Improve an ANET A8

In 2018 I bought an “ANET A8” 3D printer. I was very happy in building it myself with the help of a friend. The results were ok, but not perfect. Therefore I decided to print additional upgrades and improve the 3D printer.

Buy recommendations:

Both are Must-have improvements.

  • Glas panel: the original bed is too sticky. With this one, the printed models get loose by simply cooling down.
  • Mosfet for print bed: There are multiple reports that the motherboard is not designed carefully. I experienced as well, that the connection at the motherboard started to get brown. Therefore I highly recommend this to reduce fire risk.

Printed recommendations:

This list is longer, so I categorized them into four groups:




Not recommend