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MAKERGEAR M2 3D PRINTER

THE ORIGINAL WORKHORSE


We know that high precision print quality, especially over time, can’t exist without high-quality components. When you combine these components with our Made in the USA quality, it's easy to see why we are regarded as the top-choice for industrial level precision at an affordable price.

Additionally, we have made this durable machine completely modular, so that maintenance is a breeze — this means less time troubleshooting, more time innovating.

With our outstanding customer support and amazingly consistent reviews, you can be confident that you'll be delighted with your M2 and its performance.

M2s ordered today will ship in about 1-2 days.

Features

The M2 was originally released in 2012. MakerGear has continued to improve it based on real-world feedback and is now shipping the M2 Rev. E. (M2e), the fifth generation of the M2 series.

The M2 Revision E includes a number of improvements including the new, easy to adjust yet more rigid, four point leveling system, metal components that replaced printed parts, Quick Start software, Tutorial video and updated User Guide. Open the box, follow the instructions and beautiful prints will soon follow.

Reliability: With its steel frame and CNC machined cast aluminum construction, the M2 is engineered and manufactured to provide industrial level precision with a small footprint. The new four-point print bed is easy to level, stays level, and removes the need for z-compensation (aka “auto-leveling”). Whether you are a professional or a weekend hobbyist, the M2 is built to run and built to last.

Freedom: While MakerGear filament is recommended, you are free to use the filament of your choice. The M2 also uses open-source electronics and firmware. The M2 provides the versatility and flexibility you need to accomplish your project your way.

Ready to Use: Every M2 is tested at the MakerGear factory in Beachwood, Ohio and is ready to use out of the box. The Quick Start software, step-by-step user guide, and tutorial video will take you from unboxing through your first prints.

The Real Deal: With it’s ease of use, reliability, excellent prints, high-quality construction and components, and MakerGear’s prompt in-house support from M2 experts, you really do get it all with the MakerGear M2.

Technical Specifications

Build Dimensions 200 mm (8") x 250 mm (10") x 200 mm (8")
Build Plate 110 °C and higher. Borosilicate glass print bed with laminated, replaceable print surface.
Build Plate Leveling 4 point leveling. Level out of the box. Leveling assisted by quickstart app.
Filament Feed Direct (non-Bowden).
Materials 1.75 mm. PLA, ABS, PET, HIPS, HDPE, TPU (i.e., flexible filament), Polycarbonate, composite (Metal-, Carbon Fiber-, or Wood-Filled), and many more!
Nozzle Shipped with 0.35 mm brass (0.25mm, 0.5mm, 0.75mm brass and 0.35mm and 0.50mm steel are available on the MakerGear website).
Maximum Extruding Temperature 40 W heater and thermistor rated to 300 °C.
Hot End Single extruder. Hot End is easy to swap/upgrade.
Print technology FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication)
X/Y Motion Independent axes with high precision linear rails guiding motion driven by kevlar reinforced belts.
Z motion 10 mm rods guide motion driven by lead screw.
Layer Resolution smaller than 50 micron to 0.25 mm with a 0.35 mm nozzle. Please note there is more to print quality than layer thickness.
Print head travel speed Printing: 80 - 200 mm/sec for best print quality. Travel Speed: 450 mm/sec maximum.
Ambient operation temperature 15 ˚C to 32 ˚C (59 ˚F to 90 ˚F)
Storage temperature 0 ˚C to 32 ˚C (32 ˚F to 90 ˚F)
Operating Sound lower than 65 dBA
Machine Weight 12 kg (26.5 lbs.)
Machine Dimensions with spool and full range of motion Width x Depth x Height: 533 mm (21") x 610 mm (24") x 420 mm (16.5").
Shipping box dimensions 19 kg (42 lbs.). 535 mm x 535 mm x 535 mm (21" x 21" x 21").
AC input 100 - 120 V (4 A)/220 - 240 V (2 A), 47 - 63 Hz
Power requirements 24 V DC @ 15 A
Power consumption 360 W max
Software Compatible with many open-source and commercially available modeling, slicing, and printer control software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Simplify3D software is recommended.
Connectivity SD Card Reader, USB connection to computer, LCD machine control optional

What's Included with Your New M2

- MakerGear M2e printer with V4 hot end

- Power supply with adjustable input voltage (115 V or 230 V)

- Power cord compliant with your country's power outlets

- 1 kg spool of black PLA

- 8 inch x 10 inch borosilicate glass print surface with applied film print surface

- Roll of 2 inch replacement printing film

-Tool set

- Sample prints made by your M2

- SD card with sample prints

- User guide

SOFTWARE OPTIONS

Simplify3D™ ($149) Software (sold separately) is a powerful, integrated software platform that handles all of your 3D printing needs. The immersive environment brings your content to life. The software includes streamlined workflows that help you move from digital to physical faster than ever! S3D includes M2 settings to help you get started. S3D is recommended if you are new to 3D printing or just looking to get started quickly.


