Firmware 2.4 Adds Support for Japanese and Chinese on Form 3/B/+ and Enables Resin Pumping System on Form 3L/BL

Close up on the front of a Form 3+ 3D printer screen. A 5 L resin container is visible in the background.

The latest firmware update, 2.4, brings new languages to Form 3, Form 3+, and Form 3B+ printer UI plus support for Resin Pumping System to Form 3L and Form 3BL. Firmware version 2.4 will automatically be pushed to existing users for a streamlined update process. 

Firmware updates are part of our commitment to continuously improving user experience, accessibility, efficiency, and ease of use. Additional languages increase accessibility and make it easier than ever for our customers to engage with the intuitive Form 3/B/+ stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers. 

With the addition of Resin Pumping System to Form 3L/BL, it’s possible to print five times more before needing to change over resin cartridges, for greater efficiency and an 86% reduction in waste.

New Languages: Japanese and Chinese

The touchscreen of a Form 3+ printer displaying a diagram of the printer and Japanese labels.

Change the display language on a Form 3/B/+ to display Japanese with just a few taps.

Additional language options are now available on the user interface for Form 3/B/+ including Japanese, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. The addition of these languages brings the total number of languages available on Formlabs printer touchscreens to four, expanding accessibility and ease of use.

Changing Your Printer Language

Change the language on your printer by following the steps below on the touchscreen of your printer. 

  1. Go into ‘Settings’ and select ‘System.’

  2. Scroll down and select ‘Language.’

  3. From this menu, select the language you’d like to use.

  4. A language selection confirmation will appear. Click ‘Confirm’ to confirm your selection.

  5. The printer UI will reappear in your selected language. This may take a minute or two.

Streamlined Printing and Lower Resin Costs

Firmware version 2.4 also brings support for Resin Pumping System to Form 3L and Form 3BL. Now, large format SLA users can experience a more streamlined workflow and lower resin costs enabled by purchasing resin in 5 L containers.

Resin Pumping System used with a Form 3L printer

Resin Pumping System is now avilable for the Form 3L and Form 3BL, enabling a more streamlined workflow, less waste. and lower resin costs.

Resin Pumping System, an accessory for the Form 3 Series that delivers 5 L of resin to the printer without cartridge changeover, improves operational efficiency, streamlines the stereolithography (SLA) 3D printing workflow, and reduces waste by 86%. Resin Pumping System enables all Formlabs SLA users to print more parts, more often, with fewer touchpoints, and at a lower cost per liter.

Consumables pricing discounts are available, both through purchasing 5 L of resin at once with Resin Pumping System, as well as speaking with our team about your specific needs. Bulk discounts are available for resin purchased as both 1 L cartridges and 5 L containers. These discounts start at 30 L and scale up with order size, enabling the lowest cost per part possible with Formlabs professional desktop 3D printers. 

Visit our materials catalog to choose the best resin for your workflow in a 5 L Resin Container, then purchase Resin Pumping System to get started. To speak with a member of our team and build a custom pricing structure for your needs, contact sales.