the quick start guide for the Ultimaker 3

the quick start guide for the Ultimaker 3
Ultimaker 3
Quick
start
guide
1. Download the Ultimaker app
The app offers an extended version of this quick start guide
for your Ultimaker 3. It has tons of Ultimaker tips, support
guides, and helps you find local support when you need it.
Download it from the App Store, Google Play or from:
www.ultimaker.com/app
What’s in the box
2. Remove the packaging
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Lift the printer out of the cardboard box using the nylon strap. Carefully remove the
styrofoam packaging, the accessory box and the packaging material under the build plate.
Please retain all packaging for warranty purposes.
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Ultimaker 3
Print Core AA 0.4
Print Core AA 0.4
Print Core BB 0.4
Glass plate
Cable cover
Spool holder with
NFC cable
Material guide
Material spool PLA
Material spool PVA
Ethernet cable
USB stick
Glue stick
Machine oil
Magnalube grease
Hex screwdriver
XY calibration sheet
Calibration card
Quick start guide
Power adapter
Power cable
Test print
3. Install the printer
Gently place the printer on its side.
Connect the cable of the spool holder
Guide the cable through the cut-out
Insert the spool holder into the back
to the NFC socket. The flat side of
in the back panel. Any remaining
panel and push until it snaps into
the connector faces away from the
cable can be coiled up against the
place.
bottom panel.
back panel.
Insert the cable cover into the back
Open the front build plate clamps
Connect the power supply to a wall
panel to keep the cable in place.
to insert the glass plate. Make sure
socket and connect it to the printer.
Gently place the printer upright
the glass plate slides into the rear
The flat side of the connector faces
again.
clamps and close the front clamps.
downwards.
4. Set up the printer
Set the power switch to the “on” position to turn your Ultimaker 3 on. The printer will guide
you through the set-up process of connecting to the internet, installing print cores, loading
materials and positioning the material guide.
To connect to WiFi please have a computer or smartphone near your printer during set-up.
To connect to ethernet please use the ethernet cable to connect your printer to your router.
Connected to internet.
Print Cores installed.
Print guide and materials loaded.
5. Install Cura
User manual
After successfully setting up your printer, please install Cura, our free slicing software,
on your computer. Cura can accurately convert 3D-models into 3D-print files, preview the
objects you want to print and send them to your Ultimaker 3. After installation, Cura will
guide you through the process of making your very first print.
Cura is available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. Download Cura for free at:
www.ultimaker.com/software
You can find the full Ultimaker 3 user manual, available in
English and many other languages, on our website:
www.ultimaker.com/manuals
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Warranty
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For information about the Ultimaker warranty policy, visit:
www.ultimaker.com/warranty
Support
Bowden tube
Build plate
Build plate clamps
Build plate screw
Cable cover
Display
Double spool holder
with NFC cable
Ethernet port
Feeder 1
Feeder 2
Power socket
Power switch
Print head
Push/rotate button
USB socket
For more information or technical support visit:
www.ultimaker.com/support (or contact your local reseller)
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