If you have ever heard someone say, “They don’t make ‘em like they used to,” they probably weren’t talking about the M2.
We know that high precision print quality, especially over time, can’t exist without high-quality components. When you combine these components with our made in the USA quality, it's easy to see why we are regarded as the top-choice for industrial level precision at an affordable price. Additionally, we have made this durable machine completely modular, so that maintenance is a breeze — this means less time troubleshooting, more time innovating.
With our outstanding customer support and amazingly consistent reviews, you can be confident that you'll be delighted with your M2 and its performance.
Please see below for machine specifics.
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|Build Dimensions||200 mm (8") x 250 mm (10") x 200 mm (8")|
|Build Plate||110 °C and higher. Borosilicate glass print bed with laminated, replaceable print surface.|
|Build Plate Leveling||4 point leveling. Level out of the box. Leveling assisted by quickstart app.|
|Filament Feed||Direct (non-Bowden).|
|Materials||1.75 mm. PLA, ABS, PET, HIPS, HDPE, TPU (i.e., flexible filament), Polycarbonate, composite (Metal-, Carbon Fiber-, or Wood-Filled), and many more!|
|Nozzle||Shipped with 0.35 mm brass (0.25mm, 0.5mm, 0.75mm brass and 0.35mm and 0.50mm steel are available on the MakerGear website).|
|Maximum Extruding Temperature||40 W heater and thermistor rated to 300 °C.|
|Hot End||Single extruder. Dual extruder upgrade available. Hot End is easy to swap/upgrade.|
|Print technology||FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication)|
|X/Y Motion||Independent axes with high precision linear rails guiding motion driven by kevlar reinforced belts.|
|Z motion||10 mm rods guide motion driven by lead screw.|
|Layer Resolution||smaller than 50 micron to 0.25 mm with a 0.35 mm nozzle. Please note there is more to print quality than layer thickness.|
|Print head travel speed||Printing: 80 - 200 mm/sec for best print quality. Travel Speed: 450 mm/sec maximum.|
|Ambient operation temperature||15 ˚C to 32 ˚C (59 ˚F to 90 ˚F)|
|Storage temperature||0 ˚C to 32 ˚C (32 ˚F to 90 ˚F)|
|Operating Sound||lower than 65 dBA|
|Machine Weight||12 kg (26.5 lbs.)|
|Machine Dimensions with spool and full range of motion||Width x Depth x Height: 533 mm (21") x 610 mm (24") x 420 mm (16.5").|
|shipping box dimensions||19 kg (42 lbs.). 535 mm x 535 mm x 535 mm (21" x 21" x 21").|
|AC input||100 - 120 V (4 A)/220 - 240 V (2 A), 47 - 63 Hz|
|Power requirements||24 V DC @ 15 A|
|Power consumption||360 W max|
|Software||Compatible with many open-source and commercially available modeling, slicing, and printer control software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Simplify3D software is recommended.|
|Connectivity||SD Card Reader, USB connection to computer, LCD machine control optional|
Simplify3D™ ($149) Software (sold separately) is a powerful, integrated software platform that handles all of your 3D printing needs. The immersive environment brings your content to life. The software includes streamlined workflows that help you move from digital to physical faster than ever! S3D includes M2 settings to help you get started. S3D is recommended if you are new to 3D printing or just looking to get started quickly.
Open Source software is also available for free download. The open source tool-chain allows you prepare your models for printing and run your printer. This software is only recommended for intermediate to advanced users.
The MakerGear LCD Interface is a perfect upgrade item for those who wish to control their printer without the use of a computer. It includes a RepRap Smart Controller-style LCD screen as well as a laser-cut ABS housing unit and 3D-printed ABS adjustment knob. If ordered with a printer, it will come installed.
The V4 Spare Parts Set is ideal for international customers and others who wish to maximize uptime by stocking spare parts, and includes:
1 - V4 Filament Drive
1 - 40 mm fan (24 V)
1 - 50 mm fan (24 V)
1 - Extra Thermistor
1 - Extra V4 Cartridge Heater
1 - V4 Hot End