What parts do I need to upgrade a Prusa 3D printer with a Mosquito™ Hotend?
The Mosquito™ can work with the stock heater, thermistor, and fan that already come on your Prusa 3D printer. Therefore, to upgrade to a Mosquito™, all you would need is the hotend itself, some Boron Nitride thermal paste to properly seat the heater and thermistor, and a printable adapter to mount the hotend. You can find the correct adapter for your Prusa on our adapter page.
Prusa Mini Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions
Prusa Mini Upgrade Kit Installation Instructions What You Need Prusa Mini Upgrade Kit - Copperhead® Copperhead Hot Block Copperhead Heat Break - P Mini Copperhead Silicone Boot Bridgemaster® Nozzle - 0.4 mm Capricorn Premium PTFE Tube Boron Nitride ...
Do I need a cooling fan with the Mosquito?
The Mosquito™ hotend can function without active cooling (a fan) under certain conditions, but it is advisable to use a fan when printing with PLA and other lower temperature plastics (PETG, ABS, etc). The cooling fan can be positioned on either side ...
Will I lose any functionality switching to a Mosquito™ Hotend?
Not at all! But you will gain functionality in the One-Handed Nozzle Change™ and the long-term durability of the Mosquito™ Hotend.
Is there an adapter yet for my 3D printer?
A list of community designed adapters is available on our site. If you can't find what you need on that site, there are many other community-designed models available on Thingiverse that may meet your needs or be adaptable. You can also submit a ...
Mosquito Magnum+® Dual Heater Configuration for RepRapFirmware 3.0+
The first method of configuring a dual heater Mosquito Magnum+® is using a single logical heater with two physical outputs. The second method involves using two heaters in parallel, acting as a single heater with double the power. The third ...