Blocks zero

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Blocks zero

Release status: working

Blocks zero 3D printer.
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The Blocks zero is the second 3D printer launched by Blocks. The zero is designed to be a small and portable printer, which can be assembled from a kit. We provide a thorough assembly guide to simplify the assembly.


Specs Blocks zero
Print volume 120 x 140 x 120 mm
Dimensions 200 x 210 x 300 mm
Print materials 1.75mm PLA and PLA based (wood, copper, etc)
Cost 350€
Layer Resolution Between 300 and 40 microns
Print speed 40-60 mm/s
Travel speed 150 mm/s
Electronics Arduino Mega + Ramps 1.4
Firmware Marlin based (github)
Hotend Nozzle 0.4 mm (180-225 ºC)

Blocks zero

The printer was designed to greatly simplify the assembly process and 3d printing experience for new enthusiasts and experienced users. The main features are:

- Do-it-yourself KIT with all the parts and tools included.
- Easy assembly with very simple visual instructions.
- Optimized print volume so it is portable and still able to print the majority of our needs.
- Good print quality: mechanical sturdiness and NEMA17 motors so high print speeds can be achieved.
- No heated platform: prints only PLA based filaments.
- Removable acryllic platform that has good results sticking PLA filaments.

Where to buy

You can buy a kit at It is made and shipped from Portugal.

How to assemble

The assembly guide can be downloaded here: File:Assembly Manual.pdf

Cura printer profiles

Before your first print, please download the profile for your needs.

Firmware, Printed parts, Frames and BOM

The current firmware was developed based on Marlin 1.0x. The Firmware, STLs of the printed parts, DXFs and BOM can be downloaded from github page.