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Requirements:

Listofpartsv1.4
Lasercutterpartsv1.5

Plainplainassemblyguide
Developer:DominicSpiess/Formfabrik
Backers:RomanJurt/ThisLoepfe/FabLabZuerich//RamunBerger/FabLabBern

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Mountingtheframe
Basics:Connectingtwopiecesofwood(seeUltimakerwiki)

Requiredparts:

Baseplate(A1)

4sidepieces(A2,A3,A4,A5)

17M3x16screwsandnuts

Laythebaseplate(A1)infrontofyou,lasermarkingsfacingupwards.Stickthefront(A5)andrear
(A4)partsontothebaseplate.Makesurethelaseredmarkingsarefacinginwards:

Stickthesidepieces(A2andA3)ontothebaseplate.Don'tforgettoscrewinthe4screwsinthe
corners,fixingtheframe:

MountingthewoodenUltimakerconnectors
Requiredparts:

4threadedsleeves
4connectionpieces(A6)
4M3x16screwsandnuts

Screwthesleevesintotheconnectionpieces(A6)fromthelasermarkedside.Makesure,the
insertsandthewoodarealignedonthebackside:

Stickthe4piecesintotheholesineachcornerofthebaseplate,thethreadedsleevesatthetop.Fix

thepieceswithascrewfromtheoutside:

Whendone,yourbaseframeshouldlooklikethis:

Mountingthedrillingjig
Requiredparts:

Drillingjigparts(C1,C2,C3)
2M3x25screwsandnuts

Putthe3woodenpiecesbehindoneanotherandtightenthetwoscrewsandnuts:

Intheenditshouldlooklikethis:


Installingtheelectronics
Note:Ifyou'renotfamiliarwithelectronics,seekadvicefromapractitioner(e.g.anelectrician).
Preparethecablesasshown.Getthe2shortwiresbycuttingandpeelingthetriplecorecable.
Requiredparts:
1powersupply

1switch
1applianceconnectioncable
1applianceconnector

1Triplecorecable(35cm)

2Twinwires(33cm)
1Plugandsocket

1Shortwire,blue(12cm)

1Shortwire,brown(12cm)

6heatshrinkTubings

Prepareallwireendingswithtin.Assemblethetwinwireswiththeplugandthesocketasshown.
Putthemalemetalliccontactsintotheplugandthefemalemetalliccontactsintothesocket:

Connectthegreycabletothepowersupply.Makesureyouareusingoneminusandonepluspole.
Followtheminuspolewireandmarktheendwithamarker:

Putthreeheatshrinktubingsoverthecablewiththeearthedwire.Soldittotheappliance
connector.Bluetoneutralbrowntophasegreen/yellowtoearth).Pullthewirethroughthecutout
Mainappliancelineplugofthehousing.Soldertwoshortwirestotheswitch(blue,Position2:
blue,Position3:brown).SolderthebluewireofthecablewiththeearthedwiretoPosition1.Protect
thesolderingbyusingtheotherthreeheatshrinktubings.Thepicturebelowshowsthecorrect

cabeling.

Mountingfan,powersupplyandconnector
Requiredparts:
Assembledelectronics
Fan
6M3x16screwsandnuts
2M4x10screw


ScrewthepowerconnectorintoitscutoutinthesidepanelwithtwoM3screws.Mountthepower
supplytothesidepanelusingthetwoM4screws(Insomecases,thethreadsofthepowersupply
areinadifferentposition,inwhichcaseyouneedtocarefullydrillthemyourselforusepartA7for
theoppositeside):

Positionthefanabovetheholeinthebaseplate.Pressthenutsintotheholesinthefanframe.
Mountthefanwiththe4screws.Theairflowshouldgodownwards:


Assemblingtheheatedbed
Requiredparts:
1Heatedbed
1thermocouple
1Plugandsocket
2thicktwincable,grey(33cm)
2thintwincable,red(33cm)
1Straightheader
1Housingwithcontacts

