Prusa i3 Mk2

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New printer in the house: Prusa i3 Mk2.5 with MMU2

The Prusa was owned by BadPractice and now belongs to Metalab since the MMU2 was installed (see 2018-04-11_Jour_Fixe). It is available for everyone to use.

If you have no experience with 3D printing please ask for help and/or read instructions online.


Howto

Prusa i3 Mk2

Using it

Do I need to visit a workshop to use it

No. If you are confident that you can operate the device you are allowed to use it.
Otherwise please ask for help and/or read instructions online.

Material costs

Printing at Metalab is free in general, however it would be appreciated to leave a donation if you print something that needs a lot of material.

What can i do to help

  • general care for the printer (e.g. cleaning, lubrication of axes and leadscrews)
  • Set up Octoprint for the Printer
  • Upgrade it to Mk2S (ask ripper for upgrade kit)


Octoprint upgrade

login as letmeprint/letmeprint (user/pwd) at octoprint

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proudly presented by: user:ripper, badpractice, user:m68k


Multi color upgrade

At 2018-04-11_Jour_Fixe the decision was made to install the multi material upgrade which costs 329€.
Donations for participating are welcome, just add yourself to the list below and make the payment in the safe in main room.

Name Amount payed?
Alex 20 €
Herbert 20 €
ripper 10 €
anlumo 30 €
Raphael 10 €
total 90€ 90€