This model has been replaced by our new and improved Asterid Model 2000.

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Estimated Shipping: 

All orders will ship in approximately 2-3 weeks.

Standard Features:

• Build volume 8" x 8" x 8"
• Extrudes standard 1.75mm NON-proprietary plastic filament (PLA recommended, ABS possible but suggested only with heated bed)
• 18.625" x 18.625" x 18.625" case footprint (L x W x H)
• Strong extruded aluminum and wood frame
• Fully assembled & tested
• Plate glass build surface
• 120W power supply
• Open design (no outer conver or door provided)


$20.00 Value-  Free Heater Cartridge heating element!

• Open-source software, downloadable on our website, please see our how-to guides on How to Install the software
All printers will ship with a software CD, but the software is also available to download via your internet connection.
• Fully configured Pronterface and Slic3r which uses stereolithography (.STL) files as input
• We supply software for Windows computers, but open source software for the Mac, & Linux is available

What's in the box?
• Plastic Scribbler Asterid Desktop 3D Printer, fully assembled & tested
• Software CD
• USB Cable

Tech Specs:
Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
Ramps v1.4 Motherboard
• Extruder moves in the vertical plane (Z-X), build platform moves in the horizonal plane (X-Y)
• Spring loaded geared extruder with .4mm nozzle
PLA recommended, ABS possible but suggested only with heated bed
• Power supply works on both US voltage (115VAC) or European voltage (230VAC)

Layer Height:
• 3 layer height settings set-up in slic3r -- .3mm, .2mm, .1mm

• Full 30 day money back guarantee.  If you're unhappy with the purchase of your 3D printer for whatever reason, just return it for a full refund.  All you pay is return shipping.

3D Model File Support .STL (stereo-lithography) .OBJ (Wavefront Technologies) and .AMF (Additive Manufacturing File Format)
3D Printer Computer Interface Printrun's Pronterface
Firmware Marlin
G-code Generator Slic3r
Extruder Tensioner Control Spring loaded bearing
Filament Diameter 1.75mm
Filament Type ABS and PLA supported
Hot End Components All metal construction
Nozzle Size 0.4mm diameter (replaceable)
Thermistor Type Epocs NTC 100k 1%
X and Y Axis Linear Motion Mechanism GT2 backlash free timing pulleys and belting on X and Y axes
Geared Extruder Yes
General Specs
3D Printing Technology Fused filament fabrication (FFF)
Build Surface Plate glass covered with blue painters tape
Electronics Reprap RAMPS 1.4 electronics
Frame Extruded aluminum and wood
Layer Heights 0.09525mm,, 0.1984mm, 0.2937mm
Physical Dimensions 18.625" x 18.625" x 18.625" case (L x W x H)
Z-Axis Linear Motion type ACME 1/4-16" lead screws
Power Supply 120W -- 12VDC @ 10amps
Heated Bed No
Build Volume 8" x 8" x 8" Build Volume! (204mm x 204mm x 204mm, 512 cubic inch or 8,489,664 cubic mm)

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Asterid 1000S Desktop 3D Printer

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