Arduino Materia 101 is the first official Arduino 3D printer and it is the ideal to enter the 3D printing world for the first time!
3D Printer
Arduino Materia 101 is the first official Arduino 3D printer. It uses an Arduino Mega2560 with a shield specifically made for controlling 3D printers. It's a small machine, with a sheet metal design housing the moving parts. The design is straightforward and easy to understand, which makes it a good machine for beginners, or up-and-coming hardware hackers who want to improve and experiment. Arduino Materia 101 is an open-source machine, from the design of the mechanics to the electronics and firmware, as all Arduino products. It is fully compatible with other open-source design tools such as: Slic3r, OpenSCAD, blender with many many more.
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Color White
Body Stainless steel covered by white plexiglass
Carter Plexiglass
Screen LCD monitor (20x4)
Minimum layer thickness 0.1mm
Size 310x350x330 mm
Print Area 140x100x100 mm
Printing technology Fused Filament Fabrication
Suggested filament 1.75mm PLA
Experimental filaments Cristal Flex, PLA termosense, TPU, PET, PLA Sand, PLA Flex (1.75mm)
X & Y resolution 0.06 mm
Z resolution 0.1 mm
Extruder (diameter) 0.35 mm
PLA suggested temperature 195-220 °C
Absorption 65 W
Weight 10 kg
Extruder block with pressure adjustment on filament
Bearings recirculating ball on all axes
Z axis movement with trapezoidal screws
Adjustable printing plate
Micro USB to update the firmware
Possibility to print directly from SD card
As part of the Arduino family, also Materia 101 shares an OpenSource heart. Check the following links in order to access to the great databse of information we have available for you.
Use Manual
How does a 3D Printing machine works? With this simple manual you will be able to print your first project from scratch. Available in two languages, Italiano and English.

Assembly Manual
Have you ever assembled a 3D printing machine? It may be quite frustrating at the very beginning of your career as Maker. Here a simple guide to start with, both available in Italiano and English.

Download here your Materia 101 firmware or check the latest version on GitHub.

We suggest you to start using Slic3r but there are so many online. Find the one that perfectly fits for you.

z calibration gCode
Download it at the following link.

Test Print gCode
Before start printing the Taj Mahal natural size, run a test!
Download your test print gCode at the following link.