heated bed?

 

Have you been able to start a print too, or have you never made it that far?

 

Is/was there any noticeable damage to the Ultimaker S5 bottom or box when it came in?

 

Thank you! 

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The reset is random. Sometimes it happens as the print starts, sometimes while there is no print running at all. I have been able to complete 3 successful prints, 2 of 19 hours and 1 of 2 hours. But it resets multiple times a day.

I am attaching pictures of the back.

There is no apparent damage to the box or to the bottom of the printer. The printer has already spent a week at the USA tech group in Tennessee.

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Thanks, the power chord looks to be inserted alright. It's very odd that you have these frequent reboots and the technical support team has not been able to replicate it in a week. It would make me think the problem lies perhaps with the powernet. 

Can you try a different socket? 

In what type of environment is the Ultimaker S5 set up? An office/household? Are there other applications which may also have shown similar behavior on the past? 

 

Just to verify, I am correct in understanding it looks like your Ultimaker S5 looses power when it resets?

 

Thank you,

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We are in a production / office environment. This is an envelope factory so there are production machines on some floors. The printer is in our Engineering group offices. It is currently in a room dedicated to it and 1 other 3d printer. I have had it in my office, in our Electrical Engineering lab, in our printer room and in our IT server room. It shows the same problem in all of those areas. I have used and APC in front of it, a UPC, and currently it is plugged directly into the wall. There is another 3D printer in the same room, plugged into a different outlet, that has no issues like this at all. I have switched the outlets between these two printers, even tried them both plugged into the same outlet. When plugged in together, the Ultimaker reset and the dremel just continued to print.

I have put a volt meter and amp meter inline with it to see if there was any power drop or spike, nothing is showing up.

 

I would be willing to share my email thread with the support tech, but I do not want to post it on here. 

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