Hephestos - Simply the Best Reprap Prusa i3

Share and you can get discount
$5 USDfor share
Seller: Hephestos
Product Code: 232/3dprintersonlinestore.com
Availability: In Stock

Price: $799 USD $575 USD
Have you seen cheaper?
Have you seen cheaper? Tell us and get it more cheaper.
This limited offer ends in:
Hurry! Only 4 left!
6 purchased

Order 2 or more units for $575 USD
Order 5 or more units for $570 USD
Order 10 or more units for $565 USD
Order 20 or more units for $560 USD

Available Options

* Choose Color:

* Filament :

* Fixpad:

* Heatbed:

Estimate Shipping:

Region / State:
Post Code:
Payment Methods:
3 reviews   Rating: 4/5.
Based on 3 reviews   |  Write a review

Prusa i3 Hephestos - Simply the Best

Prusa 3D printer Hephestos is an open source 3D printer designed and developed by the bq Department of Innovation and Robotics. Hephestos is based on the Prusa i3 and adds several improvements to other printers like PowerCode. Parts were developed by the RepRap community with modifications and new parts added by bq.

bq Prusa i3 Hephestos


Complete kit for step-by-step assembly:

bq is proud to present the latest evolution of the Prusa i3, the most popular 3D printer in the RepRap community. bq's more advanced version, Hephestos, offers significant improvements: a kit that includes all the parts you need, manuals for step-by-step assembly and an active support service via bq's 3D forum to help with any queries you might have. In other words, the best printing at the best price with the easiest setup.

Lead Time: 4 Business days. Shipping from UK.

No taxes applied for Europe customers.

Safe and sound 3D printing made simple:

The key innovation of the Hephestos is its cable-tidy. This enables us to position the cables at the top and rear of the device, ensuring they don´t interfere with the printer movements.

We have also achieved greater protection against burns by eliminating the heated bed and adding a protector to the extruder (the same one we designed for the Witbox). And since there is no heated bed, the energy consumption of the printer barely reaches 60 W.

We have chosen PLA as the printing material, as it can be used in a domestic environment without having to worry about odours (unlike other materials such as ABS). What´s more, PLA is a material that provides the best results in a short space of time.

Open Source and parts designed by bq:

The hardware of the Prusa i3 Hephestos is 100% open source, meaning you can modify it and adapt it however you like. bq is committed to expanding the RepRap community and they are keen to share all of their improvements, without restricting knowledge. All the improvements made to the printer have been made public. All the new parts can be downloaded free of charge.

We have taken the best of each version of this type of printer and have even added value with new parts designed by bq. The goal is to provide sturdiness, usability and ease of use during the product assembly.

Some of the new improvements are:

  • Proprietary design of the fasteners of the limit switch sensors in the Y and Z axis.
  • Proprietary design of the LCD screen support.
  • Chain system to guide the cables, adding two new parts to axis Z and X, and modifying the X axis carriage.
  • Proprietary design of the LCD screen support.
  • Chain system to guide the cables, adding two new parts to axis Z and X, and modifying the X axis carriage.
  • Proprietary design of the electronics fan holder.
  • Modification of the electronics support framework that allows a better guidance of all the cables.


We can also optionally supply 220x220mm fixpads - a covering for your printer bed which increases the adhesion providing an optimum printing surface.

  • Easy to install and heat resistant.
  • Valid for any printer manufacturing molten filament (FFF).
  • Compatible with PLA, PLA flexible Filaflex, WoodFilament, Laybrick, HIPS and ABS.Some materials require hot base, consult the manufacturer.

The complete kit has 7 parts (internal kits). All of these parts are identified and have the necessary components to facilitate the comprehension of the part to assemble and the identification of the components included.

  • Tools.
  • Electronics.
  • Extruder.
  • X axis.
  • Y axis.
  • Z axis.
  • Additional bag.

Base enlargement kit Prusa i3:


bq Prusa i3 base enlargement kit


This kit contains everything necessary to update the Prusa i3 Y-axis and obtain a larger print area of 20 x 30 cm and a more solid structure at the front and rear of the Y-axis.

Please note: The printed pieces are not included. To take advantage of the surface area of the long base you will need to update the printer firmware. Download it here.

