Refurbished Pulse XE 3D Printer - Pre-Assembled E Series *A Stock*

These Refurbished Pulse XE 3D Printers are printers that have been used within MatterHackers for testing, print farm, or training. They are fully refurbished and tested to be just as awesome as a new printer. Not all Refurbished Pulse XE printers have the same upgrades. See the list of available Refurbished Pulse XE configurations below the product photo.

Pulse XE E Series printers have the power supply attached to the printer and have the spool holder attached to the power supply. It operates 24V components.

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  • Fully functional printer, professionally inspected and tested
  • Used, like new condition: Like new condition refers to functionality, not appearance
  • Box may have some wear and tear
  • May contain minor cosmetic blemishes
  • Hotend and accessories may not be new, but fully functional
  • A nonessential item may be missing (thumb drive etc.)
  • Comes with a 6 month warranty

Please email or call if you have questions regarding this machine.


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High-Quality Advanced Materials 3D Printing at an Affordable Price
Attainable High Quality Results
Attainable High Quality Results
High quality 3D printing is even more affordable with our reconditioned, gently used Pulse 3D printers. Price is understandably a make or break point for many buyers, which is why we’re excited to offer another option for makers to save more without drastically compromising quality!
Quality Components for Quality Experience
Quality Components for Quality Experience
All of our Pulse 3D printers use the best-in-class components. Your refurbished Pulse XE 3D printer arrives stock with a fresh, new LayerLock Garolite sheet applied to the heated bed and a BLTouch Bed Leveling Probe - the most technologically advanced auto-calibration solution available.
Satisfying Print Results
Satisfying Print Results
Your refurbished Pulse XE 3D printer is guaranteed to provide print results that are just as good as prints produced by new 3D printers. Every Pulse arrives with a quality test print on the bed to ensure that our Pulse Pros have performed an extensive, successful confirmation process.
Tested for Success
Tested for Success
Our Pulse Pros at MatterHackers carefully re-construct and test every refurbished Pulse XE 3D printer to guarantee a 3D experience that is as successful as a new printer. After an extensive confirmation process, your refurbished Pulse will arrive tested and ready to print materials ranging from standard filaments to advanced NylonX.

About Pulse XE

The Pulse XE 3D printer is a high-quality 3D printer based on the Prusa i3, and designed to meet the needs of makers interested in printing with advanced materials. For professional use, inside the classroom, or even on your workbench at home, the Pulse XE is perfect for a variety of purposes in a variety of settings for an all-encompassing 3D printing experience. Your Pulse XE 3D printer is hand-built by MatterHackers’ Pulse Pros using industry-leading components, then thoroughly tested to guarantee successful 3D printing. Your Pulse arrives fully pre-configured with software and settings fine-tuned for the Pulse XE 3D printer, streamlining the experience so you can start creating faster and more efficiently.

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Factory Refurbished Pulse XE: Economical Advanced Machine Delivered

The Pulse XE 3D printer is a high quality 3D printer based on the Prusa i3, and designed to meet the needs of every maker. The factory refurbished Pulse XE is a fantastic, affordable option for digital fabricators who love printing anywhere between standard PLA to advanced NylonX. With this refurbished Pulse XE, you can print using PLA, TPE, ABS, Nylon, NylonX, and more. Every factory refurbished Pulse comes standard with automatic bed leveling and a heated print bed for a streamlined 3D printing experience. All wear items (nozzle, bed surface, etc.) are replaced with brand new components that are precision machined, thoroughly tested, and finely honed so you can achieve high quality 3D printing results at an affordable price. Don’t see the machine you are looking for? Check back often - we could be testing the affordable 3D printer of your dreams right now!

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Affordable Reliability

Makers don’t always have to break the bank to attain reliable functionality from their 3D printers. With our factory refurbished Pulse XE 3D printers, you can expect to seamlessly achieve top-notch results without hardware fail. Tested and certified by our expert technicians, every refurbished Pulse XE is guaranteed to succeed every time.

Fresh Parts for Fine Prints

All wear items on a refurbished Pulse are replaced with new parts so makers can produce the finest prints possible on this 3D printer. Our expert technicians replace worn parts with new, updated designs to keep up with the type of top quality production that makers desire. Expect nothing short of excellent, fine print results with our refurbished Pulse 3D printers.

