Leapfrog Xeed
Leapfrog Xeed
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Leapfrog Xeed review: 18 facts and highlights

1. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
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20% have it

2. 1.75mm filament diameter

The 1.75mm filament diameter is gradually overtaking the previous 3mm standard. The 1.75mm filament feeds into the printer with greater ease and allows for more detail in the printing process.
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57% have it

3. thickness

UP! Plus: 150mm

4. layer thickness

The thinner each print layer is, the more detailed you can make your designs. Layer thickness is often also referred to as resolution and is measured in microns (µm).
Printrbot JR v2: 0.4µm

5. weight

Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g

6. width

EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm

7. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
350 x 220 x 270
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850

8. 3D print speed

The speed at which 3d objects are printed, measured in millimeters per second.
Fabbster Kit: 600mm/s

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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7% have it

10. height

Robox: 240mm

11. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
FABtotum: 4

12. Prints in PLA

Polylactic acid (PLA) is popular in 3D printing as it cools and sets quickly. Unlike ABS plastic, it is biodegradable and therefore better for the environment. It can be used to build support structures for other printouts, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.
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77% have it

13. Prints in PVA

Polyvinyl Acetate is another form of plastic used in 3d printing similar to ABS. It can be used to build support structures for other prints, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.
Leapfrog Xeed
14% have it

14. nozzle size

The smaller the nozzle, the more detailed the final product can be. However, when speed of printing is of greater importance than detail, a larger nozzle may be preferable.
Robox: 0.3mm

15. number of extruder heads

More extruder heads allow you to use different colors and different types of material at the same time. A second extruder is also required to build PVA/PLA support structures around items as they are printed.
Hyrel Professional E5: 4

16. volume

Afinia H-Series: 22204cm³

17. Is pre-assembled

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.
Leapfrog Xeed
52% have it

18. Prints in ABS plastic

The printer prints in ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). This is up to 30 times stronger than regular plastic and is commonly used in 3D printing.
Leapfrog Xeed
70% have it

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