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Basic specs Price: $ 179153 €137 £20,230 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Anet
Category DIY/Kit
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Max. build size 220 × 220 × 240 mm8.66 × 8.66 × 9.45 in
Release date 2017
Country China
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Anet A8 (Kit) review

The Anet A8 is a desktop 3D printer kit made by Anet, a manufacturer based in China.

This low-cost 3D printer (under $300), features an open acrylic frame. The A6 comes as a kit, but does not require extensive 3D printing experience. Indeed, this budget 3D printer suits hobbyists and users willing to invest time for tweaking.

In addition, the A8 is compatible with a wide variety of filaments: PLA, ABS, TPU, Wood Polymer, PVA, PP, Nylon and Luminescent.

Anet A8 main features

  • Heated print bed: the heated aluminum print bed goes up 100°C.
  • LCD screen: provides an easier user experience.

Anet A8 price

The price of this cheap 3D printer, which is among the best budget 3D printers available on the market, is around $179 (see on Amazon).

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General

Model A8 (Kit)
Manufacturer Anet
Metascore
Price $ 179153 €137 £20,230 ¥
Release date 2017
Country China
Status Available
Category DIY/Kit
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Filament diameter 1.75 mm0.07 in
OS compatibility Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Generic material Yes

Performance

XY accuracy 0.01 mm0 in
Max. build size 220 × 220 × 240 mm8.66 × 8.66 × 9.45 in
Max. build volume 11.62 L
Max. print speed 100 mm3.94 in/s
Min. layer thickness 0.1 mm0.004 in

Hardware

Dimensions 500 × 400 × 450 mm19.69 × 15.75 × 17.72 in
Weight 7.4 kg16.31 lb
Nozzle diameter(s) 0.4 mm0.02 in
Power input 180W, 110V - 240V

Features

Heated print bed Yes
Automatic calibration No
Closed frame No
Dual extruder No
Independent Dual Extruder No
Full color No
LCD screen Yes
Touchscreen No
On-board camera No
Mobile app No
3D scanners No
CNC mill No
Electronics 3D printing No
Laser engraving No
Conveyor belt No

Connectivity

USB No
Wifi No
Bluetooth No
SD card Yes
Ethernet No

Anet A8 (Kit) tests and ratings

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Metascore
3.9 / 5