bq Prusa i3 Hephestos

Complete kit with instructions

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Product information & technical details

  • Manufacturer: bq
  • Product type: 3D Printers
  • Printing Technology: FFF - FDM - LPD
  • Printer Display: LCD Display
  • Supported operating systems: Windows (7+), Mac OS X (10.7+), Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)
  • Number of extruders: Single
  • Interfaces: USB - Connection, SD card
  • Supported Formats (Slicer): STL, OBJ
  • Heated build platform: No
  • Heated chamber: No
  • Printing speed: > 80 mm/s
  • Nozzle Diameter: 0,4 mm
  • Filament Diameter: 1,75 mm
  • Build volume: 215 x 210 x 180 mm
  • Device dimensions of coil [LxWxH]: 460 x 383 x 430 mm
  • Minimum layer height: 60 µm
  • Printing Materials: PLA Filaments, Special Filaments

Full 3D printer set including instructions

The Prusa i3 Hephestos 3D printer is an advancement of the RepRap community.
It holds many improvements. A complete set with all assembly parts and appropriate instructions.
The price / performance ratio is almost unbeatable.

Convenient, easy and secure

One of the most important innovations around the Prusa i3 Hephestos are the cable drag chains with which the cables are brought together at the top and rear. This guides the movements of the printer for smoother performance.
The Hephestos uses just about 60 watts of electricity due thanks to the heating board.
bq has chosen PLA as the printing material of choice, as it can be used at home without any hassles. PLA is very lightweight and achieves excellent results.

Open Source and Components

The Prusa i3 Hephestos consists of components that are 100% of freely accessible. You can develop the parts according to your taste. bq is a completely open sourced in order to share the knowledge with the community.

Custom Accessories
The entire structure of 3D printers right through to the printing itself has been thoroughly thought through by bq.
The Prusa i3 Hephestos works perfectly together with bq's own PLA filament.
An upgrade set for the Prusa i3 Hephestos is available, whereby it reaches a printing range of 200 x 300 mm.

Additional Information
Product videos:

First Impressions


Adjusting of the Z axis

Levelling the building board

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