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Printing Details

This 3D Miniature consists of files in StereoLithography (.Stl) format that have been optimized for 3D printing.

Before printing the files, we strongly recommend reading the PRINTING DETAILS section.

Version 1 and Version 2 are the files for Darth Vader 3D Miniature optimized for 3D printing, the preview pictures of which you see above.

It is recommended:

  • to print Version 1 STL files on FDM/FFF 3D printers;
  • to print Version 2 STL files on DLP/SLA/SLS 3D printers.
File Name File Size Time / Filament
1_head (repaired).stl
7.97 MiB 3 h 27 min
2 m
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2_Ge_lock_7S (x7) (repair ed).stl
0.02 MiB 4 min
<1 m
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3_body (repaired).stl
9.88 MiB 7 h 48 min
4 m
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5_GE_Connector_A_A (x2) ( repaired).stl
0.03 MiB 7 min
<1 m
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9_lightsaber_1 (repaired) .stl
0.29 MiB 14 min
<1 m
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10_lightsaber_2 (repaired ).stl
0.30 MiB 40 min
<1 m
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11_belt (repaired).stl
13.97 MiB 7 h 35 min
4 m
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12_Ge_lock_10S (repaired) .stl
0.03 MiB 6 min
<1 m
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13_legs (repaired).stl
9.51 MiB 7 h 46 min
4 m
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14_foot_R (repaired).stl
3.67 MiB 2 h 43 min
2 m
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15_foot_L (repaired).stl
4.57 MiB 2 h 48 min
2 m
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16_platform (repaired).st l
10.25 MiB 39 h 60 min
24 m
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17_cloak (repaired).stl
17.75 MiB 12 h 49 min
9 m
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18_cloak_2.stl
12.64 MiB 28 h 58 min
23 m
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4_hand_L (repaired).stl
7.00 MiB 47 min
<1 m
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6_arm_L (repaired).stl
2.47 MiB 1 h 43 min
1 m
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7_hand_R (repaired).stl
3.84 MiB 39 min
<1 m
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8_arm_R (repaired).stl
5.97 MiB 1 h 52 min
1 m
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HISTORY OF THE DARTH VADER

"You were the Chosen One!" They foretold that you would destroy the Sith, but not join them! Restore the balance of the Force, but not cast it into darkness! "

                                                                                        -Obi-Wan Kenobi           

Anakin Skywalker is the legendary Force-sensitive person who served the Galactic Republic as a Jedi Knight later serving the Galactic He was the father of Grand Master Luke Skywalker of the Jedi Knight Leah Organa Solo and the grandfather of Ben Skywalker. Although, being an adult, Anakin became a key figure in the Galaxy despite a low origin. The first years of his life he spent on Tatooine along with his mother as a slave. Later, Skywalker met Padme Amidala - Queen of Naboo, who after some time become his wife. Freedom from slavery, he takes from the win on the race and after parting with his mother flew from Tatooine along with the knight Qui-Gon. On Naboo, despite his young age, he ventured to take part in the battle against the Trade Federation, which was crowned with success. Shortly thereafter, he joined the Jedi Order by becoming the Padawan of Obi-Wan Kenobi. The Jedi believed that Anakin was the Chosen One who, according to the Jedi prophecy, had to restore the balance of Power by destroying the Sith. However, the council did not want to teach him at first because Master Yoda felt danger in him but Knight Obi-Wan persuaded the masters to take Anakin despite the age unsuitable for his studies and his fear for the mother that could lead to the dark side.              

ABOUT THIS 3D MINIATURE

The model is saved in STL files, a format supported by most 3D printers

FDM version features:

- Contain 17 parts.

- Made with locks and connectors. One part of Lock (2_Ge_lock_7S (x7)) you need to print 7 times. One part of Connector (5_GE_Connector_A_A (x2)) you need to print twice;

- Made with platform.

- Contain 2 variant of lightsaber. Removable cloak and skirt which you can print with flexible materials;
- All parts are divided in such way that you will print them with the smallest amount of supports.

