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Bambu Lab Recalls A1 3D Printers Due to Electric Shock and Fire Hazards

  • Recalled Bambu Lab A1 Printer
  • "Bambu Lab" and "A1" are located on the x-axis motor
  • QR code sticker on the rear of recalled 3D printer has “A” in the sixth digit
Name of Product:
Bambu Lab A1 3D printers

When the recalled 3D printer’s heatbed cable is bent or damaged, it can short-circuit and spark or burn through the insulation layer, posing electric shock and fire hazards.

Recall Date:
June 13, 2024

About 12,800

Consumer Contact

Bambu Lab by email at, or online at or at and click on “A1 Recall” at the top of page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Bambu Lab model A1 3D printers. The sixth digit of the serial numbers of affected units, located on the QR code sticker on the rear of the printer, is “A”.  The recalled printers measure approximately 18 inches by 16 inches by 17 inches, and were sold for personal use. The company name and model, “Bambu Lab A1”, are located on the printer’s x-axis motor cover.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled 3D printers, and contact Bambu Lab to arrange either (1) return of their A1 3D printers for a full refund, or (2) for free replacement of the heatbed and cable by a local electronics repair facility. Consumers requesting a full refund will be sent a prepaid shipping label to return the printer. Consumers should not attempt to fix the recalled product themselves. Bambu Lab has contacted all known purchasers.


The firm has received a total of 19 reports of damaged cables, including one cable sparking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Micro Center stores nationwide and online at from December 2023 through January 2024 for between $400 and $560.

Bambu Lab USA Inc., of Austin, Texas

Manufactured In:
Recall number:
Fast Track Recall

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