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Learn what 9 owners think about their Leapfrog Creatr 3D Printer | Leapfrog’s entry-level 3D printer sports a laser-cut aluminum chassis, heated glass platform . Buy Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder 3D Printer featuring 1 Extruder Print: x x “, 2 Extruder Print: x x ” Micron Layer Resolution. Review . Manual Leapfrog Creatr. 2. Leapfrog BV. Dear customer,. Congratulations with the purchase of your very own Leapfrog Creatr Single or Dual Extruder!.

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Comments have been closed. First the filament has to go into the cilinder on top of the extruder assembly. The Creatr can print at resolutions as fine as 50 microns for highly detailed results, or as coarse as microns when great precision is not required. On top of that the bunch of cables block the sightline from the right side picture below right making it even harder to get right. Following the instructions the first steps are heating the print bed and the extruder s you want to use.

The first problem I encountered is that that the manual only covers software setup for Windows. It also cretar a small piece of paper with a text that the printer was indeed calibrated by a Leapfrog Quality Control employee.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Wow, what an odyssey. This concludes my first few days with the Creatr during installation and setup. You will need to cfeatr one software program for the conversion of your design from oeapfrog 3D software STL-file to a printable file G-codeand another to control the printer.

One thing I know for sure now: So follow me there if leapftog would like to know when the next part is live And please let me know what you think of this review so far! Luckily I picked mine up I live and creaatr a 40 minute drive from Leapfrog HQ so I could leave the wooden crate there and just take the cardboard box with me in my car.


The Creatr is a fantastic 3d printing platform. This takes one minute. Product Highlights 1 Extruder Print: This is hard as it is for the left extruder pictured below left but even harder for the right extruder.

What speeds are you printing at? We tried both extruders but had filament feeding issues on both. The extruders on the ceeatr are absolute rubbish. I did some research to the z-homing issues and discovered I was not alone. A convenient use leapfro this feature would be to print a complicated design with sturdy ABS filament, while using the second extruder to print supporting material in PLA or PVA plastics, which can then be dissolved for removal.

Both printers I had failed at that. An apalling design with no spring tension arm to compensate for filament thickness. Most of them are faster! I assume that the cable was both too short and badly soldered to the switch and it had snapped off. The Z-motor cfeatr the lead leapfrof in the back and the motion is transferred to the other two through belts.

This is done by clicking the ON buttons next to the temperature fields. After driving 1,5 hours I unpacked the new printer, plugged it, removed the test prints and started homing.

By now I had plenty of adrenaline running through my veins. There are even 3D printable Creatr Mods on Thingiverse:. The printer comes with the extruder to the front-right so I decided to home the Y-axis first because it was already almost in place. The good news is that they offered to let me use an original Leapfrrog.

Leapfrog Creatr Dual Extruder 3D Printer A B&H Photo Video

Your feedback makes writing these in-depth user reviews worth it! What 3D printer that works best for you? Leapfrog only has e-mail support and because I was too fed up to wait for that I decided to loosen the sensor and place it a little bit closer. The monday morning after I called Leapfrog about the problems and I lezpfrog come by and switch the printer for another one. No printed manual is supplied with the printer.



This is an older, archived post. The welcome letter directs you to the installation page on Leapfrog website. A representative let me know that I can expect it to arrive in the first creatrr of September.

Leapfrog Creatr (not the HS yet) Review – Part 1: Installation

Next the filament has to go down about 15 mm and touch the gears on the right spot. Be the first to review this item. But… the Creatr ships within 72 hours I could pick mine up within the hour and the Creatr HS is still a non-existing printer. This mechanism looks a lot more stable and durable than the plastic build plate of the Rep cgeatr that only has one small lead screw in the back. It was easy to setup and install after reading instructions on Support.

After upgrading nozzle, creart clogs are very seldom.

Leapfrog Creatr (not the HS yet) Review – Part 1: Installation – Nick Lievendag

The LCD-like numbers are the read-out of the actual temperature. More or less because I still have to adjust the z-offset, but more on that later: This is the point where non-tech-savvy people are just lost and that counts as bad user experience design.

Physical installation of the Creatr is simple: The Creatr has two direct drive extruders mounted on the X-gantry.