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UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

Hi all,

Today I got 2 UM, over month waiting. Great!!!

 

But I was quickly disappointed.

 

When I wanted to make a first printing UM after calibration, the system display the message "reading SD cards ..." and nothing.

I tried use another sd card, reinstall the firmware, save a new print file through Cura. I still get only message 'reading sd card" and nothing more.

 

Does anyone have the same problem?

 

Best

Pavel

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

Most of the problems with the SD card are fixed if you move the ribbon cables just a little bit. Remove the larger cover on the bottom of the UM2. There are 2 gray flat cables in the corner. Try moving them away from each other maybe and try leaving the cover off. See if that helps.

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

So, I tried to move with both cables, pull out from connector and get back agin. Still same problem...only message "Reading card". Oppps.

I do not like fold of the cable on the input exp1...look at pic.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tzmoi98ffdax0bo/um2_sdcable.jpg

It is right that one of the cables (white, blue) is freely?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ufvjc68l6q7ml9b/um2_sdcable2.JPG

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

It is right that one of the cables (white, blue) is freely?

 

That's normal. It is the same way on my machine. I think that is for if Ultimaker ever sells a "dual nozzle" upgrade. I think it will go to "temp2".

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

I see that your SD card issues have been resolved in another thread and that Sander is sending you a new cable.

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

Yes, Sander wil be send me new cable. I hope it will solve the problem!

Thank you very much for your help.

P.

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

To be on the safe side I put the cable professionally measure and is fine:-(.

Bug is elsewhere.

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

I believe the problem with the ribbon cables is usually "cross talk" where signals from one cable pass to the other as radio waves. So a meter won't show the problem. Try keeping the cables at least 10mm apart. Or just wait for Sander's new cable.

 

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Posted · UM 2 ... first print..."sd card reading and then frozen"

I have the same problem. Screen says reading SD card. Nothing happens and it appears to be frozen. I need help.

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