How to plug in the power cord correctly

Depending on the type of Ultimaker 3D printer you have, the position of the power cord is different. This quick guide shows you how to position it correctly.

Tip: You can check if the cable is locked in place by giving it a gentle pull. It should only disconnect if you pull back the sliding mechanism.

How to plug in 3D printers from the Ultimaker 3 family

When you plug the power adapter into your 3D printer, the flat side of the cable needs to point downwards. Before you push the cable firmly into the port, you have to pull the sliding mechanism back. When the cord is in the printer, you can let go to lock it into place.

Ultimaker 3 power cord
Plugging in the power cord to an Ultimaker 3

How to plug in 3D printers from the Ultimaker 2(+) family

When you plug the power adapter into your 3D printer, the flat side of the cable needs to point upwards. Before you push the cable firmly into the port, you have to pull the sliding mechanism back. When the cord is in the printer, you can let go to lock it into place.

How to plug in power cord Ultimaker 2+
Plugging in the power cord to an Ultimaker 2+

Plugging in the Ultimaker 2 Go or Ultimaker Original+

When using an Ultimaker 2 Go or an Ultimaker Original+ the flat side of the cable needs to point downwards.

How to plug in power cord Ultimaker 2 Go
Correct orientation Ultimaker 2 Go power cord
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