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Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

I think the weakness of Ultimaker is the after-sales service... there's no answer to emails... no answer to opened tickets, at this moment Ultimaker have a very bad image for me, no more credibility..

 

I have an open case and for weeks no one answer me, it is very frustrating..

 

Do you want a great 3d printer? buy an Ultimaker printer!

 

Do you want a big headache, be afraid, worried, unsupported, without answers? buy an Ultimaker printer!

 

Moderator.... will someone from Ultimaker give me a reply now?

 

Ticket ID: AIK-755-27921

 

Thank you!

 

 

 

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    I hear makerbot is even worse. Sorry - that's not much of an endorsement. If you phone tech support they often answer immediately (call before 10am your time).

    However, you should post any problems you have on these forums. You will get very fast answers and learn a lot!

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    The moderators are just like you, people from the community (that just happen to be very active). If there is any technical problem, you're best off asking questions on the forum or the chat.

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Thank you guys! I appreciate your help..

    All i have to do now.. is wait... and wait.. and wait... i would like to have 2 ou 3 more UM2 soon... but now i'm not sure... i don't want to have all this issues again....

    I'm sure i will learn a lot on this forum...

    Thank you...

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Maybe tell us what your issue is to see if we can help?

    What i can tell you is that after a couple of weeks with your UM2 and when you begin to master the beast you'll be glad to have choosen ultimaker ;)

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

     

    In fact, my issues are about Delivery.The printer was sent 40 days ago, after many issues with confirmation of payment.

     

    When it finally arrived here in Brazil, a new surprise.... the declared value was wrong (absolutely wrong), the address was wrong, everything was wrong... I had problems with the IRS, at risk of paying a heavy fine. So the order was returned to Ultimaker in order to correct the declared value and then send it to me again..

     

    I've been trying contact in the last 10 days and no one even answer my emails to let me know the current status of my order.

     

    A total disrespect!

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Ok so that totally goes to support...

    Have you tried calling them? Is it ordered from the Netherlands or from the US?

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    I've been trying contact in the last 10 days and no one even answer my emails to let me know the current status of my order.

     

    It's not disrespect. They are just 2 weeks behind in support. The company is growing too fast and they need to hire more people but they are too busy to do hiring. Catch 22. There are others in Brazil with Ultimaker 2. You might want to talk to Oswaldo on this forum - I've met him in person - very nice guy - maybe you live in the same city and can try his printer out while you wait for yours.

    http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/user/21355-oswaldo-salzano/

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Hi Didier... thanks for your help... I ordered from the Netherlands...

     

    I will try to call the support how you suggested... but im in a different time zone and i have some difficulty to talk / understand in english to explain all the story... i have no problems to read and write e-mails... but talk will be a little bit harder...

     

    I hope the guys give me an answer this week... if not, i you try to use my poor english to figure out what is going on... :)

     

    Thank you

     

    Regards

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Hi http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/user/1527-gr5/, thanks for the reply..

    I'm a big fan of Ultimaker... even not yet having received the printer. I can imagine the guys are growing fast... but I think UM should create an intelligent communication channel (like a live chat) to offer fast information about orders. This simple tool could reassure customers and not leave us totally without information... In my case, i'm in the other side of the world and i don't know whats going on with my package... in this situation, people get apprehensive and worried.

     

    I think UM should improve communication urgently! This is their deficiency and it will result in bad reputation and consequently lose new clients around the world, which would be a shame, because the product appears to be excellent.

     

    I'm in the crowd by the success of the Ultimaker! so i have to report their deficiencies...

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    that`s scarry!! I`m from Brazil either and would like a good support too...

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Hi alescorsato,

    Thank you for your post.

    I am sorry to hear about the level of frustration you are experiencing.

    I just came across your post and I spoke to Simone and she will get back

    with you today in regard of your questions.

    Lets focus on a solution for you in the shortest period of time.

    I just spoke to Simone and tomorrow we are going to look into your status when the shipping department is available again. Most likely we will be able to ship out your Ultimaker again tomorrow and we will be able to solve this for you.

    We are working very hard to get back with everyone in a reasonable period of time, but due to a recent chain of events (*) our support team is suffering from a very high workload.

    (*) There were some problems with delivery times by our supplier that created a big workload for our team.

    (Awesome picture by the way, I saw the trailer of the minion movie today, promises a lot of fun!!)

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Hi SandervG, i appreciate your help.

     

    I understand that not everything can be solved as fast as we would like ... but a simple response reassures us and we know that at least someone is doing something to solve the problem.

     

    I'll wait for the contact of Simone.. i hope everything can be solved and i can have my UM2 asap.

     

    Thank you very much

     

    Ps. The picture is a digital painting i have done in Photoshop... this movies are really fun, thanks..

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Good afternoon http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/user/423-sandervg/

    I'm happy to say that my UM2 was finally posted today.

    I would like to thank you once again for your help, If it werent for that, i'm sure... i was waiting for responses yet.

     

    Thank you for the good will

     

    Alex

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    I am very glad to hear that, please keep us up to date when it actually arrived at your doorstep :)

    Have a great day!

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    Good afternoon,

    http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/user/423-sandervg/, my UM2 arrived, finally!

    I'm doing the inicial tests, learning to use and i'm very excited... the first results are really amazing..

    Thank you

     

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    Posted · SOLVED - great printer, terrible customer service

    I am very happy to hear that! :)

     

    Feel free to share whatever you are making! I would love to see.

     

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