Retired Product

This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale. This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious.

The Printrbot Simple is an exercise in 3D printing minimalism. It includes only what is needed to get started in the world of 3D printing. After building this kit you'll have a fully-functioning 3D printer that weighs only 10 lbs and fits nicely on your desk

Please note! the Printrbot is a kit and not for beginners! You'll get all the parts to assemble your own 3D printer but it does require some technical expertise, time and effort to assemble.

As of October 17th, 2014 we are shipping the new version of the PrintrBot Simple Kit with the following features & upgrades:

  • Auto-Leveling Z-Probe - works with software to calibrate Z axis height
  • Aluminum Extruder (direct drive) - 1.75mm Ubis Hot End with 0.4mm nozzle
  • GT2 aluminum 20 tooth dual flange belts
  • GT2 belts on X and Y axis
  • Printerbot Rev F Printerboard with micro-USB connection (cable included) and micro SD card slot for untethered printing
  • Aluminum Z Axis coupler
  • Auto Level sensor
  • Improved rigidity
  • Cleaner design with electronics underneath the printer
  • Clearly labeled laser cut parts for easier assembly
  • All 4 motors are large Nema 17 stepper motors
  • New fan shroud design
  • 4″x4″x4.5″ build
  • 1/4″ acme
  • .1mm resolution layer height
  • 6061 aircraft aluminum - Metal print bed

For more information on the PrintrBot Simple Kit, click here!

  • Weight: 9.3 lbs
  • Dimensions: 10" x 10" x 4"
  • Build Volume: 4" x 4" x 4.5"
  • Filament Type: PLA
  • Hot End: UBis 1.75mm
  • Print Resolution: 50+ Microns
  • Tip Size: 0.4mm
  • Print Speed: 60-65mm/min
  • Actual Footprint of Assembled Printrbot Simple: 8" x 14" x 11"
  • Shipping Dimensions: 10" x 10" x 4"
  • Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
  • Power Requirements: 12V (6 amp) laptop power supply (included)

For technical support with your Printrbot visit the Printrbot knowledge base, the Printrbot forums, contact Printrbot. For missing/replacement parts, warranty assistance visit the Printrbot support center.

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SKU AF-1735
Brand Adafruit

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