Monoprice Select Mini 3D Printer v2 - White With Heated (120 x 120 x 120 mm) Build Plate, Fully Assembled + Free Sample PLA Filament And MicroSD Card Preloaded With Printable 3D Models 3.6 out of 5 stars 2,547 $219.99 130mm x 160mm x 3mm Chamfer Borosilicate Glass Build Plate/Bed for Monoprice MP Select Mini 3D Printer Printbed Then you can simply peel the material off the bed. First of all, is there anything that I can do to stop this from happening? It offers great adhesion for just about all the material’s I’ve thrown at it including PLA, ABS, Nylon (with the addition of some glue stick), and metal-composite materials. Monoprice Select Mini V2 vs V1. Howto: Glass Bed Upgrade for the Monoprice Maker Select v2 One of the most commonly recommended upgrades I’ve found (For all printers) is switching to a glass bed (Technically tempered Borosilicate). Overall, upgrading the MP Select Mini to use a glass bed in place of the default BuildTak option is a fantastic choice. Alright, now, at long last, we can install the glass plate onto the printer. Upgrade or fix your 3Dprinter! Where could I buy a new black sheet if fixing isn't possible. Wire leads from the controller are soldered to it … There is nothing complicated about removing the build surface itself. When I removed the original surface from the build plate, it left a significant amount of adhesive residue. I tried a number of different ways to remove the adhesive: isopropyl alcohol, a scouring pad, a razor blade, paint thinner. The Monoprice Select Mini V2 was brought into the market in 2017. You also want to use Borosilicate glass because this type of glass is specifically formulated to undergo rapid changes in temperature without breaking. However it is still a field in which it’s new to most people. The final step after installing the glass bed is making sure it is level again. Also wanted to make the Modular Shower Caddy by Borchei, published Jun 6, 2016, but it is just too big for the Monoprice Select Mini v2. At first I tried with 25x25x1mm thermal silicone pads to avoid having to use binder clips. When changing parts on your 3D printer, always exercise extreme caution. When the bed is hot, PLA sticks very well. Glass bed temperatures are 10-15 degrees Celsius cooler than what you set. I could have removed the residue of course, but that would have required the entire build platform to be removed, cleaned, reinstalled, and the printer leveled again from scratch. However, while this worked well initially, after only a dozen or so prints, this happened. Just apply a liberal amount of Goo Gone to the leftover adhesive layer on the build plate. Includes a mostly full roll of PLA filament, original microSD card + an additional card, microSD extension cable, and glass bed. The two printers are essentially the same but the V2 has some new features, including: Available in two colors: white and black; Larger, more tactile rotary dial for the LCD controls This will also take some effort to remove. This is really easy. Just place the build plate on your heated bed platform and clip it in place! Thanks. Simply use a scraper, like the one you might use to free prints from the bed, to loosen a corner of the printing surface (mine was loose already). So no tape, no glue, no juice, no hairspray. Monoprice select Mini V2 3D Printer With Heated Bed.. Monoprice Mini Select V2 heat bed cable replacement - by Frank's 3D shop, published Dec 02, 2017 Bed Wiring - Thingiverse Collection Rewiring an MP Mini no drill method - by Brandon of steprockmedia.com, published Dec 17, 2017 ... Over the past several months I’ve been working with the Monoprice Select Mini V2 it is a solid printer right out of the box especially for the price. Monoprice Mini v2 in excellent condition. The glass bed isn’t permanent either, it is held on with silicone pads and can come off and be cleaned or replaced without any effort. A customizable spacer for the monoprice mini allowing you to print a spacer that clicks onto the z block. (I'm also still waiting for my Mini V2 to be delivered after I had to RMA the first one, but that's a separate issue.) Monoprice MP Select Mini Pro/V3 *** The build area is 120mm x ~245mm - 255mm **** . With the Monoprice Replacement Print bed (metal sheet and glass bed) for Ultimate 2 (36045). The pads had zero adhesive quality so binder clips were required anyhow. So rather than telling you what to select, I’m going to share my thought process and a few things to keep in mind. It’s also a field that is very rapidly evolving. Read on to see how I replaced it. To calibrate the print bed on your Mini 3D printer: First power on and "home" the printer. That said, it has ... Glass bed info for the MP Select Mini. It clips on easily and activates the endstop switch on the Z axis sooner to compensate for the glass. Let’s start with my background on 3D printing (or lack there of) and what I’m going for. The main part of the bed is 3 mm thick aluminum with a removable flexible steel build plate held in place by magnets. Adding a Glass Bed to a Monoprice Maker Select Plus: After two weeks of almost constant printing, the buildtak bed of my printer was a hot mess. This is the bottom side of the heated platform. The Monoprice Select Mini Glass Bed Spacer by Sumpy (Thingiverse) printed perfectly for me with supports. You should fold the handles away from the bed so that they do not impede the nozzle during a job. The crazy part is that this part was not printed with ABS, this severe warping is occurring with PLA. The part did not separate from the BuildTak, rather, the BuildTak itself peeled off the bed. Once you get the build surface off the bed, you will probably be left with a good layer of leftover adhesive. Possibly the most important thing I’ve learned is that most people stick to one filament type and not jump from PLA to ABS to PETG like a bunny on crack. The surface also became smoother, loosing some of the rough surface that allows parts to hang on to the surface. It printed out at a 3/32” thickness