Perfect for Various Projects

Pulse XE 3D printers are built to handle any project on any skill level ranging from a beginner interested in jumping into 3D printing to the veteran looking for more reliable printers to prototype professional projects. Our Pulse XE 3D printers can be found in any setting, such as homes, school and companies, reliably printing quality parts. Whether it’s a new or refurbished Pulse, our 3D printer is built to successfully produce printed projects.

Easy, Accessible 3D Printing

Go from unboxing to successful 3D printing in minutes has never been easier than with one of our Pulse XE printers. Every Pulse comes pre-assembled with the essential components and pre-configured with MatterControl, an intuitive application that simplifies the 3D printing experience. The Pulse XE experience is streamlined as much as possible so makers from all walks of life have the option to focus more on printing and less with configuring.

Lower Price, Same Reliable Print Quality

These reconditioned, gently used 3D printers offer the same reliable print quality you expect with a new printer⁠—at a lower price. Need a more affordable path into 3D printing advanced materials? Want to add another dependable printer to your print farm without breaking the bank? The Refurbished Pulse XE 3D Printer’s slashed price tag is a great deal that balances a low price for an extremely reliable printer that is perfect for any user interested in printing advanced filaments like Nylon while still having the ability to print standard materials like PLA, ABS, and more.

Seamless 3D Printing Experience

Whether it’s new or old, all of our Pulse 3D printer models are designed to provide every maker a seamless 3D printing experience. Constructed with high-quality components such as a LayerLock Garolite build surface, Bondtech Extruder, and E3D hotend, the Pulse XE is engineered to seamlessly deliver satisfying results. From casual hobbyist builds to serious professional prototypes, the Pulse XE 3D printer can handle any project thrown its way.

Tested & Certified for Excellence

No unreliability passes by on our Pulse Pros’ watch. Our professional techs make sure to test every component on the refurbished Pulse to ensure what you are getting is a 3D printer that functions as good as new. Every wear item is replaced; old printed components are exchanged for newer designs; quality results are still guaranteed. All refurbished Pulse XE 3D Printers our experts carefully test and reconstruct are certified to deliver you an excellent, successful 3D printing experience.

Available Add-Ons for the Refurbished Pulse XE:

Every add-on available for the refurbished Pulse XE 3D printer further streamlines your 3D printing experience. Offering only the best industry-leading components, we recommend these add-ons with full faith that they will improve your 3D printing experience for the better.

Pulse Enclosure Kit
Pulse Enclosure Kit +$249
Our Pulse Enclosure Kit helps regulate temperature around your printer so heated parts function at optimal temperatures and the chances of warped prints are reduced. With materials such as ABS and PETG notoriously known to easily warp under the slightest change in conditions, this enclosure has you, and your Pulse, covered.
Pulse 3D Printer Maintenance Kit
Pulse 3D Printer Maintenance Kit +$110
Show a little love to your hardworking Pulse 3D Printer with the Pulse 3D Printer Maintenance Kit. Every Pulse 3D printer is built to last, but even the strongest of printers could use a little TLC from time to time. With simple, minimal maintenance using essential components and tools in this kit, your Pulse 3D Printer will last for years to come.
MatterHackers Tool Kit (Essentials)
MatterHackers 3D Printing Tool Kit Essentials+$54
The essentials version of the MatterHackers Tool Kit contains all of the essential tools a maker needs for seamless, successful 3D printing. All tools included in this kit have been selected with personal 3D printer experience in mind, guaranteeing each item will be invaluable to your 3D printing process. Need convenience? You've found it in the form of our MatterHackers Tool Kit.

Available Components for the Refurbished Pulse XE:

Every component option available for the refurbished Pulse XE is guaranteed to enhance your 3D printing experience. Using the highest quality parts on the market, these industry-leading parts are sure to deliver top results for years to come. Each item you configure on your Pulse XE specializes in specific 3D printing capabilities such as increased printing speed, higher 3D printing uptime, print surface interchangeability, and more. Please note that not all of the components listed below may be available as a REFURBISHED Pulse XE configuration at this time.

