DropLit™ DIY Kit

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Meet DropLit™.  Our next maker-inspired DIY 3D printer.  Designed for makers/hackers/tinkerers who are ready to start experimenting with their own resin based UV curing 3D printers.  With our world famous laser-cut frames and stainless steel hardware this kit has all the quality people have come to know and trust with our other SeeMeCNC desktop 3D printers.  Our aim in offering the DropLit is to provide a solid foundation for the rapid advancement of the next technological leap in desktop 3D printing.  We have one of the most amazing and active communities out there and look forward to contributing the knowledge that we've all gained and applying it to desktop UV resin printing.

Droplit is an open-source desktop resin based 3D printer *kit* that includes the mechanical parts needed to build and run the z stage.  It does not include the projector, you will need to purchase and likely modify a projector separately.  We do not provide the projector or reccomend any specific models to use, however you can visit our Forum for topics involving which models people have used and what modifications they have done.  This kit is not a ready to print kit.  You'll need to be able to take on the challenge.

 

Specs:

Build Diameter: 1" diameter platform, but can build out over platform to appx 3"

Max Build Height: appx 6"

Layer Height: User defined (avg. .1mm)

Power Supply:  ATX PC style PSU (included)

Electronics: Ardunio UNO + GRBLShield (included)

Firmware: GRBL or other

 

We have tested the DropLit™ with a projector with the following specs:

1024x768 or better native resolution

17,000:1 contrast ratio

3,000 Lumens output

DLP only, LCD will not work with currently available resins from MakerJuice or MadeSolid

 

The kit includes the following parts:

  • Lasercut Frame including all parts for the Z stage
  • All hardware for assembling the frame and Z Stage
  • ATX power supply
  • Arduino UNO and GRBL Shield

Here's what you'll need to complete this kit:

  • DLP Projector of your choice
  • Build VAT (typically 100mm petri dishes are used)
  • VAT coating (see forum for reccomendations)
  • Appx. 5 hrs to assemble the mechanical side of the machine

This kit is still in the very early stages of what projector based resin printers can do, so software is still a new frontier.  There are a couple different software options out there, and we recommend visiting our forum to see what other users are having the most success with.

 

Part Number(may differ w/options): 78799
UPC Number 834537014922

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