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Pulse 3D Printer - Custom Pre-Assembled

Introducing the Pulse 3D printer - an amazingly high-quality machine, customized to meet your 3D printing needs. Pulse is assembled, tested and guaranteed by the pros at MatterHackers in California.

Built on top of the proven, open source Prusa i3 design, the Pulse is custom assembled to your specifications with the latest and greatest high quality components pre-installed for the best possible experience out of the box.

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Completely Customizable to fit your 3D printing needs.
Tested & Guaranteed
Your custom-made Pulse 3D printer is carefully constructed and passionately tested by the pros at MatterHackers to guarantee a successful 3D printing experience.
Enhance your Pulse 3D printer with a variety of upgrades to match your individual 3D printing preferences.
Streamlined Experience
Your Pulse printer arrives with fully pre-configured software and settings specific to your upgrades and loaded into your MatterControl account.
Highest Level Tech
Your Pulse arrives stock with BuildTak applied to the heated bed and BLTouch Probe Auto-leveling - the most technologically advanced auto-calibration solution available.

About Pulse

The Pulse is a high quality, fully customizable 3D printer based on the Prusa i3, designed to meet the needs of any maker. For professional use, inside the classroom, or even on your workbench at home, you can personalize your Pulse with a variety of upgrades to make your 3D printing experience unique. Your Pulse is hand-built by MatterHackers’ pros using precision machined components, then thoroughly tested to guarantee successful 3D printing. Your Pulse arrives fully pre-configured with software and settings specific to your selected upgrades, streamlining the experience so you can start creating faster and more efficiently.

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Standard Pulse 3D Printer: $799 Delivered

The stock Pulse, with no added upgrades, is a fantastic option for beginners or those who plan on printing mainly with PLA and PLA hybrid filaments. With the stock Pulse, you can print using PLA, PETG, Nylon, ABS, and much more. The machine design is based on the popular Prusa i3, the communities most popular design, known for its sturdy build and reliable printing. Every Pulse comes standard with automatic bed leveling and a heated print bed, with other powerful upgrades available.

quality and results

Pulse components are precision machined, and each portion of the experience finely honed so that you can achieve the best 3D printing results possible.

World-class reliability

Tackle any print job with confidence - Pulse has been designed and tested to deliver consistent, high-quality results without any fuss. It’s the high-performance, low-maintenance 3D printer you’ve been dreaming about.

Incredible value

When you customize a Pulse printer, you pay only for the features and components you need, which means more bang for your buck. The base printer is of great value, including a heated print bed and automatic bed leveling - features available elsewhere as paid upgrades. As you add industry leading components from manufacturers like E3D and Bondtech - we share savings with you because we are able to purchase in large quantities.

Stealth-mode enabled

Sound dampers have been added to each motors on the Pulse 3D Printer, and the difference is amazing. Movements are incredibly quiet, making Pulse one of the quietest 3D printers on the market - not to mention, a more agreeable desktop companion.

Simple setup, seamless workflow

Go from unboxing to 3D printing success in minutes. Every Pulse 3D Printer comes pre-configured with MatterControl, an intuitive application that simplifies the 3D printing experience.

Printer Customization Service

Each Pulse 3D printer is assembled, on-demand, to your specifications, then tested and tuned by expert technicians to ensure optimized 3D printing performance. Choose from the best components available on the market to create a machine of your own. Once you’ve selected your options you can rest easy, knowing that the 3D printer you are about to receive is ready and able to turn your ideas into reality. The Pulse printer is the first machine to become a part of the MatterHackers printer customization service.

Available Upgrades:

Every upgrade available for the Pulse 3D printer has been comprehensively tested by MatterHackers, and are the highest quality parts available. Each upgrade allows you to broaden your 3D printing capabilities, like expanding the variety of materials you can use or a fine-tuned interface.

