Orthus™ Filament Monitor

Precision.
Sensibility.
Compatibility.

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Detect both filament runout and jam

Orthus™ is a smart and ultra-precise filament runout and jam sensor. As soon as there’s a lack of filaments in your spool or if there’s a jam in your extruder or hotend, Orthus™ will engage a pause routine on your printer.

Only CA$ 125

High Precision Filament Monitor

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Clear Movement Indicator

As long as there is movement, Orthus™ will clearly indicate the state with a blinking led.

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Variable sensitivity

You can manually adjust the sensitivity. The physical switch let you choose between a resolution of 9µm, 148µm or 1,229mm, more than enough for any type of filament.

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Uncontested Precision

Orthus™ is one of the most precise filament sensors on the market. With a standard resolution of 9µm, it can provide detection and pause your print almost instantly.

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Easy Installation

Orthus™ is really easy to install in your own 3d printing environment. Simply mount the sensor between your filament spool and your extruder using the provided screws.

Automatically pause your print

The sensor interact with your 3d printer controller so it can automatically pause your print when Orthus™ send a false signal to your printer.

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Compatible with 1.75mm or 2.85mm filament

Orthus™ is available for either 1.75mm diameter or for 2.85mm diameter filaments.

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Simple Configuration

Follow our well-guided documentation and learn how easy it is to configure your Orthus™. In just a few lines of code, you’ll be able to use your new filament detector.

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Ultra Durable

Orthus™ is made of metal and the front plate is a hard acrylic sheet. No printed parts are used in the assembly.

Detect any plastics

The Orthus™ is able to detect every single type of plastic filament currently sold on the market

  • PLA
  • ABS
  • TPE
  • TPU
  • PVA
  • HIPS
  • PC
  • PET
  • PETG
  • NYLON
  • PEEK
  • PEI
  • Metal Powder Filled
  • Wood Filled
  • Carbon Fiber Filled

Technical Information

 

 

Parameter

 

Min Typical

 

Max

 

 

Units

 

Input Voltage   3.3     5  5.5 V
Input Current    40 mA
Input Power   200 mW
Output Sensitivity 0.803   6.42 103 mm/Pulse
Clearance Threads    M3
Operating Temperature    0     21  45 °C