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Posted · Just Acquired Non-Functioning Ultimaker 3

I received this printer for free as it is no longer functional. I am trying to bring this unit back to life.


When I power on the machine, the knob turns green, I hear one faint beep and then the bright lights come on and then nothing else happens. The LCD screen never comes on.


I have taken off all of the control board covers to check for loose wires and everything seems to be in place.


I have tried connecting the printer to network via LAN and no machine shows up in Cura.


Does anyone else have any troubleshooting advice?


Thanks in advance

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    Posted · Just Acquired Non-Functioning Ultimaker 3

    Do you hear a sound if you click the button? If yes, then it's just the display.

    If not (what the missing LAN connection suggests), then it might be an Olimex issue. You will find tons of information here: gr5.org/unbricking

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