Spanish 3D printer manufacturer and electronics company bq has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of affordable 3D printer systems with the launch of the new bq Witbox 2 3D Printer which as always is completely open source.
The Witbox 2 is equipped with a inductor sensor on the extruder that allows the system to improve its bed levelling as well as use a generated magnetic field from the sensor that will trigger a small LED to light up when it reaches the optimal distance from the printing bed.
Witbox 2 3D printer has been designed to print at speeds of 200 mm/s and offer users a layer thicknesses of 50 microns which have been combined with a good sized build volume that measures 297 x 210 x 200 mm in size. The system is also equipped with a graphic LCD display that together with the electronics that are used to control the display were developed in-house by bq.
Being open source all the design files for the Witbox 2 3D Printer can be found over on GitHub via the link below, if you are interested. For more details and specifications on the Witbox 2 Jumbo to the official website via the link below where it is also now available to purchase priced at €1,690.