Apr 3, 2017

Some Good Upgrade and Slicing News from Prusa

The Prusa team announced two great little upgrades in slicing software and hardware.

Slic3r Prusa edition has new smooth variable height layer option and new support optimization.

Here is the presentation video for SLH:





You can read about it, in more detail, here:

http://www.prusaprinters.org/smooth-variable-layer-height-awesome-supports-slic3r-prusa-edition/


Prusa i3 MK2 is now upgraded into MK2S

MK2S is being rolled into production and it comes several improvments.

Key MK2S features:
  • Better LM8UU mounting on Y axis
  • Better LM8UUs and smooth rods
  • Better P.I.N.D.A. probe mount
  • Improved cable stress relief on the extruder
  • Better electronics cover
No more zip ties!!! Yeah!!!

Metal U-bolts now hold things fixated
















For users with old version upgrade kit comes at 49 USD.

Full tech specs with pictures:

http://www.prusaprinters.org/original-prusa-i3-mk2s-release/