In this stable release, Cura 5.3 achieves yet another huge leap forward in 3D printing thanks to material interlocking! As well as introducing an expanded recommended print settings menu and lots of print quality improvements. Not to mention, a whole bunch of new printer profiles for non-UltiMaker printers!
The UltiMaker S7 is built on the success of the UltiMaker S5 and its design decisions were heavily based on feedback from customers.
So what’s new?
The obvious change is the S7’s height. It now includes an integrated Air Manager. This filters the exhaust air of every print and also improves build temperature stability. To further enclose the build chamber the S7 only has one magnetically latched door.
The build stack has also been completely redesigned. A PEI-coated flexible steel build plate makes a big difference to productivity. Not only do you not need tools to pop a printed part off. But we also don’t recommend using or adhesion structures for UltiMaker materials (except PC, because...it’s PC). Along with that, 4 pins and 25 magnets make it easy to replace the flex plate perfectly – even with one hand.
The re-engineered print head has an inductive sensor which reduces noise when probing the build plate. This effectively makes it much harder to not achieve a perfect first layer, improving overall print success. We also reversed the front fan direction (fewer plastic hairs, less maintenance), made the print core door magnets stronger, and add a sensor that helps avoid flooding.
The UltiMaker S7 also includes quality of life improvements:
Reliable bed tilt compensation (no more thumbscrews) 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi A 1080p camera (mounted higher for a better view) Compatibility with 280+ Marketplace materials Compatibility with S5 project files (no reslicing needed) And a whole lot more
Curious to see the S7 in action?
We’re hosting a free tech demo on February 7.
It will be live and you can ask any questions to our CTO, Miguel Calvo.
Register here for the Webinar
Are you a fan of tree support, but dislike the removal process and the amount of filament it uses? Then we would like to invite you to try this special release of UltiMaker Cura. Brought to you by our special community contributor @thomasrahm
We generated a special version of Cura 5.2 called 5.3.0 Alpha + Xmas. The only changes we introduced compared to UltiMaker Cura 5.2.1 are those which are needed for the new supports. So keep in mind, this is not a sneak peek for Cura 5.3 (there are some really cool new features coming up) but a spotlight release highlighting this new version of tree supports.
Sorry to see this happen.
Your nozzles look very covered up with filament build up. Maybe your print object came loose of bed and just got glued to
The two wire's white/red are for the heater power, if you remove the left core the two wire's will follow as they should be attached to the connector board on the core itself.
Red and white wire's in the middle is for the capasitive sensor (sensing heat board nozzle distance).
It should not be possible to see the two wire's white/red to come down like this?
Did you have to remove the left core for cleaning up?
Or, maybe the two heater wire's was captured by the filament and ended pulling the wires from the connector on the PCB
(printed circuit board). Should be possible.. If so this stopped more extrusion from this nozzle.
Strange things happen sometimes.
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So...... the order of events: when I saw the blob all up inside the enclosure, I backed the filament out of nozzle 1.... (successfully) , I pulled the "blob out", and it pulled the wires out.. and I immediately got an error saying something like nozzle heat too hot..... error.. and the heating shut down.
The print core for #1, is jammed tight, and will not pull out(also has two wires pulled out) and the print core in #2, will not come out either, because I can not heat/back out the filament.
I think I am going to have to take the entire assembly apart.. 😕 can anyone recommend a good video/tutorial on how to do so?
I did get this machine recently, and I do not know how well it was maintained. If I have to open it up anyway, any recommendation on maintenance I should do while I am there?
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