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Ultimaker 2 Extended Ultimaker

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Ultimaker 2 Extended Ultimaker 2 Extended Product description: A professional 3D printer with a maximum build size of 223 x 223 x 305 mm, manufactured by Ultimaker. Customer reviews:
Review of the Ultimaker 2 Extended professional 3D printer. - by , Jul 22, 2015
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Basic specs Price: $ 3,0302 591 €2,317 £342,438 ¥
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Model Ultimaker 2 Extended
Manufacturer Ultimaker
Category Professional
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Max. build size 223 × 223 × 305 mm8.78 × 8.78 × 12.01 in
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Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended review

The Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended is a desktop 3D printer made by Ultimaker, a manufacturer based in the Netherlands. During the CES 2016 Ultimaker has announced the new version of the Ultimaker 2, the Ultimaker 2 Extended+.

The Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended has a semi closed frame with a heated print bed. This 3D printer is capable of using 3D filaments of PLA, ABS or CPE (also called UPET). The Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended offers a very high 3D printing resolution of 20 microns and uses 2.85 – 3 mm diameter filament (less common than 1.75 mm).

The Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended uses an innovative extruding system. The motor driving the filament to the hot end is not positioned on the moving head, but next to the filament spool. This offers a better 3D print quality at high moving speed. The downside is that the nozzle and heater block on an Ultimaker are made of one piece, which makes it difficult to unclog or to replace only the nozzle.

According to its users the Ultimaker 2 Extended is also quite silent (70dB). The manual calibration can be tricky and non intuitive.

The Ultimaker Ultimaker 2 Extended is based on a bigger Ultimaker 2 architecture, one of the best 3D printer at this price level.

 
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Ultimaker 2 Extended Ultimaker

General

Model Ultimaker 2 Extended
Manufacturer Ultimaker
Metascore
Price $ 3,0302 591 €2,317 £342,438 ¥
Release date
Country
Status discontinued
Category Professional
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Filament diameter 2.85 mm0.11 in
OS compatibility Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Generic material Yes

Performance

XY accuracy 0.0125 mm0 in
Max. build size 223 × 223 × 305 mm8.78 × 8.78 × 12.01 in
Max. build volume 15.17 L
Max. print speed 300 mm11.81 in/s
Min. layer thickness 0.02 mm0.001 in

Hardware

Dimensions 357 × 342 × 488 mm14.06 × 13.46 × 19.21 in
Weight 12 kg26.46 lb
Nozzle diameter(s)
Power input 100-240V, 1.4A

Features

Heated print bed Yes
Heated build chamber
Automatic calibration
Closed frame
Dual extruder
Independent Dual Extruder
Full color
LCD screen Yes
Touchscreen
On-board camera
Mobile app
3D scanners
CNC mill
Electronics 3D printing
Laser engraving
Conveyor belt
Air filter

Connectivity

USB Yes
Wifi
Bluetooth
SD card Yes
Ethernet
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