M2 is the newest 3D printer from MakerGear. It has been designed to be fast, precise, and reliable.
Build area is 8"x10"x8".
Prints 1.75mm filament, with a .35mm nozzle.
Average layer height, .2mm.
Minimum layer height, limited by how much time you want to spend - smallest successful print so far is .02mm. .01mm is attainable with patience and fine calibration of slicing settings.
Heated build platform is a polyimide heater, attached to an anodized aluminum heat spreader, with a borosilicate glass surface. Heater maintains 110C easily, allowing printing in both PLA and ABS.
Nozzle heater operable to 220°C for the V3A; as of November 2013, the V3B hotend is standard, with a temperature limit of 250°C.
Powered by a brand new motherboard, RAMBo. Details below.
M2 Technical Guide
M2 Sample Prints
M2 Getting Started
M2 LCD Panel
M2 Hotend Assembly
Basic configuration files for slic3r and M2 are available at slicers.
For upgrading a 19V/12V M2 to run on a single 24V PSU, Fan Rewiring.