The Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 is a personal FDM 3D printer kit. Its rugged, modular design is known for its simplicity, which makes the printer relatively easy to put together. The aluminum frame ensures high stability and reduces wobbling issues. The machine features a heated aluminum bed which allows printing with a variety of filaments. It delivers good print quality at a decent print speed. It is one of the best budget Prusa i3 clones you can get right now. With the right mods, the printer could easily keep up with high-end devices. It is used by hobbyists and students to print a wide variety of models, including decorations, movie figures, cartoons, toys, and more. Find out more in our full review.
For example, one user created a remote-controlled hexapod. Printed with multiple materials (mainly PETG), it shows accurate components and clean edges.
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Another user 3D printed a display stand, which turned out pretty good. Designed to mate up with the takedown pinholes, it perfectly fits them.
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The Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 is an FDM 3D printer that can print layers at 50 microns. This way you can produce parts with smooth exterior surfaces. The stable structure ensures high accuracy reducing vibrations and wobbles. The good quality hardware allows reaching good quality prints at a convenient price.
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The Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 has a 0.4 mm nozzle, giving you the best balance between speed and detail.
The print head runs on rods with linear bearings, making the design more simple, lightweight and effective, all characteristics that are desirable in a 3D printer.
Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 prints with ABS, PLA and other materials.
The extruder comes with a fan for printing with PLA-type materials. By cooling the model down, it reduces warping, stringing and, generally, makes for higher quality prints.
The Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 has a heated print bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials.
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To ensure high reproducibility, we recommend installing an enclosed print chamber. This way the print quality would not be affected by temperature fluctuations as a result of drafts and other factors.
The Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 prints with 1.75 mm filament, providing you with a wide choice of materials.
The build area of 8 x 8 x 6 inches (203 x 203 x 152 mm) lets you print just about anything, even a 225mm-tall rocket.
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The printer is controlled remotely via a USB-tethered computer. The machine connectivity is limited to USB. The company provides an optional LCD interface, which allows for standalone printing via SD card.
3D models can be printed from computer via USB. The optional LCD interface allows printing via SD card.
The printer includes the Repetier server with Slic3r 3D software, which prints 3D models in the most common file formats. The software runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 is available in a full-metal version. Its stylish look makes it ideal for daily-life creations and personal DIY.
The printer weighs 15.4 lb (7 kg). The spool holder is mounted on the side of the frame.
The price of the Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 is $270.00, which is reasonable considering its good quality parts, build size and functionality.