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BQ Hephestos 2


New product

A DIY printer with professional results.

Hephestos is based on the Prusa i3. With the latest version, we have evolved it to create a professional printer, while maintaining the spirit of the original. We have opted for a new design that enables us to achieve a larger printing volume, reaching (X) 210mm x (Y) 297mm x (Z) 220mm. 

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702,40 €

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Printing speed

Maximum: up to 200 mm/s*
*Subject to materials, profiles and software used.


Very high - 50 microns
High - 100 microns
Medium - 200 microns
Low - 300 microns


Product without PLA reel:
(x)450 x (y)516 x (z)571 mm (static)
(x)450 x (y)605 x (z)571 mm (dynamic)
Product with PLA reel :
(x)450 x (y)516 x (z)661 mm (static)
(x)450 x (y)605 x (z)661 mm (dynamic)
Enclosure: (x)627 x (y)465 x (z)207 mm
Printable area: (x)210 x (y)297 x (z)220 mm


1.75 mm diameter filament: PLA, wood, bronze, cooper and FilaFlex

Extruder mechanics

Own design extruder with Double Drive Gear traction setting and filament guide to maintain compatibility with flexible or soft filaments.
0.4 mm nozzle for 1.75 mm filament
Finned dissipator with axial fan controlled by firmware (low noise)
Cooling blower
Sensor specifically designed for 3D printing (auto-levelling)

General mechanics

Powder-coated aluminium base and frame
Hard chromed bars for the Y axis
Lineal ball bearing for the Y axis
Recirculating ball bearing guides with flat runner for the X and Z axes
Cable chain
Flexible couplings for the screwed rods of the Z axis
3-point print bed levelling system with shock absorber
Rapid system for changing print bed


BQ Zum Mega 3D controller
BQ Zum Inductive Sensor to aid levelling of the bed
BQ Zum LCD Smart Controller graphical interface
100K thermistor on the hot-end
Heater cartridge: 40 W, 12 V


Marlin-derived firmware
New features: auto-levelling, manual levelling using inductive sensor exclusively designed for 3D printing, power-saver system
Improved user interface
Recommended environment: Cura Software, slic3r, Repetier, Kisslicer
Files accepted: .gcode
Compatible operating systems: Windows XP or later, Linux and Mac OS X or later


SD card reader
Type B micro-USB port

Box contents

Assembly guide
Warranty and FAQ
Structural elements
4 GB SD card (with preloaded 3D example models)
5 spare PTFE tubes
2 cleaning needles