The UP! Plus 2 is a small format 3D printer that works straight out of the box and has automatic calibration.
Portable, robust with a small footprint. The only printer in its class to have automatic levelling and nozzle height setting.
How does it work? - It works by using software to slice a digital 3D model into layers and then print each layer with extruded plastic ABS filament. Each layer is built upon the last until your model is completed - also known as additive manufacture.
How long does it take to set up? - From unboxing to printing, you can get going in a little over 15 minutes.
How long does it take to print? - This does vary depending on the size, shape and quality of the model, but as a guide a 10 x 10 x 10 mm cube takes 6 minutes. An iPhone 5 case can take less than half an hour or for the highest possible quality print you can make one in 90 minutes.
What is required? - Nothing other than what is supplied with the UP! Plus 2 is required for printing models. If you don’t have any 3D modelling software the Autodesk 1