ALUNAR Prusa i3 3D Printer Kit Overview
ALUNAR has joined the growing ranks of companies offering affordable, DIY 3D printer kits. Similar to machines like HIC Technology’s HICTOP 3DP-18 3D printer kit, ALUNAR’s Prusa i3 (also known as the ALUNAR 3D Desktop Printer M505) offers a significantly reduced price – so long as you’re willing to get your hands dirty.
So, what are you signing up for with a DIY 3D printer kit from ALUNAR? For starters, you’re getting the full challenge of building your own 3D printer. ALUNAR makes it clear up front that their Prusa i3 is for hobbyists and professionals alike, but that it “requires great passion, patience and strong practical abilities to assemble.”
It may seem a bit daunting, but it seems like ALUNAR is mostly covering their bases to make sure there is no confusion that this kit does not come pre-assembled. However, putting together the Prusa i3 3D Printer Kit (M505) means you get a rigidly built, high quality product at a fair price. You will be hard pressed to find a machine with this range of functionality for less, and as a DIY enthusiast, the assembly may likely be the best part!
For your convenience, ALUNAR provides links to multiple assembly videos on YouTube, as well as a quality guarantee and customer service.
The ALUNAR Prusa i3 3D printer, once assembled, supports multiple filament types. With a heated build plate and variable extruder temperature, this printer can use both common ABS and PLA filaments, and more advanced options, like wood filament and conductive PLA.
ALUNAR Prusa i3 3D Printer (M505) Specifications
- Acrylic Frame
- 0.012mm X/Y axis accuracy
- 0.004mm Z axis accuracy
- Single-color extruder
- 0.4mm extruder diameter
- SD card reader and LCD menu screen
- 100mm/s print speed
- 220 x 220 x 230mm max print size (8.66 x 8.66 x 9.06 inches)
- Variable temperature nozzle (195C for PLA, up to a 250C maximum)
- 100C heated aluminum print bead
- 1.74 mm filament diameter
Included in the box:
- 3D printer kit
- Spool holder
- 1 roll 3D filament
- USB cable for online printing
- USB Card reader and TF card for offline printing
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