SPONSORED NEWS – Creality officially announces today the debut of the Ender-3 Neo series and HALOT-RAY resin printer, alongside other accessories in the mid-year product upgrade event. The industry-leading Creality Sonic Pad, a smart tablet offering a seamless Klipper firmware user experience, is also unveiled to be available later this year.
Creality, a global pioneer in 3D printing, officially launches three models of the Ender-3 Neo series and HALOT-RAY resin printer, along with other accessories in a live stream event. In the “Make it NEO-Creality Summer Upgrade” themed ceremony, Creality introduces tailor-made updates and significant improvements to the user experience for 3D printing enthusiasts.
Ender-3 Neo series
The Ender-3 Neo series carry durable full-metal Bowden extruders, offering great extrusion force and smooth feeding and retracting of filaments. They also integrate the CR-Touch automatic leveling system with Z-axis compensation functions, providing a hassle-free print bed leveling experience. Combining the Neo and the Ender-3 S1 series – Ender-3 S1, Ender-3 S1 Pro, and Ender-3 S1 Plus with full-metal Sprite direct extruders, the Ender lineup will be able to cover differentiated needs in all kinds of scenarios for 3D printing prosumers.
Ender-3 Neo, the updated version of Ender-3 Pro, integrates a silent mainboard reducing the noise during the printing process. The compact wavy-fin heat sink significantly increases the surface area, allowing rapid heat dissipation and avoiding throat tube clogging.
Ender-3 V2 Neo is the premium edition of Ender-3 V2. The 4.3-inch color knob screen is upgraded with a brand new UI design that offers model preview features, making it easier to visualize the prints. With the print speed up to 120mm/s, Ender-3 V2 Neo is the user-friendly printer of choice for 3D printing beginners.
Ender-3 Max Neo, the full-scale upgrade version of Ender-3 Max, has a sizeable build volume of 300x300x320mm. Dual Z-axis and motors guarantee ultra-stable printing with high print precision and quality. A 350W built-in power supply is incorporated into the machine, improving the operation stability and print quality. An optimized wavy-fin heat sink is installed on the printer, doubling the cooling effect of Ender-3 Max.
For engineers, designers, and small and medium enterprises, Creality is in the final preparation of launching Ender-5 S1, a flagship edition to the Ender series with premium features. It will have a Sprite direct extruder and remarkably high print speed.
Creality Sonic Pad
At present, 3D printing beginners who want to achieve superior print performance often trip up on the Klipper installation process. To completely address this issue, Creality will launch Creality Sonic Pad, a highly integrated touchscreen tablet based on Klipper firmware later this year.
Depending on the type of printer and filament used, Creality Sonic Pad will increase the print speed up to two to five times without the need to run the firmware on Sneakernet or SD cards. It will also incorporate automatic leveling and vibration compensation feature controls into the system, empowering your printer to achieve higher performance.
For Ender-3 V2, Ender-3 S1, and Ender-3 S1 Pro, Creality Sonic Pad can connect to the printer with one click on the screen. For the rest of the Creality FDM printers and even non-Creality machines, the connection is also straightforward by following the provided instructions.
The availability of Ender-5 S1 and Creality Sonic Pad will be announced later on Creality Official Website www.creality.com and Creality Official Store store.creality.com.
HALOT-RAY resin printer
After two years of continuous iterations, HALOT has incorporated the second generation of the self-developed Integral Light Source technology, which is installed on HALOT-RAY, the latest addition to the HALOT family.
Equipped with a 9.25-inch screen in 6k resolution, HALOT-RAY is the premium choice for printing large-size models with high accuracy in detail. HALOT OS, a smart software that synchronizes the printer with multiple devices of users, allows a seamless remote control experience.
The slicing software HALOT BOX enables users to edit and print models on a laptop with a Wi-Fi connection. HALOT BOX can also detect problems with the models and automatically repair them before slicing.
Creality Ecosystem – peripherals and accessories
Along with the printers, Creality also announces the new edition of CR-Laser Falcon, a professional and user-friendly laser engraver bringing more possibilities to artistic creations.
Equipped with a 10W laser module, it can cut through wood board up to 12mm with one pass and engrave on objects as hard as stainless steel. The focal spot of the laser is compressed to 0.06mm, enabling users to engrave finer pattern details. CR-Laser Falcon also offers online and offline modes and safety protection features, guaranteeing safe and convenient use.
Creality offers a variety of accessories for users to update their 3D printers, including Spider High-temp Hotend which supports temperatures up to 300℃. For printing materials, Creality launches a Better Filament Plan that consists of filaments with different materials and colors and high-fidelity model resins. For more information, please visit store.creality.com/collections/accessories and store.creality.com/collections/materials.
Creality also releases the latest version of 3D scanner software, CR studio 2.0, that supports free OTA online upgrade.
Creality Cloud, an integrated platform offering a one-stop solution for model downloads, cloud slicing, printer remote-control, and makers’ tools, has recently released its Designer Partnership Program to support 3D designers worldwide. Creality Cloud pays commissions to program partners and promotes their designs across the platform.
Creality Cloud recently also launched its Premium subscription campaign, offering extra features to levitate advanced users’ 3D printing experience. In celebration of the launch, newly registered users will be offered one month of Premium subscription and an exclusive 3D model bundle free of charge.
Price and availability
The newly launched products are available in the United States at store.creality.com at the following prices. Users in the European countries may also purchase at store.creality.com/de. Products are also available on Amazon and other affiliate stores. HALOT-RAY is currently for retail only and not available online.
|Model||Ender-3 Neo||Ender-3 V2 Neo||Ender-3 Max Neo||HALOT-RAY||CR-Laser Falcon 10W|
|Price||From $219||From $299||From 369||From 669 (retail only)||$519|
On September 1st, Creality will partner with a world’s leading manufacturer to launch the professional-grade fully-enclosed FDM printer Sermoon D3 at TCT Asia 2022 in Shenzhen. More information will be announced later on the Creality Official Website.