Dec 19, 2013

LulzBot TAZ 3 3D Printer

New improved version of Lulzbot TAZ. The TAZ 3.0 now comes with a graphic LCD controller for printing directly from an SD card. The graphic LCD controller has the ability to perform print start up, print selection, and configuration changes.
It also features injection molded parts and a redesigned 24v heat bed which means that the printer has a much faster heat time. It can now print with more than just ABS, PLA, PVA, high-impact polystyrene, or a wood filament, with add-ons it can print with materials like nylon or polycarbonate.

Technical specifications:

  • Print Area: 298mm x 275mm x 250mm (11.7in x 10.8in x 9.8in)
  • Print Volume: 20,500cm3 (1,238 in3) of usable space
  • Top Print Speed: 200mm/sec (7.9in/sec)
  • Layer Thickness: 0.075mm – 0.35mm (0.003in – 0.0138in)
  • Usable Filament Sizes: Standard 3mm (0.1in)
  • Overall Dimensions: 680mm x 520mm x 515mm (26.8in x 20.5in x 20.3in)
  • Weight: 11kg (24.25lbs)
  • Electrical Power Requirements: 110 – 240 VAC
  • Marlin firmware
  • Slic3r G-Code generator
  • Pronterface host software
The Taz 3.0 is priced at $2,195.

If you want to see behind-the-scenes Lulzbot factory tour and more about open source hardware, take a look at:

Update (5.5.2014.):

TAZ 4 is now the new model: