The Ultimaker 2 3D Printer
Having a 3D printer can open up a whole new world of faster customization that is quite close to home. With the Ultimaker 2, you can have fun personalizing the objects in your life. Intended for both the skilled user as well as the beginner, the Ultimaker 2 is simple to interface with and nicely constructed to produce beautiful 3D prints. The printer comes with a lot of accessories, including a robust software for easy installation.
The Ultimaker 2 3D printer dissolves plastic and puts it on the glass plate in a cumulative procedure. Quality and speed are a few of the significant factors to consider when comparing affordable 3D printers. The speed of the Ultimaker 2 ranges from 30 to 300 millimeters per second, helping you to select speedy prints or slow, high quality prints. Optimized Resolution is about 0.02 mm per print layer – about the width of cardstock paper – for smooth, perfect prints. You can even adjust the printer settings through the printing process so that, in the event that you notice an error, it is possible to correct it without restarting or destroying your print. The Ultimaker is made both for office and home use and certainly will print up to 9 x 9 x 8-inch creations, quite above the size of your average 3D printers.
Filament and Cartridges
3D printing materials vary from metal to nylon, however plastic continues to be the most used printing material for consumer-level 3D printers. And for The Ultimaker 2 it only supports the two most popular printing filaments: PLA and ABS full out. Only filament bought from the manufacturing company is guaranteed to keep your 3D printer running smoothly. Additional filament from Ultimaker comes in a range of colors and at competitive prices.
Connectivity and Accessories
With the aid of included SD card or USB cable, you can easily connect to your Ultimaker 2. No need worrying about the compatibility of your computer with the printer, as the Ultimaker’s applications functions with Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS and Linux systems.
The Ultimaker 3D printer comes with all the needed accessories, which means you do not have to scramble to locate cables or components . In the carton, you will find SD card, USB cable, a power supply, care tools as well as a PLA filament cartridge.
For newcomers to the 3D printing world, the Ultimaker 2 is easy to use. It creates big, high quality prints and is not difficult to connect to your home computer. For sophisticated printers and designers, the Cura and printer software are both open source and simply modifiable, with settings to appease your most creative dreams.
In the bottom of this post you’ll see two Ultimaker 2 unboxing videos don’t miss those!
Some technical specifications for Ultimaker 2 and Extras that you get when buying
DIMENSIONS 342x357×388 mm
PRINTER AND PRINTING PROPERTIES
Pre-assembledThe Ultimaker 2+ is an out of the box experience and immediately ready to use.
0.40 mm nozzle: 200 to 20 micron
0.60 mm nozzle: 400 to 20 micron
0.80 mm nozzle: 600 to 20 micron
0.40 nozzle: up to 16 mm3/s
0.60 nozzle: up to 23 mm3/s
0.80 nozzle: up to 24 mm3/s
Cura, Ultimaker included free print preparation softwareCura is a industry-leading slicing and preparation software that turns your 3D model into a file your printer can use.
Nonoperating temperature 0˚ C to 32˚ C (32˚ to 90˚ F)Your Ultimaker 2 can be stored or left inactive at these temperatures.
100 – 240V
221 W max.
- An SD card, glue stick, grease, hex wrenches and a USB cable
- Swappable 0.25, 0.4, 0.6 and 0.8 mm nozzles
- A calibration card to level the build plate
- Comprehensive 12 month warranty
- Lifetime expert support
- A 0.75 kg spool of Ultimaker Silver PLA
- Cura, Their award-winning print preparation software
- Powerful Ultimaker app