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Basic specs Price: $ 2,2001 881 €1,682 £248,635 ¥
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Manufacturer LulzBot
Category Desktop
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, ABS
Max. build size 298 × 275 × 250 mm11.73 × 10.83 × 9.84 in
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LulzBot TAZ 5 review

The LulzBot TAZ 5 is a desktop 3D printer made by LulzBot, a US-based manufacturer.

This 3D printer has been replaced with its newest version, the LulzBot TAZ 6.

The LulzBot TAZ 5 is a solid mid-range 3D printer capable of printing large models. With its open frame this printer is easy to monitor and maintain, but also a bit noisy. This 3D printer includes some 3D printed parts. The LulzBot TAZ 5 is capable of 3D printing a large variety of materials – including ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, wood, bronze, copper, polyester, nylon, conductive and more – with relative ease.

On the LulzBot TAZ 5 the glass build plate is cemented to the bed heater, making it difficult to remove and to replace if it breaks.

The LulzBot TAZ 5 is certainly not a plug and print machine. Technical knowledge is recommended to take advantage of its full potential and to identify and cope with occasional issues as they arise.

Aleph Objects, Inc. company, owner of LulzBot brand, has a firm commitment to Libre Innovation (Free Software & Open Source Hardware). This 3D printing company publishes their hardware designs and software packages under the GNU General Public License (GPLv3) and/or the Creative Commons CC-by-SA 4.0.

This 3D printer has been selected as one of the best “Enthusiast” option in the 3D Hubs 2015 report.

LulzBot TAZ 5 price

The LulzBot TAZ 5 is at the price of $2,200.

General

Model TAZ 5
Manufacturer LulzBot
Metascore
Price $ 2,2001 881 €1,682 £248,635 ¥
Release date
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Status discontinued
Category Desktop
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Filament diameter 2.85 mm0.11 in
OS compatibility Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Generic material Yes

Performance

XY accuracy 0.1 mm0.004 in
Max. build size 298 × 275 × 250 mm11.73 × 10.83 × 9.84 in
Max. build volume 20.49 L
Max. print speed 200 mm7.87 in/s
Min. layer thickness 0.08 mm0.003 in

Hardware

Dimensions 680 × 520 × 515 mm26.77 × 20.47 × 20.28 in
Weight 11 kg24.25 lb
Nozzle diameter(s) 0.35 mm0.01 in
Power input 100 - 240 VAC

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 Yes
Wifi No
Bluetooth No
SD card Yes
Ethernet No

LulzBot TAZ 5 tests and ratings

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4.3 / 5