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All orders will ship in approximately 2-3 weeks.

Standard Features:

• Build volume 8" x 8" x 8"
• Uses standard 1.75mm NON-proprietary plastic filament (ABS or PLA recommended)
• Strong extruded aluminum and wood frame with built-in filament spool holder
• Fully assembled & tested
• Heated Borosilicate glass build surface
• 240W power supply
• Open design (no outer cover or door provided)
• Z-axis ACME lead screws standard
• X and Y-axis utilize GT2 timing belts for high efficiency and low backlash
• Optional LCD Smart Controller with SD card reader for computer-free 3D printer control
• Optional SDRamps module with Micro SD card reader for tetherless 3D printing


$20.00 Value- Heater Catridge heating element!  

• Open-source software supplied on CD and downloadable from 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 software 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
• Physical dimensions: 18.625" x 18.625" x 18.625" (L x W x H)
• Extruder moves in the vertical plane (Z-X), build platform moves in the horizonal plane (X-Y)
• Spring loaded geared extruder with .4mm nozzle
• ABS filament recommended, but extruding PLA or other thermoplastics is possible.
• Power supply works on both US voltage (115VAC) or European voltage (230VAC).
• .4mm nozzle diameter (replaceable nozzle)
• All metal hot-end
• Epocs NTC 100k 1% thermistor used on both hotend and HBP

Layer Height:
• 3 layer height settings: .3mm, .2mm, .1mm (other layer heights possible)

• 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
Hot End Components All metal construction
Nozzle Size 0.4mm diameter (replaceable)
Thermistor Type Epocs NTC 100k 1% thermistor used on both hotend and HBP
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 Borosilicate glass
Electronics Reprap RAMPS version 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 240W -- 12VDC @ 20amps
Heated Bed Yes
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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