199USD 3D Printer Announced and Funded

QU-BD One Up – Open Source Production Ready 3D Printer

http://www.qu-bd.com/

The first 199USD 3D Printer announced as an Open Source Project: Amazing!

199USD 3D Printer
QU BD – 199USD 3D Printer

The 199USD 3D Printer kit contents, as described in the page:

  • 4 pcs. Super Torquey NEMA 17 Stepper Motors
  • 1 Anubis Hot End for 1.75mm Filament w/ Thermistor
  • 1 Laser Cut Black Melamine Coated MDF Frame
  • 1 Precision ACME Screw and Nut for the Z-Axis
  • 6pcs¬† LM8LUU Precision Linear Bearings w/ 6 8mm Smooth Rods
  • 2 Aluminum HTD Pulleys w/ 3 Ball Bearings as Idlers
  • 1 Set of Laser Cut Acrylic Idler Plates
  • 1 40mm Fan w/ Mount to Cool Off Your Prints
  • 1 Laser Cut Acrylic Build Plate
  • 1 Set of Printrboard Electronics with Integrated Stepper Drivers
  • 1 60w Power Supply (or see UPGRADES:)
  • 1 Bag extra wiring, crimps, electrical connectors etc.
  • 1 Bag of required hardware¬† (nuts, bolts, screws etc.)

The electronics is Arduino based with Allegro 4983 stepper drivers with an SD card slot to allow computer free printing. The printer comes with a universal 60w laptop power supply.

As announced: The source files will all be released a couple days BEFORE the Kickstarter campaign ends!

The APPROXIMATE dimensions are as follows:

OneUp 12″H x 10″W x 9″D

TwoUp 12″H x 13″W x 12″D