Unboxing the Ultimaker 2+

The Ultimaker 2+ comes in reusable, durable packaging, specially designed to protect your Ultimaker 2+. To properly unpack your Ultimaker 2+, please follow the steps described below.

Start unpacking

Take the Ultimaker 2+ out of the cardboard box and loosen the strap by opening the buckle.


Accessory box

Take out the accessory box. In this box, you will also find the quick start guide.


Remove the styrofoam packaging

Take the spool with PLA filament and factory test print out of the styrofoam. Then, remove the styrofoam packaging, take the Ultimaker 2+ and place it on a flat surface.

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Remove the protection

Manually lift the build plate and remove the packaging material under the build plate. At last, cut the zip tie that secures the print head.

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This is in the box

The Ultimaker 2+ is supplied with several hardware accessories. Check if all these accessories are included before continuing.


  1. Material spool PLA (750 g)
  2. Nozzle kit
  3. Power adapter and cable
  4. Glass plate
  5. Calibration card
  6. Hex wrenches (2 mm, 2.5 mm)
  7. Spool holder
  8. Glue stick
  9. Magnalube (for lead screw Z motor)
  10. USB cable
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