Anet A8 Desktop 3D Printer Prusa i3 DIY Kit: Affordable, Precision Printing

Anet A8 Desktop 3D printer is designed to provide quality, redefined usability and performance without breaking the bank. It’s a great option for newbies looking to print something in 3D without spending a lot of money on expensive printers. Printer’s auto-leveling saves time and you can run it before every print to get the best results.

The printer comes disassembled, but thankfully, the do-it-yourself kit provides an excellent learning experience of 3D printing from scratch. Most users find leveling a 3D printer time consuming and complex, but printer’s auto-leveling feature saves time and energy to get things right. It’s made from piano-black laser cut acrylic frame and provides a solid feel. The printer is mainly targeted at newbies, but also works well for professionals who want to get smaller projects done without getting involved in a lot of complexity.


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Parts Specs
Engraving Area 220 x 220 x 240mm
Frame material Acrylic plate
Platform board Aluminum Base
Nozzle quantity Single
Nozzle diameter 0.4mm
Layer thickness 0.1-0.3mm
Memory card offline print SD card
LCD screen  Yes
Print speed 100mm / s
Supporting material ABS,Luminescent,Nylon PVA,PLA,PP,Wood
Material diameter 1.75mm
File format G-code,OBJ,STL
XY-axis positioning accuracy 0.012mm
Z-axis positioning accuracy 0.004mm
Voltage 12V
Host computer software Cura,Repetier-Host
Package weight 9.120 kg
Certificate EMC,FCC,LVD,RoHs
Packing Contents  1 x A8 3D Desktop Acrylic LCD Screen Printer Prusa i3 DIY High Accuracy Self Assembly


Anet A8


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  • LCD display shows the work status
  • Solid extruder
  • Safety and stability
  • Reliable motor
  • Quick-release


Pros and Cons

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  • Low cost, high precision
  • Prints multi filaments
  • Super-flat aluminum alloy print surface

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  • Limited availability
  • Assembling the printer takes some time



Anet A8 Desktop 3D Printer is one of the best printers available in the price range and offers excellent value for the money. It’s a great option for people wanting to try 3D printing under a tight budget and helps them better understand how the entire process works through DIY methodology. The instructions to assemble are simple and easy to follow. There is also plenty of information available online to make the most out of the printer. Although it cannot be regarded as the perfect printer, it still manages to provide excellent print quality and works well for most type of projects.

How to buy

The product page link below contains all information related to shipping and videos which demonstrate how to use the product. Other than these videos, there is a lot of information available online. The printer with EU/US plug is available at a flash sale price for a limited time period.

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