SLS/SLA version features:

- Same as FDM but smaller and made as 1 part.

All STL files for 3D printing have been checked in Netfabb and no errors were shown.

Note: Before starting 3D printing the model, read the Printing Details for CURA 3.1.0. Software.

There are 17 parts for FFF/FDM version and 1 part for SLS/SLA version.

All parts of connectors you need to print with 100% infill.

Scale: His tall in life is 2030 mm. Model made as 1/8 scale in FDM version and 1/16 in SLS/SLA version.

FDM version dimensions:

After being printed will stand - 277 mm tall, 185 mm wide, 216 mm deep;

SLS/SLA version dimensions:

After being printed will stand - 138 mm tall, 93 mm wide, 108 mm deep;

- Has only 1 detail, to keep printing costs down.

WHAT WILL YOU GET AFTER PURCHASE?

- STL files of Darth Vader for 3D printing which consist of 18 parts;
- 2 versions of files for this model for FFF/FDM and SLS/SLA;
- Made with platform;
- Contain 2 variants of lightsaber. Removable cloak and skirt that you can print with flexible materials;
- Made with locks and connectors for better fixing in FDM version;
- High-poly detailed miniature of Darth Vader;
- Detailed settings that we provide for Cura 3.1.0. for the best print;
- Full technical support from the Gambody Support Team.

Watch the tutorial video on how to assemble Darth Vader 3D Printing Miniature at Gambody YouTube channel.

You can get Model of Darth Vader for 3D Printing right now! Just click the green Buy button in the top-right corner of the model’s page. You can pay with PayPal or your credit card.

Also, you may like other Space War 3D Miniatures as well as 3D Miniatures of Villains.

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On 26.02.2018 the new cloak was added for the Darth Vader 3D Printing Miniature. The STL file is already available for purchase and download in “Source files” tab for Version 1. You can find it at the end of the list. 

Here is the name of this file:

  • 18_cloak_2.stl - in Version 1 for FDM/FFF 3D printers

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This model was tested in Cura 3.1.0. and printed on an Ultimaker 2 in PLA material.

Recommendations: For all parts of Locks you need to change "Brim" type to "Skirt" in Build Plate Adhesion section.

All parts of connectors you need to print with 100% infill.

To avoid printing problems, we recommend the following settings:

Quality

Layer Height: 0.1 mm
Initial Layer Height: 0.3 mm
Slicing Tolerance: Middle
Line Width: 0.4 mm
Wall Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Outer Wall Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Inner Wall(s) Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Top/Bottom Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Infill Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Skirt/Brim Line Width: 0.4 mm
   Support Line Width: 0.4 mm
 Initial Layer Line Width: 100%

Shell 

Wall Thickness: 0.8 mm
Wall Line Count: 2
Outer Wall Wipe Distance: 0.2 mm
Top Surface Skin Layers: 0
Top/Bottom Thickness: 0.8 mm
   Top Thickness: 0.8 mm 
      Top Layers: 8
    Bottom Thickness: 0.8 mm
      Bottom Layers: 8
Top/Bottom Pattern: Lines
Bottom Pattern Initial Layer: Lines
Top/Bottom Line Directions: [ ]
Outer Wall Inset: 0 mm
Compensate Wall Overlaps: Check
    Compensate Outer Wall Overlaps: Check
    Compensate Inner Wall Overlaps: Check
Fill Gaps Between Walls: Everywhere
Filter Out Tiny Gaps: Check
Horizontal Expansion: 0 mm
Initial Layer Horizontal Expansion: 0 mm
Z Seam Alignment: Sharpest Corner
Seam Corner Preference: Hide Seam
Ignore Small Z Gaps: Check
Extra Skin Wall Count: 1

