Mp Cadet 3D Printer

SKU: MNP-40108
Unit Price
US$ 308.77
US$ 308.77
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Removable build plate
Supported microsd card formatting
FAT32, 4096 bytes per sector
Maximum microsd card capacity
Supported inputs
microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi®, WLAN, USB
Supported model file types
.STL, .OBJ, .gcode
Leveling method
Printing accuracy
0.1 ‑ 0.4 mm
Maximum nozzle temperature
Printing technology
Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
Build volume
3.9" x 4.1" x 3.9" (100 x 105 x 100 mm)
Supported filament types
Supported slicing software
WiiBuilder, Cura
Manual leveling
Filament sensor
40‑200 microns
Heated built plate
Maximum build plate temperature
Maximum extruder temperature
Print speed
up to 170 mm/sec
Hotend setup
Nozzle diameter
Filament diameter
Build area
ø110 x 120 mm
220 ~ 240°C
210 ~ 230°C
210 ~ 230°C
180 ~ 200°C
Color touchscreen, microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi®
Rapid Launch Guide
Benutzerhandbuch (Deutsche)
Manual del Usuario (Español)
Manuel de l'Utilisateur (Français)
Manuale Utente (Italiano)

The First Mission to Discovery is here with the Monoprice™ MP Cadet™ 3D Printer. MP Cadet by Monoprice is the perfect 3D printer for beginners just starting their journey to experienced users looking for a desktop‑friendly counterpart. The MP Cadet is the world's easiest to use 3D printer. It ships fully assembled and is ready to start printing within 30 seconds of taking it out of the box. Wireless printing with the built‑in Wi‑Fi® is a snap, simply connect the 3D printer to the free mobile app and you'll be ready to go. The fully automatic leveling system takes the frustration out of manual leveling, making it easier to start a print the first time and eliminating the need for constant tinkering.

3D PRINTERS BASIC "HOW TO" QUESTIONS What is a Bowden tube connector?

The Bowden tube connector is typically a small piece that looks similar to a valve. It allows filament to feed directly into the extruder motor, which pushes filament through the heated nozzle. It is also common to refer to this part as a Bowden Coupler or Pneumatic Push Connector, as well as other names.

  • Most connectors have a circular tab on the top of the piece, which is what keeps the PTFE tube inserted into place. Press down on this circular tab to either remove or insert the PTFE tube. Once the PTFE tube is in place, release the circular tab to secure it in place.
  • Always press down on the circular tab before attempting to remove the PTFE tube to prevent damage to the Bowden connector.
What types of filament should I use?

While you can use any type of filament you want, we suggest that beginners should start with PLA or PLA+ filament. This allows you to become acquainted with your new printer and get a better understanding of how it works. The table below lists the most common types of filament with use‑case suggestions and suggested temperatures.

PLA/PLA+ 180 ~ 200°C 40 ~ 50°C Models, low‑wear toys, prototyping
ABS 210 ~ 230°C 50 ~ 60°C Phone cases, average‑wear toys, tool handles
TPU/TPE/TPC 210 ~ 230°C 30 ~ 50°C Flexible objects, wearables, PPE components
PETG 220 ~ 240°C 50 ~ 60°C Mechanical parts, PPE components, high‑wear pieces
How do I maintain my printer?

As with most mechanical objects, your 3D printer needs periodic maintenance to keep it operating at peak performance. Following are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind.

  • Always remove filament completely when you have finished printing for the day. Allowing the filament to cool in the nozzle can cause clogging and further complications.
  • To clear a clog, preheat the nozzle to 220°C, then manually push the inserted filament with more force than the printer's extruder motor is capable of exerting.
  • Always double‑check the level of your print bed. Printers with Auto‑Leveling may need the offset adjusted. This will be a unique value for every printer. The space between the nozzle and the print bed should be 0.1mm, which is the thickness of a sheet of standard printer paper.
Food safety and 3D printing

Many people want to create objects for use with food or drink with their 3D printers, such as decorative plates, molds, cups, or cookie cutters. While this is indeed possible, there are several things to keep in mind.