8-Bit Einsy RAMBO
8-Bit Einsy Rambo
Print fantastic prints with this reliable motherboard that runs on Marlin 2.0 firmware for the latest and greatest features for the industry-standard 8-bit.
32-Bit + Viki LCD Bundle Upgrade
Print faster, cleaner, and more accurately with the 32-Bit Smoothieboard! A faster CPU clock, more RAM, and optimized firmware—these are just some of the many perks you can unlock with this upgrade. Running Smoothieware on the 32-bit Azteeg X5 GT, this board is the solution you need to take the planning ability of your printer to the next level.
LCD Screen
LCD Screen
Don’t want to only use USB connectivity for the Pulse XE? This option adds untethered printing using the LCD screen with a control wheel and SD memory card slot. Export your gcode from MatterControl onto the SD card, plug into the printer and you're ready to roll! Simply and easily manage your print projects without your computer using the LCD Screen.
Viki 2 LCD Screen
Viki 2 LCD Screen
Don’t want to only use USB connectivity for the Pulse XE? We offer the option to add untethered printing using the Viki 2 LCD screen with a control wheel and MicroSD memory card slot. Export your gcode from MatterControl onto the MicroSD card, plug into the printer and you're ready to roll! Simply and easily manage your print projects without your computer using the Viki 2.
Bondtech BMG
Bondtech BMG Extruder
The Pulse XE 3D printer comes stock with a Bondtech extruder that all but eliminates slipping, deformation, and under-extrusion.
Bondtech QR
Bondtech QR Extruder
The Pulse XE 3D printer comes stock with a Bondtech extruder that all but eliminates slipping, deformation, and under-extrusion. The QR uses a refined gear design to make filament flow smoother than ever.
E3D V6
E3D V6 Hotend
Print a wide variety of materials, from soft and flexible to sturdy and abrasive using the E3D V6 hotend. Reaching temperatures of up to 295°C, this upgrade opens up a new set of advanced materials such as NylonX and NylonG. Eliminate hotend meltdown failures with E3D's fine-tuned hotend design for crisp and accurate 3D print results.
Slice Engineering Mosquito HotEnd
Maintain high print uptime and expand the versatility of your Pulse XE by quickly and easily switching between different nozzles using the Mosquito Hotend! Thanks to its unique, compact rigid design, nozzles can be switched with one hand and heat stays where it needs to be. Take advantage of the many perks that come with the Mosquito Hotend to unlock the full potential of your Pulse XE 3D Printer.
E3D Hardened Steel Nozzle
E3D Hardened Steel Nozzle
This wear-resistant hardened-steel nozzle is a great affordable option that prints them all. Filaments like PLA, ABS, NylonX, NylonG, and more are compatible with this type of nozzle material. This 0.40mm hardened-steel nozzle by E3D can handle abrasives like NylonX much better and longer than brass nozzles.
Olsson Ruby Nozzle
Olsson Ruby Nozzle
Whether you’re using PLA or NylonX, the wear-resistant Olsson Ruby Nozzle beautifully prints them all. This 0.40mm ruby-tipped beauty can handle endless amounts of abrasive NylonX, no problem. Ready to tackle any project you can imagine, you’ll see why this will be the only nozzle you will ever need.
LayerLock MagBase
When printing large parts, there is a huge advantage to having a build plate that can be removed and flexed to easily remove the print off of the bed. LayerLock MagBase 9” x 10” ensures part removal is super easy and saves you time and effort. Switch between different bed surfaces like BuildTak, Garolite, PEI, Polypropylene and more. This comes with the LayerLock MagBase and a spring steel build plate with a sheet of Garolite installed.

Technical Specifications - Refurbished Pulse XE:

The Refurbished Pulse XE 3D Printer is created specifically for printing NylonX, on top of standard filament, without easily wearing down. This is made possible thanks to the industry-leading components and features we install to ensure 3D printing success. Each of the components listed below is installed on all Pulse XE configurations and is thoroughly assembled and calibrated before you receive your refurbished Pulse XE.

