Velleman® nv is a Belgian wholesaler and electronics developer for more than 40 years with over 18.000 different products, sold worldwide.

Velleman is a dynamic company that is a pioneer in designing and providing new quality products for either leisure or technical use while targeting all skill levels, young and old around the world.
Velleman will do this even better and faster than any other company by providing the customer with the best logistic service, know-how and after-sales support.
In general, Velleman has built an excellent longstanding reputation driven by technical specialists. Velleman strives to be a human and trustworthy link between their customers and the ever-changing world of electronics technology.

The Vertex is the next generation Velleman 3D printer kit.

VertexSecond extruder optional
Ultra strong direct drive extruder
Reliable feeding and retraction of 1.75mm filament
Built in process for loading and unloading filament
Stainless steel filament pulley wheel

Second nozzle optional
Actively cooled nozzle assembly
Heating indication per nozzle
Space between nozzles: 23.7mm
Nozzle diameter: 0.35mm

Control every aspect of the VERTEX
Print files directly from an SD card
Load and unload filament with a simple command
Bright backlit LCD
Rotary encoder

Maintenance free plastic bearings
Silent operation
Milled Z axis virtually eliminates Z-wobble


print technology: Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
layer resolution: standard: 0.1 mm (maximum: 0.2 mm – minimum: 0.05 mm)
build plate: 215 x 240 mm (8.46″ x 9.45″)
build volume: 180 x 200 x 190 mm (7″ x 7.8″ x 7.5″)
print speed: 30 mm/s – 120 mm/s
travel speed: 30 mm/s – 300 mm/s
build plate surface: Removable layer of BuildTak™
(consumable; also sold separately)
filament diameter: 1.75 mm (accepts all filament spools with a mounting hole = 53 mm).
Open filament policy.
prints: PLA, ABS
Testing with other materials in progress.
nozzle 1&2 diameter: 0.35mm
One nozzle supplied. Second nozzle optional.
distance between nozzles: 23.7 mm
Maximum nozzle operating temperature: 270 °C

firmware: Modified Open Source Marlin 3D Printer
Firmware – user upgradable
software: Repetier – CuraEngine – Slic3r
(RepRap compatible)

dimensions: X Y Z 360 – 380 – 395 mm
(14″ x 15″ x 15.5″) (without filament spools)
frame: Polycarbonate panels and fibre reinforced molded ABS parts
weight: 10 kg
average noise level during operation: 52 dBA (at 1 m)
ambient operation temperature: max 25 °C
storage temperature: – 10 °C to + 40 °C

communication: USB 2.0 or SD card
controller board: AVR ATmega2560 based
Dual head and heated bed capable
display: 4 x 20 char. blue LCD with white backlight
AC input: 100 – 240 VAC 50-60Hz 150W max.

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