  • Always ensure that the filament you intend to use is food safe. This should be indicated on the product page or on the packaging. Some brands have specific types of filament that are FDA approved.
  • FFF printing is the process of melting and extruding thermoplastics into thin layers to build a model. Printing at the lowest layer height may help prevent ridges. Truly food safe objects should have a perfectly smooth surface.
  • Most standard thermoplastics will react to the high temperatures used with standard dish washing. It is best to use lukewarm water and an antibacterial soap. This reduces the risk of damaging the print and removes any surface bacteria.
  • Brass nozzles are a standard part for many 3D printers. However, these may contain trace amounts of lead. Using a stainless steel to print objects for use with food or drink will eliminate any risk of lead contamination.

A more in-depth explanation of 3D printer filaments.

Build Area ø110 x 120 mm 100 x 105 x 100 mm 120 x 120 x 120 mm 200 x 200 x 180 mm 300 x 300 x 400 mm 150 x 150 x 150 mm
Resolution 40‑200 microns 50‑200 microns 100‑300 microns 50‑300 microns 50‑300 microns 100‑400 microns
Filament Diameter 1.75mm 1.75mm 1.75mm 1.75mm 1.75mm 1.75mm
Nozzle Diameter 0.4mm 0.4mm 0.4mm 0.4mm 0.4mm 0.4mm
Hotend Setup Bowden Bowden Bowden Bowden Bowden Bowden
Print Speed up to 170 mm/sec up to 150 mm/sec up to 55 mm/sec up to 100 mm/sec up to 100 mm/sec up to 100 mm/sec
Maximum Extruder Temperature 260°C 250°C 250°C 280°C 280°C 240°C
Maximum Build Plate Temperature 60°C 50°C 60°C 110°C 110°C 100°C
Heated Built Plate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Removable Build Plate No No No Yes Yes Yes
Filament Sensor No No No Yes Yes Yes
Calibration Manual leveling Automatic leveling Manual leveling Assisted leveling Assisted leveling Assisted leveling
Connectivity Color touchscreen, microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi® LCD screen, USB, microSD™ card Color touchscreen, Micro USB, microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi® Touchscreen, Micro USB, microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi® Touchscreen, Micro USB, microSD™ card, Wi‑Fi® Color touchscreen, USB drive, Wi‑Fi®
Supported Slicing Software Cura and many other open source slicers WiiBuilder, Cura Cura, Repetier‑Host Cura, Repetier‑Host, KISSlicer Cura, Repetier‑Host, KISSlicer MP Flashprint, Slic3r, Skeinforge, Cura

1 Year 3D Printer Repair Warranty

MonoD printers offer a 30 day money back guarantee. After 30 days, Monoprice stands behind their products by offering a 1 year repair warranty for any manufacture defects on our printers.

Please note, our warranty does not apply to any defects resulting from negligence, misuse, any modifications or enhancements to the product. Any of these will result in a voided warranty, as a result, Monoprice will no longer offer support and/or returns for these items.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Monoprice™ stands behind every product we sell with a 30 day money back guarantee! If the product you purchase does not satisfy your needs, send it back for a full refund.

Quality at a Fair Price

Monoprice's rugged design and rigid quality control standards deliver high quality products at fair prices.

Hassle Free Packaging

Monoprice exists to bring simplicity, fairness, and confidence to technology choices. This product features recyclable packaging that is simple to open, cost effective, with minimal waste, and fully protective as it travels to you.

Service and Support

You're never on your own with Monoprice products! We have a full team of friendly and knowledgeable technicians available to answer your questions, both before and after the sale. Contact our technical support team for questions about our products, troubleshooting, or even suggestions for products to fit your particular needs. Not to be outdone, our friendly and helpful customer service team is here to make your ordering, delivery, and any possible returns a quick and painless operation, from start to finish!

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Warning: Operation of this product with filaments that include a styrene monomer (ABS / HIPS / PC‑ABS) can expose you and other in the same room to styrene, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to ALWAYS OPERATE THIS PRODUCT IN A WELL‑VENTILATED AREA
Shipping specs
6.60 lbs
8.5" x 7.9" x 10.6"
Shipping from
This product is shipped from our supplier's warehouse in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, United States
Our guarantee
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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