NOTICE: All information below pertains to the Silhouette Alta and Silhouette Alta Plus models.

The Silhouette Alta® is an easy-to-use 3D printer. 

The Alta is perfect for beginners and experts alike. It can create models out of PLA filament (1.75 mm), and is great for building a variety of customized 3D models.

The Alta 3D printer comes preassembled, precalibrated, and ready to plug and play right out of the box. That means you can start printing unique 3D objects right away.

The Alta has a footprint of about 10 inches round and stands at about 19 inches in height. With a top-loading filament spool, it is an ideal 3D printer for limited workspace needs.

Printing Specifications:

The Alta 3D printer provides the following print specifications: 

  • Maximum Printing Speed: 80 mm/second
  • Maximum printing Area: 124 mm in diameter | 130 mm tall (about 5 inches around | 5 inches tall
  • Layer Height: Ranges from 0.05 mm to 0.5 mm 

Silhouette 3D™ Software

Create custom 3D model designs using the Silhouette 3D™ software program included with the Silhouette Alta 3D printer. 

With Silhouette 3D, you can do the following:

  • Create your own model from scratch
  • Convert Silhouette Design Store designs into 3D models
  • Import images from Silhouette Studio to convert them into 3D models
  • Open and use common 3D model files
  • Manipulate existing models with easy-to-use editing tools

3D Model Content

Silhouette offers 25 free models (3D designs) with machine registration of the Alta 3D printer. Once the machine is registered, these models are automatically added to your Silhouette 3D software library under the 'Free with Machine' folder. 

Silhouette also offers a variety of 3D designs for purchase in the Silhouette Design Store.

The Silhouette 3D software can also import STL and OBJ file types. 

Alta Filament

The Silhouette Alta is compatible with 1.75 mm PLA filament. 

It is not compatible with any other types of filament, such as ABS, PETG, PVA, or others.

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