Anycubic i3 MEGA is a 3D printer by the China-based Anycubic manufacturer. The device comes mostly assembled. You will get it up and running by screwing the main units together (less than 5 minutes). With an all-metal frame, this rugged device provides high-quality prints while costing less than 300$. It has been appointed the best 3D printer under 300$ in Spring 2019 by All3DP. Stable and accurate, it is compatible with a variety of filaments, namely PLA, ABS, HIPS, Wood, and more.
Minimum shaking and vibrations allow for more accuracy and repeatability. The Ultrabase heated platform, the power-outage recovery system, and the mechanical filament sensor streamline your printing experience taking care of the most common annoying problems. A sensitive, multilingual touch screen enables easy navigation and operation. Need something else? Anycubic i3 Mega can be easily upgraded to meet your requirements. Continue reading for the complete review.
One user created a box full of skulls. Entirely printed with the Anycubic i3 Mega, all models have been realized using PLA.
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This 3D printed and red-painted Hellboy looks quite smooth and highly detailed.
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The Anycubic i3 Mega prints with a resolution of 0.05 mm. Thus, it is able to produce accurate models with smooth surfaces and a reasonable level of detail.
Built at 100 microns, this Thanos model took almost 80 hours to print, but it was totally worth it.
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The Anycubic i3 Mega has a 0.4 mm nozzle. It allows printing at a decent speed while providing a good level of detail.
These amazing figurines are a great example of what the printer is capable of doing.
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The print head runs on rods with linear bearings. The printer also features double-Z limit switches, making the device more powerful and accurate.
Anycubic i3 Mega can work with PLA, ABS, HIPS, Wood, and other materials.
This PLA-made Mewtwo shows extremely smooth surfaces and clean geometries.
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The Anycubic i3 Mega has a heated print bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials.
To ensure high reproducibility, we recommend installing an enclosed print chamber. This way the print quality will not be affected by temperature fluctuations as a result of drafts and other factors.
The Anycubic i3 Mega prints with 1.75 mm filament.
The build area of the printer is 8.3 x 8.3 x 8.1 inches (210 x 210 x 205 mm). It lets you print a wide set of models, including a multi-part, massive LEGO minifig.
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The printer can be controlled either via a USB-tethered computer or the fitted, responsive LCD touch screen. The icon-based, user-friendly interface lets you comfortably operate the device.
3D models can be loaded from a tethered computer or via an SD card.
The printer is compatible with Cura software and works with 3D models in STL, OBJ, AMF, and DAE formats. The software is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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Anycubic i3 Mega is available with a metal-framed, black construction.
The printer dimensions are 16.1 x 15.9 x 17.8 inches (410 x 475 x 458mm). It weighs 31.9 lb (14.5 kg). The spool holder is mounted beside the machine.
The price of the Anycubic i3 Mega is $299.99, which is reasonable considering its functionality and smart features.