LulzBot Mini 3D printer

Available on backorder
A beginner-friendly, intuitive 3D printer
  • Rock-solid device
  • Ease of use and good print quality
  • Automatic, quality-of-life features
  • Open-source, upgradable machine
When purchasing with us you get:
  • FREE Delivery
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Local U.S. Support
  • Up to 20% Filament Discount
We Accept Purchase Orders From All Educational Institutions and Eligible Business Customers
This 3D printer comes with:
  • A print removal clam knife
  • Heated glass bed
  • 5 replacement wiper pads
  • Flathead bristle brush
Price $1,250.00
The estimated lead time is 5-10 business days.

The LulzBot Mini is a high-performance, open-source desktop 3D printer produced by Aleph Objects. Simple-to-use, this personal FDM device is aimed at designers and engineers as well as home users, rookies, and makers. Indeed, it comes ready to print with clear and detailed documentation. Its sturdy and mighty design provides accurate and consistent results over time. If you are seeking both good quality prints, durability and reliability, then the LulzBot Mini is your choice.

This beginner-friendly printer is equipped with some quality-of-life features, including auto-calibration and auto-cleaning nozzle. Its open-source nature makes it easily expandable providing wider design flexibility and adaptability. It comes stock with a heated borosilicate glass bed with PEI print surface. The printer has been used to build a wide variety of products, including Stop-Motion Animation models and many others. Read on for a complete overview of the printer specs.

The Montreal-based See Creature animation studio founded by Dale Hayward and Sylvie Trouvé has been using the LulzBot Mini 3D printers to create custom models for their centuries-old storytelling format production.

3D printed face

Hayward and Trouvé have developed a custom script in a 3D computer graphic application for speeding up the animation process. In this way, they enabled the creation of uniquely-stamped, frame-by-frame STL files and an exposure sheet to follow during the stop-animation shoot.

3D printed face



  • Print quality
  • Materials
  • Build volume
  • Printer controls
  • What’s in the box
  • Look and feel
  • Price


Print quality

The LulzBot Mini is an FDM 3D printer that can print at 50 microns. It allows producing high-quality prints with smooth surfaces and accurate details. The performance heat bed along with the sturdy structure allows for high-precision printing and top-notch performances. The printer upgradability enables infinite mods and enhancements.

Detailed figure 3D printer

The LulzBot Mini comes stock with a 0.5 or 0.4 mm nozzle, focusing more on print speed than detail. However, it also supports smaller nozzles for finer prints. The automatic nozzle cleaning prevents printing failures.

0.5 mm nozzle

The print head runs on rods with linear bearings.

The print head runs on rods with linear bearings



LulzBot Mini prints with PLA, Natural and Metal PLA Blends, TPU, ABS, PETG, nGen, INOVA-1800, HIPS, HT, T-glase, Alloy 910, Polyamide, Nylon 645, Polycarbonate, PC-Max, PC+PBT, PC-ABS Alloy, PCTPE, and other materials. 

The extruder comes with a fan for printing with PLA-type materials. 

Castle tower on 3d printer

The LulzBot Mini has a heated bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials. The automatic calibration grants optimum print results without the need for human intervention. The bed is covered with PEI print surface for enhanced print adhesion.

A model which was printed with a ABS plastic.

Installing an additional enclosure is highly recommended to improve reliability when printing ABS-type and temperature-sensitive materials. 

An enclosed print chamber

The LulzBot Mini prints with 3 mm filament, which lets you choose from a wide range of materials.

The PEI print surface

3 mm filament


Build volume

The printer has the build area of 6 x 6 x 6.2 inches

The printer build area is 6 x 6 x 6.2 inches (152 x 152 x 158 mm). It lets you print high-quality small models or larger models in parts. 


Printer controls

The printer is controlled via a USB-tethered PC. You can comfortably transfer your print files to the machine in just a few clicks.

3D model on the computer

The printer comes with a custom version of the popular Cura software. Intuitive and reliable, it supports STL and OBJ 3D models. The software is available for both Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.


What’s in the box

LulzBot Mini

  • LulzBot Mini 3D Printer
  • Quick Start Guide
  • LulzBot Mini Reference Poster
  • 5 Replacement Wiper Pads
  • 2mm Allen Wrench
  • Tweezers
  • Dental Pick
  • Flathead Bristle Brush
  • Part Removal Knife (clam knife)
  • USB and Power Cable
  • USB Drive with Source Files
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • One-year warranty
  • One-year customer support

For some items package content may change. In case of any questions, please get in touch.


Look and feel

LulzBot Mini

LulzBot Mini shows an all-black design.

The printer dimensions are 17.1 x 13.4 x 15.2 inches (435 x 340 x 385 mm). It weighs 25 lb (11.33 kg). The spool holder is mounted atop the printer.



The price of the LulzBot Mini is $1,250.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality, quality-of-life features, and infinite expandability.

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