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This is the Printupy Desktop 3D printer from 2PrintBeta.
The Printupy Desktop 3D printer, a standalone complete system with modern 3D printing technology is not a kit, so no assembly is needed. It is a professional 3D printer made in germany.
It comes with a nice acrylic case and a rigid aluminium frame. It has an integrated power supply and a nice display unit to control the 3D printer. It can print from USB and from SD card, so you can use it standalone on your desk.
For extra precision this machine uses screw-on linear bearings and all axes are driven by steppermotors and T2.5 belts. The core of the 3D printer is the autonomous Echinus board, which can simultaneously control up to 6 steppermotors, and its nice Echinus Vision control system.
The hotend is made from stainless steel and consists of one tube from the extruder to the end. Due to this there is no gap in the nozzle, into which melted plastic could creep, and no plastic parts which could melt or get brittle. It is durable, precise and doesn't need special maintenance.
In the dualx version, the two extruders are mounted on two seperately moving carriages, so that the currently not active printhead can be safely parked on one side. The firmware makes sure that those two heads automatically switch positions when needed. This way it is possible to separate the application of two different materials or colours.
For the Z axis, this printer uses an innovative method to make sure there are no errors introduced by not perfectly straight lead screws. This printer uses timing belts for the Z axis, so this axis gets pulled up perfectly straight, which ensures that all printed layers are placed perfectly onto each others. Also Z movements are possible in a higher speed. This greatly improves the print quality as you can see in the object below.
The Printupy runs with the adapted OpenSource firmware marlin. The latest version can be downloaded directly from our website.