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Posted · Ultimaker 3 control ring light color explained

I've read a few articles about this, but I haven't found anything definitive yet, so thought I would ask here.


I'm setting up this new (to me, but well used) UM3X.  I have a UM3 and am used to the blue (teal?) ring colour around it.  I do see green during software updates and my recent un-bricking trip when the load worked, but otherwise, it's more blue than green.


I have the UM3X cleaned up and powered it up for the first time last evening.  the ring is a bright green, the same colour as I had from the UM3 at software update.  I am not seeing the same teal colour during the same phases as I am on the UM3.


I would like to know if there is a guide or legend anywhere to help me understand the UM3 'mood ring' better.



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    Posted · Ultimaker 3 control ring light color explained

    Hi John


    as far as I know there no meaning in the color and to be honest I have never seen a different color during updating.

    But I have 3 printers with this control knob and every printer has its "own" color between blue, tail and green.


    So don't worry about the difference, it is more or less normal and has no special meaning.



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