BLTouch Probe
BLTouch Bed Leveling Probe
Enjoy a faster, flexible, and more efficient 3D printing process with a BLTouch Automatic Bed Leveling Probe, the most technologically advanced auto-calibration solution available. This sensor gathers accurate data by using a probe to physically touch the bed. Whether you want to use a magnetic bed system, a clipped on sheet of glass or a simple heated bed with tape, your Pulse XE 3D printer will be able to print on all of these surfaces easily thanks to this feature that arrives stock with every Pulse.
Heated Bed with Installed LayerLock Garolite Build Surface
24V Heated Bed with Installed LayerLock Garolite Build Surface
Print with a wide variety of materials on your Pulse XE 3D printer heated bed. The bed has a pre-installed LayerLock Garolite Build Surface, making it ideal to print on for a wide variety of materials from PLA to NylonX. It's attached to a 24V heated bed so the surface heats up quickly and consistently for reliable and consistent print results. Improve bed adhesion and further reduce the chances of warping with this convenient upgrade that comes stock with your Pulse XE.
Capricorn Tubing XS Tubing
Capricorn Tubing XS Tubing - Premium Bowden Tubing (1.75mm)
The Pulse XE delivers a smooth and reliable experience—right down to the bowden tube. Every Pulse 3D printer comes stock with Capricorn XS Tubing, the premium brand of PTFE Bowden Tubing carefully designed to succeed with FDM 3D printing. Engineered to adhere to stricter diameter tolerances and formulated with additional additives that increase lubricity, issues resulting from hysteresis are effectively eliminated so jams, clogs, and gaps in printing are avoided from a small, but vital, component of a 3D printer.
24V Power Supply
24V Power Supply and Spool Holder
The beautiful prints that the Pulse XE produces are not by chance or luck. Careful consideration has been invested in the design and parts of the Pulse XE. The 24V power supply—attached to the frame for stability—has the power to process any complex tasks so no missteps occur during a print job. Additionally, the spool holder intentionally extends from the power supply so there's a seamless path of filament to the extruder, further ensuring the FDM production process goes smoothly for fantastic results.
Robust and Stable i3 design
Robust and Reliable i3 Design
Based on the proven, open-source Prusa i3 frame design, the Pulse XE 3D printer’s design is robust and reliable at its core. Its current iteration has been improved to include an aluminum extrusion base that provides more rigidity—a new design with an even better robust and reliable printer base. Attached to the frame is a 24V power supply that provides additional sturdiness resulting in the beautiful clean prints you'll be producing with this machine. With the spool holder that attached to the power supply, filament flow is seamless so any chances of uneven extruded layer lines are reduced. The Pulse XE 3D printer is truly designed to give you the best results possible.
MatterControl 3D Printer Software Including Power Recovery
MatterControl is a free, open-source, all-in-one software package that lets you design, slice, organize, and manage your 3D prints. Developed in-house by MatterHackers, MatterControl is paired with printer settings ideal for the Pulse XE 3D printer. Increase your chances of printing success with helpful features such a power recovery, reloading filament mid-print, real-time modification of Z-offset, and more. Do more with your creativity, your time, and your Pulse XE using MatterControl.
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Technical Information

Build Volume 250 x 220 x 215 mm (10 x 9 x 8.5 in)
Machine Volume
(L x W x H)
590 x 555 x 625 mm (23.23 x 21.85 x 24.61 in)
These dimensions include the LCD screen and wires protruding from the machine. The X, Y, and Z movements do not go beyond these dimensions.
Speed Travel speed of up to 250 mm/s and a print speed as high as 60 mm/s
Resolution 20 microns (.02mm), and as large as 300 microns (.3 mm)
Layer Height 30 microns (.03mm) to 350 microns (.35 mm)
Filament Diameter Ø 1.75 mm
Max Heated Bed Temp Currently Set to 120°C
Print Surface

Heated Bed with installed LayerLock Garolite Build Surface

Power Recovery Yes - MatterControl will recover a printer power loss
Calibration Automatic Print Leveling - 25 point BLTouch sensor
Remote Control Monitor and control your Pulse XE 3D printer from your tablet or phone over networking using the integrated MatterControl Sync portal
Open Standards Pulse uses open standard technology, which means compatibility with open source tools and no artificial restrictions on the materials you can use.
Returns/Warranty comes with a 6 month warranty, lifetime support.
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