Box contents:

  • 1 x Pulley with 20 teeth for GT2 belt.
  • 1 x 6mm x 1 m GT2 belt.
  • 4 x Spring.
  • 2 x Ø 8mm x 440 mm smooth chromed rod.
  • 2 x M10 x 440 mm black threaded rod with M4 x 12mm interior thread.
  • 1 x 200 x 30 mm black acrylic base.
  • 1 x 200 x 300 x 5mm glass.
  • 1 x 4 mm black aluminium front.
  • 1 x 4 mm black aluminium back.
  • 8 x M4 white nylon washer DIN 125N-4.
  • 8 x M4 x 16 black screw DIN-912 Class 8.8
  • 5 x M3 x 25 black screw DIN-912 Class 8.8
  • 4 x M3 x 10 black screw DIN-912 Class 8.8
  • 2 x M3 x 20 black screw DIN-912 Class 8.8
  • 3 x M3 black nut DIN 934 Class 8.
  • 4 x M10 serrated black nut DIN 6923 Class 8.

FilaFlex Filament:


bq Prusa i3 FilaFlex filament


Filaflex is a filament that enables elastic parts to be created and printed in 3D, without any need to modify your printer.

PLA Filament:


bq Prusa i3 pla filament


1.75mm diameter PLA plastic coil. Contains 1kg of filament. 100% Poly-Lactic Acid (PLA).

Technical specifications:


bq Prusa i3 Hephestos



bq Prusa i3 Hephestos



bq Prusa i3 Hephestos



bq Prusa i3 Hephestos



bq Prusa i3 Hephestos


Watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bq+Prusa+i3+Hephestos

download user manual

reprap prusa i3


Technical Specifications
Print size ( X Y Z ) 215 x 210 x 180 mm
The Layer Thickness 0.06 mm
Layer Resolution 60 to 300 microns
Filament Compatibility PLA, HIPS, FilaFlex, among others
Filament Diameter 1.75mm
Nozzle Diameter 0.4 mm
Print Speed 40 to 100 mm/sec
Print Plate Size 220 x 220 x 3 mm
Print Plate (Build Platform) Glass base (non-heated)
AC Input 110 - 220 V
No.of Extruders One
Power Requirements 12 DC 100W
Connectivity (Interface) USB, LCD display and SD card reader
Electronics Ramps 1.4 + Mega 2560
3D printing Software Cura, Slic3r, Repetier, Kisslicer
CAD Input data file format supported STL, G-code
Client Operating System Windows, Linux, Mac
Machine Dimensions 460 x 383 x 430 mm
Shipping box dimensions 408 x 425 x 233 mm
Machine weight 6 kg
Shipping box weight 14 Kg
Lead time 4 Business days
Shipping Location UK
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
| 3 reviews
The after sales service is great, as the customer service is good. It's very easy to assemble all parts without fail.
| 3 reviews
It took me about 10 hours from the time it was delivered to the time I had my first print done. It was the XYZ demo keychain, it did the job well. I am happy about the Hephestos Prusa i3
| 3 reviews
Very satisfied with product. Had some problems with print settings, but the company resolved instantly and professionally.

Write a review

Your Name:

Your Review: Note: HTML Supported!

Rating: Bad           Good

3d printing latest news

View All News
Reebok to Bring 3D Printe Date posted - 22/10/2016

Reebok to Bring 3D Printe

Reebok has created a remarkable history in the world of the shoe ...

Read More
UAE’s First 3D Printed Un Date posted - 21/10/2016

UAE’s First 3D Printed Un

UAE has emerged as one of the world’s most significant incubators...

Read More
Designing Modular Furnitu Date posted - 20/10/2016

Designing Modular Furnitu

The Dutch Design Week, each year presents a good number of impressive products and projects. Thes...

Read More
Building the Next Generat Date posted - 18/10/2016

Building the Next Generat

Renishaw and Airbus, the two aircraft manufacturing giants have p...

Read More

Last viewed

Hephestos - Simply the Best Reprap Prusa i3
3 reviews (3 reviews)
$799 USD $575 USD
This limited offer ends in:
Folger Tech Cloner - Dual Extruder 3D Printer Kit
41 reviews (41 reviews)
$799 USD $360 USD
This limited offer ends in:
Folger Tech Kossel Auto Leveling Delta 3D Printer Kit
55 reviews (55 reviews)
$799 USD $345 USD
This limited offer ends in:
Folger Tech RepRap Acrylic 3D Printer Kit
40 reviews (40 reviews)
$599 USD $294 USD
This limited offer ends in:
Folger Tech RepRap Aluminum 3D Printer Kit
54 reviews (54 reviews)
$599 USD $284 USD
This limited offer ends in:
Cubify - Cube Pro 3D Printer
3 reviews (3 reviews)
$2,799 USD
Cubify - Gen 3 Cube 3D Printer
2 reviews (2 reviews)
$999 USD
3D Printers Online Store © 2013-2016 All Rights Reserved.