Sonic Mini 8K: Unboxing

Written by Chanda Lalwani

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Posted on February 11 2022

With a printing area of 7.1” and a 22μm XY resolution, the Sonic Mini 8K surpasses all consumer electronics on the market. You can use it to print all sorts of extremely intricate miniatures, busts, and more!

In this article, we will guide you through the steps of unboxing your Sonic Mini 8K. In the next article, we'll introduce you to all the components and tools included in the package.

  • Unpacking: Straight Out of the Box 
  • What’s in the Toolbox? 

    Unpacking: Straight Out of the Box

    This box contains 1 Sonic Mini 8K, wrapped in plastic foil, with cushions to protect the LCD 3D printer. The Sonic Mini 8K toolbox is placed inside the LCD 3D printer. To unpack:

    Step 1: Open the box.



    Step 2: Take the 3D printer out of the box. Place the 3D printer on a flat and stable surface.

    Step 3: Remove the plastic foil from the printer.

     



    Step 4: Remove the plastic case. Then remove the toolbox and the inner cushion.

    Step 5: Please make sure to peel off the protective film on the LCD screen before printing with the Sonic Mini 8K.


    What’s in the Toolbox?

    Phrozen Sonic Mini 8K Toolbox

    The toolbox contains essential tools for setting up the Sonic Mini 8K as well as tools to maintain your device after you’ve finished printing.

    *Important: Double-check to see whether everything is included in your toolbox. Make sure to understand how each tool is used before proceeding onto the next step.

    User Manual
    The user manual contains essential information for users to set up their Sonic Mini 8K. This includes the introduction of functions and capabilities of the device, keynotes before printing, and a step-by-step tutorial for setting up the LCD 3D printer.

    After-Sales Service & Warranty Certificate
    Please view our Warranty Certificate to find your 3D printer’s serial number, in case the 3D printer (or parts of the 3D printer) are found to be damaged or not functioning properly. We also provide you with a QR code to our 3D printing tutorials and Phrozen’s Warranty Policy.

    Gloves
    Please avoid direct contact with resin. This includes any part of your body or clothing. We suggest wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as masks, goggles, and gloves while printing and using resin.

    Scraper Set
    The metal scraper is used for removing models from the building plate after printing. The plastic scraper is for cleaning the resin vat after printing or removing cured resin that is stuck on the FEP film or LCD screen.

    *Important: DO NOT use the metal scraper to remove cured resin stuck on the FEP film.

    Adapter
    To start your device, you will need to connect the adapter to your Sonic Mini 8K.

    Allen Wrench
    The Allen wrench included in the toolbox is intended for unscrewing and tightening the building plate while performing the Z-axis Calibration test.

    Plastic Funnel
    The plastic funnel is used for filtering out the excess resin after printing. Simply place the plastic funnel on top of the resin bottle cap, then pour the resin back into the bottle.

    USB
    Sonic Mini 8K only supports USB drive file transfer. The USB is used to store your 3D printing file. Plug it into your LCD 3D printer and you’re good to go.

    Click here to learn about the hardware and components of your Sonic Mini 8K.

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