How to install the Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Manager

The Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Manager gives you more confidence and setup flexibility. Designed to increase user safety, it removes up to 95% of ultrafine particles and shields users from hot and moving components.

The Air Manager is delivered in separate components, which can be installed in a few easy steps.

Tip: Instructions for installation of the Air Manager are in the quick start guide that was delivered with the product. If you no longer have this booklet, you can download it as a PDF from this page.

Caution: Ensure the Ultimaker 2+ Connect is turned off before installing the Air Manager.

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1. Align the filter housing with the back of the Ultimaker 2+ Connect


2. Guide the Bowden tube and print head cable into the slot


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3. Push down on the filter housing until it clicks firmly into place


4. Gently push the filter completely into the filter housing, with the tab facing down


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5. Place the cover over the filter housing and align it with the top panel; ensure there are no gaps between the cover and the printer


6. Connect the Air Manager cable to the port at the back of the Air Manager and secure with the clip




7. Guide the Air Manager cable around the left side of the spool holder


8. Plug the cable into the OUT port at the back of the Ultimaker 2+ Connect




9. Take the front enclosure and place the hinge profile on the front panel


10. Push the handle against the panel; the magnet will hold the front enclosure in place


Note: The Ultimaker 2+ Connect and Air Manager must be positioned out of direct sunlight when in use. Ensure there is at least 10 cm of free space at the back of the Air Manager for unrestricted airflow.

Front enclosure

The front enclosure must be installed when the Ultimaker 2+ Connect is printing. To remove the print, or for certain maintenance procedures, the front enclosure must be removed. This can be conveniently placed on the top of the printer, resting against the Air Manager cover.


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