Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Posted · Arduino powered UM2+ build

I am working on constructing my own UM2+ printer and I have purchased all of the parts either directly from Fabrc8 or from Misumi. I have acquired the source code from github and I have an arduino mega but I'm wondering how it would be possible for me to properly supply power to the printer if it is run by the arduino. Will I still need to buy a mean well power supply and get some sort of four prong adapter for the arduino?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited) · Arduino powered UM2+ build

Hi TrevDog,

the board in UM2 is actually identical to the UMO board v1.5.7 in the technical layout, just much nicer on one PCB and more beautiful.

And the UMO board has the same structure than the first UMO setup with Arduino Mega 2560
https://www.3dprima.com/de/ersatz-und-zubehoer-teile-3d-drucker/ersatzteile/ultimaker/ultimaker-original/a-20949
and a motor shield 

Something like this here:
https://www.amazon.de/Controller-Schrittmotor-Treiber-Heatsink-Grafik-Smart-Display-Controller-3D-Drucker/dp/B01NCZ09Q5

In other words: UMO and UM2(+) board ARE some sort of Arduino.

And yes you need a powerful power supply for the motor shield and hotends. Delivering 19-24V and 1-2A per Motor plus heater plus hotends.

Edited by conny_g

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

×
×
  • Create New...

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!