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Posted (edited) · Is my Ultimaker 3 about to die 😥

My loyal Ultimaker 3ex, we will call her Edith👵, randomly just stops printing every few hours🕑.  It used to be infrequent but only the shortest of prints has worked the last few weeks. She is quite old  with a warranty that is long expired.  


I'm handy enough * to take it apart and replace parts.  I suspect it is the Lime2 board.  Poor Edith will be in the middle of a print and just stop.  The menu keeps saying "Pause" and "tune" but "pause" does nothing.  I can go to "tune" but no options work.  Anyone else see anything like this?  Surely, Edith has sisters.


Edith is set up for development mode and when she stops, I can no longer ssh in.  The web pages she serves out is gone too so there is no log to look at. This also has me thinking it is the Lime2 board as it runs this stuff.  The room is a cool 65 degrees (65 -32 * 5 /9 Celsius) but I suspect it is overheating. I don't think it is the power but I do live in a third world country (New Jersey). 


P.S. Sorry for the poor humor but this seems like a really boring post. 


* If women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy!


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