Network connected printers benefit from online services provided by Ultimaker. To ensure that your printer can benefit from the latest services and features it is important that the printer is running the latest firmware.
Printers running older firmware may not have the latest functionality built in. You can check for the latest firmware for your printer here.
Note: It may be that the some functionality is not yet built in the latest firmware version for a printer.
When a printer is the group host of multiple printers, all the printers within the group can utilize the latest features. Therefore it is recommended to host a group of printers using the printer that runs the latest firmware version.
What cloud features does my printer have?
Ultimaker S5 and Ultimaker S3
Ultimaker S5 and Ultimaker S3 printers running firmware 5.7.0 and above have the latest cloud features. They can make use of simple print job actions, such as starting, aborting and pausing a print job, as well as advanced features such as print queue management and reprint from history.
Ultimaker 2+ Connect
The Ultimaker 2+ Connect was launched in November 2020. Initial firmware ensures that the printer is compatible with the Ultimaker Digital Factory, and remote printing is possible. Advanced features will be developed with upcoming firmware. For a full list of features please view the firmware release notes page.
Ultimaker 3 printers run firmware 5.2.16. On this firmware the printer can be connect to the Digital Factory and remote printing is enabled, along with with basic print job management.