practically identical to the glass I purchased. Monoprice Select Mini 3d Printer V2 Black E3D Edition. For sale is a Monoprice Maker Select v2 with glass bed and z-axis upgrade kit installed. When printing with PLA in particular, the glass plate is a great upgrade because parts adhere well to the glass heated to 60oF without any kind of coating or preparation of any kind. You just heat the bed and print your part. So, now that all the steps needed to clean the adhesive off the build platform need to be done anyway, I thought I’d try replacing the BuildTak with a glass surface instead of just replacing the BuildTak again. When repositioning the model in Cura towards the outside edge & re-compiling, the print still starts on the inside edge. However, after a couple hundred hours of printing time and over 50 printed parts, the surface on my Select Mini started to break down. Designed for the Monoprice Ultimate 2 3D Printer. €18.30. Monoprice Select Mini 3d Printer V2 Black E3D Edition, with Glass Print Bed 1 | eBay Then, simply place the glass onto the aluminum build platform. The V2 option moves the print head closer to the bed by 5mm which will be too close if you get it wrong. So if you’re going for 60 C bed with PLA, use 85 C instead. After a whole bunch of scraping, your build plate will be free of all that gross adhesive mess. Prints required near Hulk-like levels of strength to pry off, there were gouges that would eventually impact print quality if left untreated, there were litt… First of all, installing the glass bed on the MP Select Mini is obviously going to result in a print surface that is closer to the extruder than the BuildTak surface. There are numerous tutorials all over the place for this process so I will not repeat the steps here. However, tons of glue residue from the old surface remained after removal, and nothing i have used (Goop off, rubbing alcohol) can seem to pull the adhesive off the metal plate. Out of the box, this surface works great. This causes the prints to be curved and mess up. I just ordered the part from Amazon. Fit Monoprice MP Select Mini / Pro 3D Printer, Malyan M200 w/ Corners Cut for the Leveling Screws. Clears the bed leveling screws so it doesn't have to be moved if/when you need to relevel. The performance of the MP Select Mini on the glass build surface has been superb. Glass bed and heater rewire mods to Monoprice Select Mini v2 3D printer. Step 7 — Remove nut & spacer on bed bolts, Step 12 — Compress bed & re-install thumb wheels, Step 16 — Tighten screws until just barely touching, Step 17 — Make sure its even all the way around, Step 19 — Move z-stop up 1 hole & re-install. You can get right into your next print job. As you can see, the part I was printing warped quite badly, but not in the usual way. $219.99. The corners of the sheet lost some of their adhesion and started to peel off the aluminum plate underneath. The quality of the build surface is one of the reasons I have been satisfied with the Monoprice MP Select Mini overall. A particularly nice benefit of this style of spacer is that it allows you to insert and remove the spacer without disassembling the machine at all. Too small. Replacement Print bed (metal sheet and glass bed) for Ultimate 2 (36045) by Monoprice. Having just received my MP Select Mini a few weeks ago, I have noticed a problem with Cura after generating the G-code that the print starts close to the inside edge of the bed. I have used it too, to make replacement parts and a phone stand (see pics). Therefore the hardest part for me to write is “which 3d printer to pick” because by the time you likely read this, there will be other new options to consider. For those of you who happen to follow me on various social medias may have noticed a ton of Instagram posts as of late regarding 3D Printing. So the black cover on my print bed on my Monoprice Select mini v2 has been warping and popping off during prints. Absolutely perfect for my Monoprice Select Mini V2. Download files and build them with your 3D printer, laser cutter, or CNC. Furthermore, because the glass does not require any tape or other coating, there is no cleanup to do or glue to reapply. Please note that the process here should work just fine for the Wanhao Duplicator i3 and similar series printers however you may need to verify what the correct glass size is. Turns out you need to refine your settings and do some calibrations, so I’ve learned a thing or two about that along the way. Your prints will turn out better with less effort and less cleaning. The Monoprice MP Select Mini Build Surface. When you select V1 if the print head is more than 5mm from the print bed, go back and select V2. While it is not a hard nor expensive upgrade, it can be a bit time consuming. A number of you have strongly requested more details, as it is my style to share my journey, this begins a series on 3D Printing. The extruder is in fine condition and the printer is solid. Glass Bed Clips for MPSM - Thingiverse Collection. But product I found to be the most effective is Goo Gone. This little dent showed up in every print, so i decided to switch out the Build Tak. It's a wonderful little printer that is inexpensive (At around $220), puts out great quality prints, it's easy to work with and to work on. Condition is "Used". Step 3 — Wait for everything to cool COMPLETELY. I completely advise against attempting this mod if you have never taken your printer apart before.That being said this mod is for those who are looking t… But 141.6 mm x 123.1 mm is beyond 120 mm x 120 mm of the Maker Select Mini v2. However, I do not believe this is the fault of the BuildTak material. If your bed is not level, the print itself will not come out level and will run into issues. The glass actually works better floating on the bed rather than trying to somehow screw down the corners. Wishlist 4) There are four 5.5mm nuts under the print bed that you use to adjust the height of the bed. 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