LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer Review

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LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer Review

lulzbot taz 6 3d printer review

LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer is a 3D printer that is recommended by many users today for the best quality of the printing result. To know more about this printer, you can read the complete review below.

Technical Specifications

  • Printing Technology: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

  • Price: $2500

  • Build speed: 200 mm/second

  • Build size: 11” x 11” x 10”

  • The thickness of the layer: 0.075mm – 0.35mm

  • Size: 26.8” x 20.5” x 20.3”

  • Input: .THING, .OBJ, .STL, file input

  • Weight: 24.25 lbs

The Features of LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer

lulzbot taz 6 3d printer

Based on kinds of LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer review, it is the best 3D printer currently with the most complete features. The build volume is huge, user-friendly, and also having fully-automated bed leveling process. It is a better printer compared with the previous version TAZ 5.

Fully Automated Bed Leveling

One of the downsides of the previous 3D printer TAZ 5 is the manual bed leveling process, so the users should do some tinkering process. In the new generation TAZ 6, the bed leveling has been fully automated. It makes the process of printing easier; even for beginners.

Reliability

After LulzBot launched some 3D printer versions; LulzBot Taz 4, Taz 5, Mini, and the newest version Taz 6, the printers are always consistent in printing many items out. Besides, based on kinds of TAZ 6 3D Printer review the failure is rarely happened in the printing results. This 3D printer is also able to print kinds of objects in multiple days long. So it will be suitable for those who need to print many objects both big and smalls.

The Full Features of LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer

  • Able to run and up in approximately 45 minutes or fewer

  • Easy printing with the automated bed leveling process

  • Solid printing speeds

  • Straightforward and user-friendly software

  • The best FDM machine that print accurately

  • Easy to maintain for the self-cleaning ability.

  • Making the biggest printing volumes.

  • Building in quality and great design

  • Allow upgrades and mods

  • Excellent department of support

  • Able to work with kinds of well-known filament profiles

Setting Up the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer

LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer is very easy to setup, especially for those who have experiences in operating 3D printers; the setup and also the installation will only take less than an hour of time. Step by step of LulzBot TAZ 6 setting up and running are as follows;

  1. Take the 3D printer out from the box

  2. Remove the extruder inside the box

  3. Install the parts such as print bed, extruder and also the filament guide

  4. Attach the wires and cables appropriately

  5. Download the software, then install and configure it.

  6. Load and then configure the model that is going to print

  7. Plug the power cable in and then power on the printer

  8. Load the printer filament

  9. Finally start the printing process

Software

Besides the open source design of LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer, it also has great slicing programs. You can use the dedicated software for LulzBot named Cura or any other 3D printing software. By using Cura, you can simply print any items. If you use the quick-print settings, you only need to load the printing model, and then hit the print in the control panel.

For the first time printing experience, you need to select the printer and filament options. By using Cura, you can find kinds of profiles for popular filaments. It means that when you have chosen the filament from the box in Cura, then the needed settings will be automatically done. Besides, you will also need to do some advanced settings such as the print speed, height, infill, the height of the first layer, and so on.

Cura is the software designed perfectly for beginners as well as those who need advanced settings to control the printing results.

Print Quality, Speed and Volume

lulzbot-taz-6-printing-resultOn the other hand, the top quality, speed and volume of the printing as well as the large print area are also great advantages given by Laz 6 3D printer. It will enable you to print out large objects or multiple objects in faster process; 200mm/s. The objects result from the 3D printing also look amazing; it is close to the design and the details can be seen clearly on the objects resulted. The build volume; 11” x 11” x 10” is also large enough to print large 3D objects or multiple small objects like a half of chess set. The printer also can print two objects that are printed in about 24 hours.

Some Bugs in LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer

LulzBot 3D printer is designed and made well for those who need to print 3D objects. All parts of this printer seem to make in its purpose. However, this printer isn’t perfect enough for some bugs found. You can find an ugly look of the X-axis’ belt path. It is misaligned not in only one direction and the belt clamps also have belt rubbing. However, it is only a matter of design that can be fixed easily.

Besides, the SD card comes inside the printer are loaded with printing samples, design files and documentations from LulzBot Taz 6. The card can only be read in the printer. The click wheel of the printer is also something weird for some users, because they find some difficulties when they want to move to another point of menu. Lastly, the big printer gives advantage to enable you to print large objects, but it also uses more power that cost less than two dollars. So you can choose a smaller 3D printer if the electricity power cost is a concern.

Therefore, you can choose LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer if you need large 3D printer that is user-friendly, resulting high quality printed objects, fast and also long last working. It is a perfect printer even some small bugs like untidy design and larger power consumption for the larger printing volume.

Some Useful tutorial regarding LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printer


Video Credit & Many Thanks To  : James Bruton

Video Credit & Many Thanks To : 3D Printing Nerd

9.3 Total Score
Summary of LulzBot TAZ 6 Review

Despite the price is very expensive, but the quality of the product is highly reliable. If you want a quality product, then this model is highly recommended for you.

Design
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Technology
9.5
Component
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Price
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