Aleph Objects Launches LulzBot Mini #3DThursday #3DPrinting
The LulzBot Mini desktop 3D printer ushers in a new era of accessible 3D printing built on proven technology with the Open Source Hardware community. From projects and products to curricula and classes, the LulzBot Mini means freedom for you to bring your ideas to life.
LulzBot Mini Product Specifications
Libre Innovation: Open Source Hardware and Free Software that respects user freedom
Capable Materials: ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, wood filled filaments, Polyester (Tritan), PETT, bronze and copper filled filaments, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PETG, conductive PLA and ABS, UV luminescent filaments, PCTPE, PC-ABS, and more every day
Open Filament Format: Open, non-proprietary filament format so you can stay on the cutting edge and save money on materials
Multi-Software Compatible: Freedom to use any number of 3D printing software programs, Cura LulzBot Edition comes standard. Other compatible software includes OctoPrint, BotQueue, Slic3r, Printrun, MatterControl, and many more.
Print Area: 152mm x 152mm x 158mm (6in x 6in x 6.2in)
Print Volume: 3,650 cm3 (223 in3) of usable space
Top Print Speed: 275mm/sec (10.8in/sec) at 0.18 layer height
Print Surface: Heated borosilicate glass bed covered with PEI film
Layer Thickness: From 0.05mm to 0.50mm (0.002in – 0.020in)
Maximum Hot End Temperature: 300oC (572oF)
Maximum Print Bed Temperature: 120oC (248oF)
List Price: $1,350.00 USD
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.