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Elegoo Saturn 2 – Compatible 8K resin and printing parameters

3D-printer manufacturer Elegoo has yet released another printer, the Elegoo Saturn 8K! Previously it announced various versions of the Saturn already. But with this new announcement its product offering is getting more difficult to compare. A few months ago Elegoo announced the Elegoo Saturn 2 also with 8K LCD screen and quite similar specifications. Read what the differences are between these two new printers in this article. Some of our partners have tested Liqcreate resin on the Elegoo Saturn 2 and shared the settings with us. Looking at the specifications and experience with previous Elegoo MSLA printers, we expect that all resins can run on this printer. If you have any questions for resins with no listed settings, feel free to reach out to us.


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Elegoo Saturn 2, 8K resin MSLA 3D-printer, 3D-printing settings & parameters

Resin Layer thickness Exposure time (seconds) Base layer count Base layer exposure Lift Height Lift speed / retract speed (mm/min) Rest time in every step (seconds)
Deep Blue 100 µm
50 µm 6,5 3 35 6,0 90 / 150 2,0
Stone Coal Black 100 µm
50 µm
Premium White 100 µm
preliminairy setting 50 µm 4,0 3 30 6,0 90 / 150 2,0
Premium Black 100 µm
50 µm
Premium Model 100 µm
50 µm 2,5 3 25 6,0 90 / 150 2,0
Premium Tough 100 µm
50 µm
Wax Castable 100 µm 6,5 2 30 6,0 60 / 90 2,0
50 µm
25 µm
Premium Flex 100 µm
50 µm
Clear Impact 100 µm
50 µm
Flexible-X 100 µm 16,0 2 60 10 60 / 90 2,0
50 µm
Tough-X 100 µm
50 µm 10,0 2 60 8,0 90 / 150 2,0
Elastomer-X 100 µm
50 µm 18,0 4 50 10 60 / 90 2,0
Hazard Glow 100 µm
Composite-X 100 µm 13,0 2 60 8 60/90 2,0
50 µm
Dental Model Pro Beige 100 µm
50 µm
Dental Model Pro Grey 100 µm

*all profiles used 6 transition layers, except otherwise noted.


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About the Elegoo Saturn 2, 8K resin MSLA 3D-printer.

The 10-inch 8K mono LCD screen is jointly developed by ELEGOO and INNOLUX, with a UHD resolution of 7680×4320 and a 380:1 high contrast ratio, you can print out highly-detailed prints with sharper edges and corners at micron-level accuracy, support printing layer thickness down to 0.01-0.2mm in a faster printing speed.

Elegoo saturn 2 8k MSLA resin 8Kresin resina saturn2 harz liqcreate dental jewelry miniatures tech tough flex elastomer rubber elastic flexible wax strong photopolymer

Image by 3DJake and Elegoo: The new Elegoo Saturn 2, 8K MSLA resin 3D-printer


Elegoo Saturn 2 8K vs Elegoo Saturn 8K.

You really have to look at the small letters and details to see the differences between these 3D-printers. To make it easier, we compiled a table below to compare the technical specifications. next to looks, there is one specification that is different between the Elegoo Saturn 2 8K and Elegoo Saturn 8K.

  Elegoo Saturn 8K Elegoo Saturn 2 8K
System EL3D-3.0.1 EL3D-3.0.1
LCD Screen pixels 7680*4320 pixels 7680*4320 pixels
Pixel size 28,5 micron 28,5 micron
Build size 123 x 218 x 250 mm 123 x 218 x 250 mm
Printing speed 30 – 70 mm/h 30 – 70 mm/h
LED’s 28 Matrix UV light source 48 LED’s with Fresnel lens
Wavelength 405 nm 405 nm

As you can see with the LED system used, the Elegoo Saturn 8K uses a matrix light source with 28 single LED’s. This technology is quite standard amongst the latest monochrome resin 3D-printers. With its new system the Elegoo Saturn 2 8K, the only differences that we can see are the looks of the machine and the new type of light source. this printer uses an arrey of 48 LED’s with fresnel lenses.


Elegoo Mars Saturn 2 (8K) resin 3D-printer specifications.

  • – 10″ 8K monochrome LCD
  • – 7680×4320 resolution
  • – Build volume 123 x 218 x 250 mm (W x L * H)
  • – Dual linear rails
  • – LCD protective film
  • – Third-Party Materials: Yes, 405nm resin

Contact us if you have any questions or when you need help with settings for the Elegoo Saturn 2 8K MSLA series or other resin based 3D-printers.


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