Orbit Auto-calibration Sensor
BLTouch Auto-calibration Sensor Free (included)
Your Pulse arrives stock with a BLTouch Probe Auto-leveling system - the most technologically advanced auto-calibration solution available. Enjoy this included feature to make your 3D printing process faster and more efficient.
Heated Bed with installed BuildTak (included)
Heated Bed with installed BuildTak Free (included)
Print with a wide variety of materials on your Pulse 3D printer's heated bed. The bed has a pre-installed sheet of BuildTak, making it incredibly easy to remove completed prints.
Olsson Ruby Nozzle
Olsson Ruby Nozzle +$90
The Olsson Ruby is the ultimate 3D printer nozzle, capable of printing beautiful PLA parts but also strong enough to handle endless amounts of harsh abrasives like NylonX. The Ruby was designed to be the only nozzle you will ever need, and with this upgrade your Pulse will arrive day one with this 0.40mm ruby-tipped beauty ready to tackle any project you can imagine.
Bondtech Extruder with E3D V6 HotEnd and Hardened Steel Nozzle +$245
Enhance your Pulse 3D printer with a variety of upgrades to match your individual 3D printing preferences.
LCD Screen
LCD Screen +$50
Your Pulse printer arrives with fully pre-configured software and settings specific to your upgrades and loaded into your MatterControl account.
LCD Screen
Filament Runout Sensor+$95
Receive a text message the moment you run out of filament by adding the Filament Runout Sensor. This will allow you to reload filament and seamlessly continue printing. While a print is in progress, the Sensor is constantly monitoring filament to ensure successful printing. This add-on must be paired with the Bondtech Extruder. 

Whats in the box?

  • Pulse Custom Assembled 3D Printer
  • Spool of MatterHackers PRO Series Filament
  • Power Supply
  • Power Cable
  • Rubber Feet
  • Bowden Tube
  • Quick Start Guide

MatterHackers Success Guarantee

Try your Pulse 3D printer risk-free today - we’re sure you’ll be fully satisfied with your Pulse and we take pride in matching you with the best 3D printer for your needs and ensuring your success. If the assembled Pulse is not the right fit, you may exchange it for a different model at MatterHackers within 30 days with no restocking fee. Your success is our guarantee!

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Technical Information

Build Volume 250 x 220 x 215 mm (10 x 8.5 x 8.5 in.)
Speed travel speed of up to 250 mm/s and a print speed as high as 60 mm/s
Resolution 20 microns (.02mm)
Layer Height 30 microns (.03mm) to 350 microns (.35 mm)
Filament Diameter Ø 1.75 mm

SeeMeCNC EZR Struder

Bondetch QR Extruder (Upgrade)


E3D v6 Extra Nozzle - 1.75mm x 0.40mm (Brass)

Hardened Steel Nozzle 0.40mm (w/ Bondtech upgrade)

Olsson Ruby Nozzle 0.4mm (w/ Olsson Ruby Nozzle upgrade)

Max. Temp

E3D Lite6 245°C

E3D V6 (Upgrade) >400°C.

Print Surface

Heated Bed with installed BuildTak

BuildTak Flexplate and Garolite available as upgrades

Filament Sensor Yes - monitoring filament to ensure successful printing
Power Recovery Yes - MatterControl will recover a printer power loss
Calibration Automatic Print Leveling - 9 point Orbit touch sensor
Remote Control Monitor and control your Pulse 3D printer from your tablet or phone over Wifi using the integrated MatterControl Sync portal.
Open Standards Pulse uses open standard technology, which means compatibility with open source tools and no artificial restrictions around the materials you can use.
Returns/Warranty MatterHackers Success Guarantee, 1 year repair-or-replace warranty, lifetime support.

Software Compatibility Note: MatterControl has a known issue that prevents it from running on macOS High Sierra. For this reason, Pulse is not recommended if you are running High Sierra. We are working to resolve this issue asap.

Why buy from MatterHackers?

At MatterHackers we pride ourselves on offering friendly service, advice, and support. Our prices are always the lowest in the industry when you factor in our free shipping for every item on the MatterHackers site (including 3D printers). Most of all, our staff is attentive and knowledgeable. They have been 3D printing for several years now and are happy to answer your 3D printing questions. Have a question about the amazing capabilities of your new Pulse 3D printer? No problem. Feel free to give us a call.

In short, the MatterHackers Pros are here to partner with you through every step of your 3D printing journey. Additionally, we have all of the 3D PrintersFilament, and Accessories that you could ever need to design anything you can imagine.