Infill 

Infill Density: 20% (for all parts of connectors use 100% infill)
Infill Line Distance: 4.0 mm
Infill Pattern: Grid
Infill Line Directions: [ ]
Infill X Offset: 0 mm
Infill Y Offset: 0 mm
Infill Overlap Percentage: 10%
    Infill Overlap: 0.04 mm
Skin Overlap Percentage: 5%
    Skin Overlap: 0.02 mm
Infill Wipe Distance: 0.1 mm
Infill Layer Thickness: 0.1 mm
Gradual Infill Steps: 0
Infill Before Walls: Check
Minimum Infill Area: 0 mm2
Skin Removal Width: 0.8 mm
    Top Skin Removal Width: 0.8 mm
    Bottom Skin Removal Width: 0.8 mm
Skin Expand Distance: 0.8
    Top Skin Expand Distance: 0.8
    Bottom Skin Expand Distance: 0.8
Maximum Skin Angle for Expansion: 90˚
    Minimum Skin Width for Expansion: 0.0

Material 

Enable Retraction: Check
Retraction Extra Prime Amount: 0 mm3 
Retraction Minimum Travel: 0.8 mm
Maximum Retraction Count: 90
Minimum Extrusion Distance Window: 6.5 mm
Nozzle Switch Retraction Distance: 16 mm
Nozzle Switch Retraction Speed: 20 mm/s
    Nozzle Switch Retract Speed: 20 mm/s
    Nozzle Switch Prime Speed: 20 mm/s 

Speed 

Print Speed: 45 mm/s
    Infill Speed: 50 mm/s
    Wall Speed: 22.5 mm/s
      Outer Wall Speed: 22.5 mm/s
      Inner Wall Speed: 45 mm/s
    Top/Bottom Speed: 15 mm/s
    Support Speed: 45 mm/s
      Support Infill Speed: 45 mm/s
Travel Speed: 80 mm/s
Initial Layer Speed: 15 mm/s

    Initial Layer Print Speed: 15 mm/s
    Initial Layer Travel Speed: 26.6667 mm/s
Skirt/Brim Speed: 15 mm/s
Maximum Z Speed: 0 mm/s
Number of Slower Layers: 2

Travel 

Combing Mode: All
Avoid Printed Parts when Traveling: Check
Travel Avoid Distance: 0.625 mm 
Cooling 
Enable Print Cooling: Check
Fan Speed: 100%
    Regular Fan Speed: 100%
    Maximum Fan Speed: 100% 
Regular/Maximum Fan Speed Threshold: 10 s
Initial Fan Speed: 0%
Regular Fan Speed at Height: 0.3 mm
    Regular Fan Speed at Layer: 2 
Minimum Layer Time: 5 s
Minimum Speed: 10 mm/s

Support 

Generate Support: Check
Support Placement: Everywhere
Support Overhang Angle: 60°
Support Pattern: Zig Zag
Connect Support ZigZags: Check
Support Density: 15 %
    Support Line Distance: 1.3333 mm
Support Z Distance: 0.3 mm
    Support Top Distance: 0.3 mm
    Support Bottom Distance: 0.3 mm
Support X/Y Distance: 0.7 mm
Support Distance Priority: Z overrides X/Y
Minimum Support X/Y Distance: 0.2 mm
Support Stair Step Height: 0.3 mm
Support Stair Step Maximum Width: 5.0 mm
Support Join Distance: 2.0 mm
Support Horizontal Expansion: 0.2 mm
Support Infill Layer Thickness: 0.1 mm
Use Towers: Check
Tower Diameter: 3.0 mm
Minimum Diameter: 3.0 mm
Tower Roof Angle: 65° 

Build Plate Adhesion 

Build Plate Adhesion Type: Brim (for all parts of locks use "Skirt")
Skirt/Brim Minimum Length: 250 mm
Brim Width: 8.0 mm
    Brim Line Count: 18 
Brim Only on Outside: Check

Mesh Fixes 

Union Overlapping Volumes: Check
Maximum Resolution: 0.01 mm
Merged Meshes Overlap: 0.15 mm

Special Modes

Print Sequence: All at Once
Surface Mode: Normal

Disclaimer: This model will look outstanding if printed on SLA/SLS 3D printer. The accuracy of the model printed on FFF printer can vary from the result shown in the pictures.

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