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Posted · Mount Spools to the side of UMS5

Hello everyone,


is there an easy way to mount the filament spools to the side of the Ultimaker S5?

We do not have enough space in depth to mount the spools behind the S5. Our preferred solution would be to mount them sideways, without loosing the NFC functionalities.


Best regards


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    Posted · Mount Spools to the side of UMS5

    I have the spools on the side, because I also have not enough space behind the printer. 

    There are several solutions, with spool holders hanging on the side panel or just as I did, printed some standalone spool holders. All without NFC, but I don't don't really miss the NFC thing, it is not too much work to manually select the material type during loading.


    It is basically not needed to have the NFC reader on the spool holder itself. It is just used during loading the filament. So you could take out the nfc board from the original spool holder and put it wherever it fits best for you. Then when loading a new spool, just hold the spool near the nfc board and when the printer has detected the spool, put it in your spool holder on the side.

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