Unboxing the Ultimaker 2

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The Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2 Extended come in reusable, durable packaging that has been specially designed to protect your printer in transport. Unboxing the Ultimaker 2 or Ultimaker 2 Extended can be done in a few simple steps.

Tip: We recommend removing the packaging with the box placed on the floor for safety. Please retain all packaging for warranty purposes.

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Tip: The official Ultimaker unboxing video for the Ultimaker 2+ is available on YouTube. Although this is a slightly different printer model, the unboxing steps are the same.

1. Outer box 2. Belt 3. Foam 4. Inside printer

First open up the outer cardboard box in which the Ultimaker 2 was delivered. Cut the cardboard flaps at the top and open them up.

Next, lift the printer out of the cardboard box. Firmly pull at the belt while keeping the box down.

The Ultimaker 2 is now properly unpacked and almost ready for use!

What's in the box?

Several accessories are included with the Ultimaker 2. Before you continue with setting up your printer for first use, check if all items are complete.


1. Power supply and cable 5. USB cable 9. Calibration card
2. Spool holder 6. Glue stick 10. Test print
3. Glass plate 7. Grease 11. Hot end pack
4. PLA Silver-Metallic 8. Hex keys (1.5, 2, 2.5 mm)  

Tip: An SD card is also included. This is already placed in the slot at the front of the printer.

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