Anet A8

Assembly videos from Anet

Additional assembly instructions

Calibration

Calibration is normally not needed as this is carried out by the manufacturer and stored in the factory installed firmware. Information on printer calibration:

Bed Center Calibration

Sometimes the center of the bed is not the actual center. When printing large prints, the skirt, brim or the object itself is printed outside the heated bed. For bed center offset calibration please read:

General

Safety

Firmware

Bed Leveling

Printable Things

Frame Stabilization

Belt holder & tensioner

Cases & Covers

Z-Endstops

others

Frame

Y Carriage Plate

Heat bed temperature increase

Alternative boards

Hardware

  • WiFi Printing Mod - add WiFi capabilities to your Anet A8 3D printer using cheap ESP-01 (ESP8266) module
  • Laser Engraver Mod - turn your Anet A8 3D printer into cheap laser engraver

Enclosure

To be written

Part Description Where to buy?
Belts GT2 6mm Belt (recomended glass fiber reinforced) ebay
Heater Block Aluminium Heater Block aliexpress
Motherboard Anet V 1.0 Link = expensive, go shop around aliexpress
PSU 12 V, 20A, 240W Power Supply Unit aliexpress
Throat Throat with PTF Tube inside. M6 Thread, 30mm ebay
Nozzle 0.4mm MK8 Nozzle for 1.75mm filament ebay
Extruder MK8 Extruder aliexpress
Linear Bearings LM8UU ebay
Linear Bearings Upgrade Igus RJ4JP-01-08 ebay
Heatbed Upgrade MK3 ebay
Thermistor for Heatbed NTC 3950 ebay

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