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Type A Machines Series 1 Pro 3D Printer

SKU: ADA2412

$8,729.95 AUD, inc GST
$7,936.32 AUD, exc GST

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Type A Machines Series 1 Pro 3D Printer

SKU: ADA2412

$8,729.95 AUD, inc GST
$7,936.32 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: lulzbot 3d printer
This product has been replaced by: lulzbot 3d printer

Built to last and better than ever. The Series 1 Pro 3D printers from Type A Machines offer durability, modularity and one of the largest build volumes in their class.

Featuring a streamlined aluminum and acrylic body, a glass build surface and a precision laser cut CNC folded metal chassis, the Series 1 Pro pushes the envelope in desktop 3D printing by matching a class leading one cubic foot of build volume with further improvements to the easy bed-leveling system and revolutionary interface for network 3D printing.

Users can now get their hands on easy in-the-field upgrades including the introduction of embedded wifi connectivity, a heated glass bed and an improved extruder with multi-material support.

The all-aluminum extruder is a game changer. The single piece melt path reduces clogging, allows for better temperature and print control, and works with a wider variety of printing materials, including PLA, High Carbon PLA and PET. It's easy to clean and easy to replace, so you're printing more and troubleshooting less.

The Series 1 Pro is also ready to connect to a home network right out of the box. Using the free Meshmixer application you can print with just one-click.

Note: As of Tuesday, March 8th 2016, we are now carrying the upgraded version of the Series 1 3D printer: The Series 1 Pro! Here are the new features:

A built in webcam:

  • Record and monitor the progress of your print
  • Review and share for troubleshooting support

A custom interface : 

  • Ensures important information is readily available 
  • Most common controls at your fingertips

A heated build platform:

  • Borosilicate Glass w / Max temp of 120°C
  • Highly stable
  • Easily removable 
  • Provides consistent results
  • Enhanced adhesion
  • Greater dimensional accuracy with many materials
  • Ready to produce parts in under 4 minutes

Series 1 Pro Box Contents:

  • Series 1 Pro 3D Printer
  • Power Cable
  • Network Cable
  • Palette Knife
  • Glue Stick
  • Antenna
  • Spool Holder Bolts (2)
  • Side Panel Bolts (8)
  • Side Panel Standoffs (8)
  • Allen Keys (1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 4.0mm)
  • Ceramic Screwdriver
  • Printer’s Wrenches
  • 20ft Transparent PLA Sample - check out all of Adafruit's filaments in the store!

Check out Type A Machines' getting started page, blog, and more.

Note: Shipping weight reflects UPS' new dimensional weight regulations.

Technical Details

User Manual (Updated for Series 1 Pro)

Technology: Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
Filament Diameter: 1.75mm

Overall Machine Dimensions (Width, Height, Depth)

  • Without Spool Holder: 18.35 x 22.51 x 18.05 in (765.75 x 571.80 x 458.67mm)
  • With Spool Holder: 18.35 x 31.55 x 18.05 in (765.75 x 801.48 x 458.67mm)
  • Shipping Box Dimensions: 24 x 24 x 29 in (609.6 x 609.6 x 736.6mm)
  • Shipping Weight (with no other orders included): 50 lbs (15.87kg)

G2 Extruder (Toolhead)

  • Nozzle Diameter: 0.4mm
  • Maximum Temperature: 300°C (572°F)
  • Materials: Aluminum, Stainless Steel
  • Meltzone Length: >10mm

Heated Build Platform

  • Material: Borosilicate Glass
  • Heating Element: 360W Silicon heating surface (if equipped)
  • Build Length, X-Axis: 305mm (12 in)
  • Build Length, Y-Axis: 305mm (12 in)
  • Maximum Recommended Temperature: 120C

Addressable Build Envelope

  • Build Volume: 28.37 L (1728 in3)
  • Build Length, X-Axis: 305mm (12 in)
  • Build Length, Y-Axis: 305mm (12 in)
  • Build Length, Z-Axis: 305mm (12 in)
  • Build Area Hypotenuse: 431.34mm (17 in)
  • Maximum Corner to Corner Distance: 528.28mm (20.8 in)

Precision and Accuracy

  • Recommended Layer Resolution: 50-300µm (0.05 - 0.3mm)
  • Maximum Tested Layer Resolution: 25-600µm (0.025 - 0.6mm)
  • Positional Accuracy, X/Y Axes: 6.57µm (0.00657mm)
  • Positional Accuracy, Z Axis: 6.25µm (0.00625mm)
  • Maximum Tested Dimensional Tolerance (Optimal Geometry): 100µm (0.1 mm)
  • Minimum Feature Size (Optimal Geometry): 1mm

Feedrates

  • While Extruding: 15-120 mm/s
  • While Traveling: 30-250 mm/s

Note: Feedrates are not necessarily indicative of overall print duration.

Supported Software

  • Slicing Software: Cura for Type A Machines

       File Types: STL, OBJ, AMF
       Operating Systems: Windows 8/7/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6+, 32/64-bit Ubuntu 12.04+

  • Control Software: Series 1 web interface (Octoprint-based)

       File Types: GCO, GCODE (exported from Cura)

Supported Connection Options

  • Access Point Mode - connect via printer's built-in Wi-Fi network
  • Local Wireless - connect via existing Wi-Fi network
  • Local Ethernet - connect via Ethernet cable and port via router

Power Management

  • Instant-off one-button accessible power switch on front panel

Power Transmission

  • Ribbon Cables Tested to one million cycles
  • Diagnostic LED indicator lights next to print head

Onboard Camera  (if equipped)

  • 1.3MP CMOS sensor
  • HD resolution
  • Real time video and still out
  • Time Lapse Recording

Onboard Computer Systems

  • Primary Onboard Computer: BeagleBone Black (BBB)

       CPU: 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8 Processor
       RAM: 512MB DDR3
       Storage: 16/32 GB Expandable MicroSD
       OS: Custom based on Linux variant

  • Secondary Onboard Computer: RepRap Universal MEGA Board with Allegro (RUMBA)

       Stepper Drivers: Trinamic TMC2100 with digitally interpolated 1/256th Microstepping
       Firmware: Marlin-based firmware variant

Input/Output

  • Expansion Port: 1x USB ‘A’
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n at 2.4 GHz with WEP/WPA/WPA2 Encryption
  • Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps max speed

Motors

  • Motor Size, X/Y Axes and Extruder: NEMA 14
  • Motor Size, Z-Axis: NEMA 17 
  • Step Angle: 1.8° (200 steps/rotation)

Operating Environment

  • AC Input without Heated Build Platform: 110-240V
  • AC Input with Heated Build Platform: 110V ONLY
  • Internal Voltage, Kinematics and Hot Ends: 24VDC
  • Internal Voltage, Computer Electronics and Endstops: 5VDC
  • Internal Voltage, Heated Build Platform: 110VAC
  • Operating Temperature: 60-99°F (15-37°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 5-95%
  • Storage Humidity: 5-95%
  • Storage Temperature: 32-99°F (0-37°C)
  • Operating Noise: 40-70 dB

Power Consumption

  • Idle: 12W
  • Printing without heated build platform: 70W
  • Printing with heated build platform: 388W
  • Maximum power consumption: 400W

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Documentation and Resources:
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Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

Please checkout our customer service page if you have other frequently asked questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.