The Ultimaker comes in reusable, durable packaging, specially designed to protect your Ultimaker 3. Follow the steps below properly to unpack your Ultimaker 3, or watch the informative Ultimaker 3 unboxing video:

Start unpacking

Take the Ultimaker 3 out of the cardboard box and loosen the strap by opening the buckle.


Remove the styrofoam top

Remove the top part of the styrofoam packaging with the two spools of filament and factory test print in it.


Accessory box

Take out the accessory box.


Remove the styrofoam front and bottom

Remove the styrofoam part that is placed at the front bottom side of the Ultimaker 3. Then take the Ultimaker 3, remove the bottom styrofoam part and place the Ultimaker 3 on a flat surface.


Remove packaging under build plate

Manually lift the build plate and remove the packaging material under the build plate.


Zip tie

Cut the zip tie that secures the print head.


This is in the box

The Ultimaker 3 is supplied with several hardware accessories. Check if all these accessories are included before continuing.

  • Print core AA 0.4 (in print head slot 1 of the Ultimaker)
  • Print core AA 0.4
  • Print core BB 0.4
  • Glass plate
  • Cable cover
  • Spool holder with NFC cable
  • Material guide
  • Material spool PLA (350 g)
  • Material spool PVA (350 g)
  • Ethernet cable
  • USB stick
  • Glue stick
  • Machine oil (for X/Y axles)
  • Magnalube grease (for Z axle)
  • Hex screwdriver
  • XY calibration sheet
  • Calibration card
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter
  • Power cable
  • Test print