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.
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 ...
Mosquito® vs. Mosquito® Magnum, which one should I get?
The Mosquito® Magnum has the same high temperature performance, small form factor, and light weight as the standard Mosquito® Hotend, but offers a much higher volumetric flow rate of melted plastic. If you routinely print with nozzle sizes of 0.6 mm ...
What are the max flow rates for the Mosquito®/Mosquito® Magnum?
Volumetric flow rates are somewhat variable, depending on your 3D printer, filament material, nozzle size, extruder type, slicer settings, model being printed, etc. With optimized settings, the Mosquito® can reach approximately 35 mm3/sec, while the ...
After upgrading to a Mosquito™ Hotend, are there any firmware tweaks needed?
We recommend performing a PID tune after making any changes to the hotend setup on your 3D printer, including changing sensors, heaters, hotends, or adding thermal paste. If you are also upgrading to our Thermistor, you will need to update the ...
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 ...