Jump to content

Updating Firmware old machine?


Recommended Posts

Posted · Updating Firmware old machine?

I'm looking to update the firmware of an older ultimaker I have.. I think it has the 2560 atmega installed.

when I look at cura it says I cant as it it doesn't support my config (heated bed)

and also warns that I must have the extruder upgrade.

Is the extruder upgrade warning, just due to the different e-steps with the newer V3 bolt? or something else.

So i'm looking to use http://marlinbuilder.robotfuzz.com/ and construct the custom hex. would this be ok on an older machine, if I just change the esteps, until my new V3 bolt arrives?

Thanks for a stunning forum btw ;-)


  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Updating Firmware old machine?

    The E-steps in the firmware don't really matter if you set them in Cura machine settings. Those will override any value in the firmware, and the firmware from marlinbuilder should work just fine with your machine.


  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Updating Firmware old machine?

    You should be fine. Do you have the old hex file in case you want to go back to an older version again?

    robotfuzz works quite well. yes I suspect the only thing is the steps/mm for extruder. So you can calibrate that and set it to whatever you want.


  • 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
    • Our picks

      • UltiMaker Cura 5.4 stable released
        The full stable release of UltiMaker Cura 5.4 is here and it makes it easier than ever to remove brims and supports from your finished prints. UltiMaker S series users can also look forward to print profiles for our newest UltiMaker PET CF composite material!
          • Like
        • 58 replies
    • Create New...