Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro, many improvements and a large build volume

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The launch of the new printer Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro comes with new features that improve by a considerable margin previous versions, let’s remember and remember the success of the X5S, which in turn was replaced by an improved version, the X5SA, which came to correct certain details of its predecessor that had problems with some other broken piece and the bed is hot.

However, there is no need to compare it to previous models to prove its worth, as it has enough to hold up well in the mid-range of 3D printers, such as excellent print quality, multi-filament compatibility, sensor automatic leveling and, more importantly, a suitable printing area for large projects (500 x 500 x 600mm).

Tronxy 3D X5SA-500 Pro Technical Specifications

TRONXY X5SA-500 PRO
Brand Tronxy
Model Tronxy 3D X5SA-500 Pro
Technology Fused deposition modeling
Year 2020
Assembly DIY
Mechanical arrangement Core XY
Filament diameter 1.75 mm
Print speed 20 – 150mm / s
Third party filament Yes
Filament Materials ABS, HIPS, PC, PLA, PVC, Wood, TPU
Printing area 500 x 500 x 600mm
Maximum nozzle temperature 260 ° C
Maximum heated bed temperature 90-100 ° C
Connectivity SD / USB card
Print recovery Yes
Structure dimensions 760 x 830 x 920mm
Weight 27Kg
Accessories included 3D printer, user manual

Layout of this 3D printer

Although apparently the Core XY frame of its series remains, it has undergone substantial changes, the much criticized acrylic supports have been replaced by metal pieces, with a few exceptions, which have endowed this new version with the robustness required by users.

Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro

However, the main change is very evident, and it is the size, we are talking about 760 x 830 x 920mm, an extremely considerable volume, which fortunately translates quite well into the actual construction area. As you might expect, this also implies a considerable weight, 27 kilograms to be exact.

After the robust design, the next improvement is in the print bed, in this case the Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro is removable; once the prints are finished, the printing plate, the pieces are removed without any inconvenience and the next step is continued.

Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro - Design

It should be noted that it has the same DIY kit as the X5SA Pro, but before praising us for the difficulty of this section when assembling it, we must take the following into account: today there are already several online forums where explains in a simple way and step by step the assembly of the printer, as it has been on the market for some time. As if that were not enough, the manufacturer has included an instruction manual so that the assembly does not become a problem, and if it does not work for you, then surely a video tutorial will.

To interact with the printer, we have a useful 3.5 inch color touch screen, from which we can start an offline print, adjust certain parameters and calibrate the leveling.

Print Features

If you look at the naked eye for differences between the printer Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro and the other models in its series, the first thing you will notice is that the new model has an impressive building volume of 500 x 500 x 600 mm, more than enough to cover a wide variety of projects.

Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro - 3D Printing

Automatic leveling sensor of the X5SA Pro is another posh addition to the list of improvements, and obviously the X5SA-500 Pro inherits that advantage. With the elimination of the manual bed-leveling process, the manufacturer has ended up scoring important points in ease of use.

Automatic leveling

The heated printing bed is an important virtue of this printer, since it allows printing with a heated printing plate, expanding the variety of materials in the design of parts.

A Titan extruder makes an appearance in this model, allowing flexible materials to be handled with ease, such as TPU. Likewise, it is equipped with a double z-axis motor and a high-quality industrial screw that ensure the stability of the printer.

Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro - TITAN Extruder

Another section in which the improvement is substantial is in the filament depletion detection capability. That is, when the printer in question runs out of filaments no job is lost, it automatically stops printing and allows the operator to refill the filament to continue from where the job was left.

Tronxy X5SA-500 Pro - Filament Detection

The print resume it is a safety feature that you cannot miss. In the event of an unforeseen power outage, it is not necessary to put your hands to the head, since this 3D printer is advanced enough to resume printing from where it left off.

Connectivity, software and other features

At the connectivity level there is not much to say, it has a single USB port and a single SD memory card slot. There is no wireless connectivity out of the box, but we are aware of the fact that there are methods to add some wireless control.

At the software level, it works with slicers most popular on the market, but the one recommended by the company is Tronxy Slicer. With that said, it supports the most common formats (STL, OBJ, DAE, AMF, G-code).

In another vein, if you are looking for a much more affordable alternative to Tronxy 3D X5SA-500 Pro, but with similar features (except for the build volume, of course), you may be interested in meeting the TRONXY XY-2 PRO.

Model exhibition

These are some of the results that can be achieved with the Tronxy 3D X5SA-500 Pro

Availability and price of the TRONXY X5SA-500 Pro


Those interested in Tronxy 3D X5SA-500 Pro can be purchased through the always reliable Amazon.com store, but you can also find him available on Gearbest for a competitive price. In addition, Geekbuying has it for sale and buy it from Banggood not a bad idea either. As a last alternative we can suggest AliExpress as long as there is no rush to receive the shipment

PROS:
  • Large build size
  • Automatic leveling sensor
  • Titan extruder
  • LCD screen
  • Relatively quiet

CONS:
  • DIY Kit needs assembled
  • Expensive

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Total score

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