Open Source software is also available for free download. The open source tool-chain allows you prepare your models for printing and run your printer. This software is only recommended for intermediate to advanced users.

LCD ($99)

The MakerGear LCD Interface is a perfect upgrade item for those who wish to control their printer without the use of a computer. It includes a RepRap Smart Controller-style LCD screen as well as a laser-cut ABS housing unit and 3D-printed ABS adjustment knob. 

SPARE PARTS SET ($110)

The V4 Spare Parts Set is ideal for international customers and others who wish to maximize uptime by stocking spare parts, and includes:
1 - V4 Filament Drive
1 - 40 mm fan (24 V)
1 - 50 mm fan (24 V)
1 - Extra Thermistor
1 - Extra V4 Cartridge Heater
1 - V4 Hot End

Warranty Information

New M2s have a six-month limited warranty and offer optional warranty extension options through the MakerGear Protection Plan.

MakerGear will replace all defective parts on M2s as stipulated by warranty terms below. Replacement parts may be new or refurbished and will be shipped via FedEx Ground or USPS Priority in the US only. Exceptions – the MakerGear V4 hot-end is only covered under warranty when MakerGear filament and authentic MakerGear components are used. The six-month warranty does not cover machine abuse. 

Order Confirmation:

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail. This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase.  As soon as we receive your order, we automatically reach out to our suppliers to confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment.  If your item is on backorder or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail.  If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within 5 business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment:

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will ship within five business days from the date of your order.  We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out.  If you do not receive tracking information from us within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at sales@Project3DPrinters.com.

Lost, Stolen, Damaged:

Project 3D Printers is proud to partner with Route, the leader in package protection and tracking solutions. By selecting Route+ at checkout your order will be protected from damage, loss*, or theft. In the unfortunate case that your order never comes or is broken upon arrival, you can easily file a claim with Route and receive a replacement or be fully reimbursed. We are excited to offer this service to you and we highly recommend you use Route+ package protection at checkout.

*Claims for packages marked "delivered" must be filed after 5 days and before 15 days from the date the package was marked "delivered." Claims for packages presumed to be lost (where the status is not "delivered") must be filed after 7 days (20 days for international) and within 30 days from the last checkpoint.

If a customer opts out of Route shipping coverage, please inspect the packaging of your item(s) when they arrive, if you notice any damage you should make note of it when signing for delivery.  If your item(s) do arrived damaged, please send photos to returns@Project3DPrinters.com and we will process an insurance claim on your behalf.

Cancellations & Refunds/Returns:

Before accepting a return on a product that isn't functioning as it should, Project 3D Printers reserves the right to exhaust any and all means to resolve and/or repair the malfunction through technical support and replacement parts provided by both the manufacturer and Project 3D Printers.  No return will be accepted without reasonable attempts to resolve the issue(s) first.  All returned products must be returned within 30 days of date of purchase.

Project 3D Printers enforces a strict "No Returns Accepted" policy for opened and/or partially used products, including filament, resin, or any consumable of any size and weight that has been used or opened from its factory and vacuum seal.  Only products and consumables that are unused, and in brand new factory condition are eligible for return to the manufacturer of origin within 30 days of the purchase date.

If a product is found to be non-functional or defective, the product must be returned with its full original contents within 30 days of purchase for inspection of the non-functionality.  If the product is found to be defective or non-functional a full-refund will be given, not including return shipping at the customer's expense.

All orders cancelled after 48 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped.  If you order has shipped, you (the buyer) will also be responsible for actual return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you use when placing your order.  Buyer is responsible for and pays a 20% restocking of the value of the returned item(s).  Buyer pays all shipping fees for the returned item(s). 

Customs Fees, Tariffs, Duty Fees and Import Taxes:

Only customers are responsible for their local import taxes, tariffs, duty fees and import taxes incurred during shipping.  To know about your customs import duties please contact your local customs office with this details  (HS Code :8477 Product description: 3d printer or 3d printer kit). If the tax amount is high, we can provide assistance to reduce it.

 

We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online.  If you find another online store that offers a lower price than us within six months of your purchase date please let us know and we will refund your original payment for the difference.  We want you to feel confident that you are getting the absolute best price for the product you are ordering.  If you find that our own website has a lower price for the same item you have ordered within six months of your purchase date will refund the difference as well.

To request your partial refund simply e-mail us a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within six months from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly.

Our 100% Price Guarantee has some limitations:

  • You must purchase the item from our website before requesting your Price Match Guarantee
  • Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offers are not eligible
  • The item must be in stock on the competitors website
  • The competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail location
  • The website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)
  • The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question
  • The Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax