Whoever said that ‘size does not matter’ had obviously never seen the Anycubic Chiron and its jaw-dropping dimensions. The Anycubic Chiron printer basically measures a commanding 25.5” W x 24” D x 28.3” H (or 0.65m wide, 0.61m deep, and 0.72m tall). So before you buy one, be sure to check and see if you have enough room on your desk or basement workbench if you want to store or work with this massive hulk of a machine. The Anycubic Chiron has a total actual build volume that measures an absolutely astounding 15.6” W x 15.6” D x 17.7” H (0.4m W x 0.4m D x 0.45m H). There are very few 3D printers that can print out objects requiring such a large build volume. Let us check out this machine in this detailed Anycubic Chiron Review. When we first started this Anycubic Chiron review we found out that the device is too massive to be shipped completely assembled. This is why Anycubic dispatches their Chiron 3D printers in a partially unassembled state.
Assembly is rather easy, though. You’d simply have to mount the frame to the unit’s base and connect the wiring and cabling of the machine. Expect to spend 20-30 minutes on initial assembly.
Far easier than your typical Ikea chair. Anycubic also made assemby a little easier by putting all ports and connections on the same right-hand side of the machine.
Apart from the printer, the whole package also contains the following items:.
A removable sensor for extra fine calibration.
PLA filament spool. A spare hot end.
A comprehensive toolkit for assembly of the printer.
Detailed instruction manual. SD card along with its card reader Gloves.
The engineers at Anycubic HQ have drawn their inspiration from the frame style popularized by Creality’s immensely popular CR-10 3D printer model.
They took the basic outline and improved upon it to create the Chiron.
Overall, the general appearance as well as the cabling of the Anycubic Chiron 3D printer is neat, clean, and tidy.
The drag chain houses its thermistor along with its temperature probe.
The multiple fans keep the machine cool and its leveling probe cables tend to keep everything well organized.
The PTFE filament guide tube is the only projection that protrudes directly from the machine’s hot end.
Keeping the minimalist design in mind, the mainboard, power supply, along with other important electronic components have been stowed inside the base of the Anycubic Chiron.
The SD card reader, USB port, and all power and cable connections have been placed on the same side for ease of use, too.
After years of working in the small to medium-sized market, the good people at Anycubic HQ decided to play with the big boys.
Anycubic’s stab at the major leagues took the shape of the large format desktop 3D printer they named the ‘Chiron’.
The huge printing frame consists of solid black and yellow accents that are pleasing to the eye.
Compared with many of the other popular 3D printers this thing is at least 2 to 3 times the normal size of other printers in its price range.
This machine may be large, but it is certainly not very expensive and clocks in at under $400 or so (depending on retailer to retailer).
This is a big and bombastic looking 3D printer and it has been appropriately named on a mythological Greek centaur.
On paper, the Anycubic Chiron certainly has the mojo to take on other large printers that are way beyond its price class.
A Titan-like Anycubic Chiron duel extruder set up has been paired to Anycubic’s E3D V6-like hotend.
The former has a constrained filament path that effectively takes care of most over and under extrusion issues and thus effectively ensures a hassle and frustration-free 3D printing experience.
3D printing basically takes place on a truly huge sheet of Anycubic’s proprietary Ultrabase Pro heated bed.
This bed is much bigger and better than the plain vanilla Ultrabase present on the Anycubic i3 Mega.
The Ultrabase Pro on the Chiron printer is much larger and also contains some decorative patterns.
Unlike many other manufacturers, Anycubic delivers all of its 3D printers with a complete set of documents.