Assemblethegreycablewiththeplugandsocketjustlikebefore.Solderoneendtothepinsof
heatedbedonthesidewheretheLEDsare.Useposition2and3for24Vpower.Marktheminus
poleontheotherend.Takeathin(red)twinwireandsolderoneendtotheendofthelonglegsof
thethermocouple(Useingthelatestheatedbedwiththethermocoupleontheboard,solderthethin
wirestraighttotheconnectorsontheboard).Takethesecondredcableandsolderoneendofto
themetalcontactsandpushthemintothehousing:

Assemblingtheheatedbedplatform
Requiredparts:
1Heatedbedwithcable
1Glasspane
1Woodenframe
1Thermocouplewithcable
8M3x10Countersunkheadscrewwithnuts
8Finishingwashersandtabwashers
1Pieceofthermoresitanttape

Fromthesidewithoutlasermarks,putthescrewswiththefinishingwashersintotheholesalongthe
inneredge.Flipitoverandfittheglassandthentheheatedbedboardintotheframe.Makesure
thattheLEDsarefacingupwardsandcorrespondtothelasermarkings:


Tightenthenutswiththetabwashersontothescrews(youmayneedtobendthetabsabittogeta
tighterfit).BendthelegsofthethermocoupletoaVshape.Stickthethermocoupleintothethe
centerholeoftheheatedbedboardandfixitwithapieceofthermoresitanttapebyputtingthetape
betweenthelegs.Makesurethattheisolationofthecablesdoesn'ttouchtheboard:

PreparingtheUltimaker'sPCB
Requiredparts:
14.7kresistor
1Thintwincable,red
1Straightheader

DismountthePCBboardandremovethearduinocard.Solderthegreypowercablecomingfrom
thepowersupplytothePCBmainpowerjack.Makesurethecurrentdirectionisright:


Solderthe4.7kresistortoR4.SoldertheredcablecomingfromthethermocoupletoTemp3.Use
onlytheleftandrightpin.Themiddlepinisnotbeingused.Ifyouprefer,useaconnector.Current
directionisequal.Sticktheendsofthegreycablecomingfromtheheatingbedintothegreen
socketlabelledHOTBED(mindthecurrentdirection,you'veprobablymarkedtheminusend.The
heatingbedwilloperatebothways,buttheLEDsonlythecorrectway):

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UltimakerHeatedBed"plainplain"

Preparethelastredtwincablefromthesketchabove.SolderoneendtothePCBpinposition
labelledFAN2andtheothertothestraightheader.Connectthestraightheaderwiththesocket.
(Checkthecurrentdirection.Theairflowshouldgodownwards):

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MountingtheplainplaintoyourUltimaker
Requiredparts:
4M3x16screws
assembledplainplainbase
assembledheatedbedplatform
assembleddrillingjig


Usethedrillingjig.FititagainsteachofthecornerontheleftandrightsideoftheUltimakeranddrill
theholesintotheultimakerplywoodbaseplate:

PullthecablesfortheheatedbedandthetermocuplethroughthebaseplateoftheUltimaker.Insert
theadditionalfanandthepowersupply.It'srecommendedtocoverthepowerplugonthePCB
boardwithapieceofducttapetomakesurenottoaccidentallyusetheoriginalUltimakerpower

supply,asitisnotneededanymore:

PlacetheUltimakerontheplainplainbaseandscrewthe4screwsintotheholesyoudrilled.
Replacetheacrylicglasssheetwiththeheatedbedplatformandplugthetwojacks.

Firmwareupdate

IftheUlticontrollerdoesn'tshowan"H"andasecondtargetandactualtemperatureafirmeware
updateisrecommanded.Open"Marlin"andadjustthethermalsettingsintheconfiguration.hfileor
use:http://marlinbuilder.robotfuzz.com.It'sa100kthermistor/4.7kohmpullup(ingeneral6.forthe
tinythermocouplesolderedontheheatedbed1).Makeothersettingsifneeded.
Happyplainprinting!