Weedo X40 3D printer
The Nanjing WEEDO 3D Technology Corporation is a small Chinese FDM printer manufacturer, based in Nanjing approx. 300 km from Shanghai. Weedo mainly produces printers for the consumer sector. Weedo develops the printers in their own development center and also holds over 40 patents.
The Weedo X40 Idex FDM printer was also developed by Weedo.
Idex means Independent Dual Extruder. The Weedo X40 was therefore equipped with two print heads. The IDEX printheads allow printing with two colors and / or different materials. For example, you can use PVA as a support material, which can be completely dissolved in water after printing. So-called 2K printing (two components) is also possible. So you can print a hard and a soft plastic if the materials are compatible with each other. Enabling, for example, the printing of a box with a printed seal.
The printer equipment also includes an automatic bed leveling and a filament run out sensor for each extruder. With the Weedo Wiibulid software, two small print objects can be printed at the same time using the two print heads. After printing, the printer is automatically switched off.
|Hardware versions|| There are two versions of the printer:
In the case of a firmware update, the appropriate firmware must be installed for the hardware.
|Nozzle configuration||Independent Dual Extruder|
|Nozzle Diameter||0.4mm, 0,6mm, 0,8mm, with an Extruder upgrade 0,2mm|
PLA, PETG, TPU with 95 Shore A, ASA, PCTG, PP, HIPS, NonOilen, PMMA, PVB, DuraBio, GreenTec, GreenTec Pro, BVOH, PVA and much more.
Material list see Cura Quality and Intent Profiles
|Maximum printing area with one nozzle||300mm x 300mm x 400mm (11.8"x11.8"x15.8")|
|Maximum printing area with duplication mode||145mm x 300mm x 400mm (5.7"x11.8"x15.8")|
|Maximum printing area with mirror mode||120mm x 300mm x 400mm (4.9"x11.8"x15.8")|
|Positioning Accuracy||XY-Axis: 0.011mm, Z-Axis: 0.0025mm|
|Printing temperature||max. 260°C, with the X40 PRO High Temperature upgrade up to 280°C|
|Heatbed temperature||max. 90°C|
|Input Power||24 VDC, 20A (480W)|
|AC Adapter Input Power||100~240 VAC, 50/60Hz|
2 million-pixel camera that provides VGA video streams based on MJPG encoding.
The camera can only be used by one device at a time and the streaming and snapshot functions cannot be used at the same time. For example, you cannot record a time-lapse with Octoprint and at the same time watch the video stream on your smartphone!
|Wifi||WIFICAM uses a high-performance dual-core processor, runs at the main frequency of up to 600DMIPS, and integrates 4GB Flash, 802.11b/g/n wireless network module. Only the 2.4GHz frequency band is supported.|
A MicroSD card reader is installed on the mainboard. The firmware supports the file systems FAT, FAT32 and VFAT.
FAT32 and VFAT:
The exFAT file system used with larger MicroSD cards (microSDXC-Standard) is not supported. You then need to format the flash memory to FAT32 with VFAT.
|Mainboard / Controller||
R73 is the 7th generation 3D printer controller developed by WEEDO3D. It uses a 32bit large capacity mcu, stm32F103vet6, with 512k flash and 64k ram. R73 has 4 endstops, 2 runout sensors, 1 proximity switch, 3 thermistor inputs, and 6 stepper motors, 2 nozzle heating, 1 heated bed, 5 fan output. And support DGUS touch screen, WIFICAM and power management module. Due to the integrated interface, the R73 port is very simple and clear.
OpenSource Marlin 2.0.5 with closed source GUI.
|Silcer||Weedo Wiibuilder, Weedo Cura, Ultimaker Cura (Over 3000 print profiles are included with the X40 community upgrade)|
|Machine dimensions||54cm x 62cm x 66cm (21.3"x24.4"x26")|
- Weedo X40 Wiki Homepage
- Printer Setup after assembly
- Calibrate the XY offset for dual nozzle
- Set the Z offset for dual nozzle
- Firmware and UI update instructions for Weedo X40
- Weedo X40 Firmware updates
- Weedo Stock Firmware
- Weedo Firmware Sourcecode
- Weedo Wiibuilder Windows Software updates
- Configure Ultimaker Cura for Weedo X40 (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
- Android PoloPrint App
- X40 Gcode Command Compatibility List
- Weedo X40 default firmware parameter
- Cura settings and replacement patterns
- Marlin Gcode commands
- Weedo R73 Controller
- Weedo SD card data (Demo and calibration models)
- Weedo X40 Wear parts, spare parts and tuning parts