LulzBot announced a new addition to its TAZ lineup. The LulzBot TAZ SideKick is available in two build volumes. This configurable machine allows customers to build a personal desktop 3D printer comprised of all the features they want and need in their very own 3D printer.
The TAZ SideKick is fast, simple, and ready to print out of the box with free software. This printer allows users to select machine color and build volume along with adding other options now or later like build surface, electronics, and any of the LulzBot Universal Mount System Tool Heads.
The 289 model and larger 747 give you the space you need to be productive. Choose from a PEI coated borosilicate glass print surface or the LulzBot OctoGrab removable magnetic flex bed for frustration free print removal.
The TAZ SideKick 289 delivers a build volume of 162 mm x 162 mm x 181 mm (6 3/8″ x 6 3/8″ x 7 1/8″), slightly larger than the LulzBot Mini 2.
The TAZ SideKick 747 boasts a 231 mm x 231 mm x 248 mm (9″ x 9″ x 9 1/4″) build volume, approaching the almost cubic foot size of the LulzBot TAZ Workhorse and TAZ Pro line of professional 3D printers.
Every TAZ SideKick features an ANTCLABS BL Touch, which provides trouble free mesh bed leveling. With high precision belt drive in all axes, the TAZ SideKick is able to print freely at a variety of layer height resolutions eliminating Z banding or Z wobble issues that can arise in lead screw equipped machines.
Choose from any of the nine LulzBot Universal Mount System Tool Heads — or choose none — if you already have a library of LulzBot Tool Heads on site. Tool Heads change easily by hand thanks to a design that uses large thumbscrews, a wiring connector, and quick Tool Head selection on the graphical LCD controller.
Thoughtful design features, like a folding control box and Y axis travel mounts, make the TAZ SideKick portable.
This 3D printer is a self-replicating (or RepRap) machine made up of over 50% 3D printed parts, all printed in the constantly expanding LulzBot printer farm located in Fargo, North Dakota. The LulzBot dedication to open-source continues, meaning users can easily and affordably replace any worn components by downloading the files from the LulzBot Gitlab.