3D Printer Comparison




Afinia Cube Ditto+ Makerbot Rep 2 Makerbot Rep 2X Printrbot Simple Printrbot Jr V2 Printrbot Plus V2 Ultimaker
Printer: Afinia H-Series Cube Ditto+ MakerBot
Replicator 2
MakerBot
Replicator 2X
Printrbot Simple Printrbot Jr V2 Printrbot Plus V2 Ultimaker
Price: $1599 $1299 $1249 Kit, $1549 Assembled $2199 $2799 $299 Kit, $399 Assembled $699 $999 $1699
Quick summary: An accurate, reliable, easy to use out of the box 3D printer. Plug and play 3D printer with WiFi connectivity. A quick, accurate printer that's open-source, and affordable. A super accurate, professional grade 3D printer that anyone can use. The flagship printer from MakerBot optimized for printing ABS plastic with dual extruders. One of the smallest, cheapest, most straight-forward 3D printers available. Pre-assembled with a larger build area and a heated bed for ABS. The largest Printrbot, pre-assembled so you can print big. The fastest, most accurate 3D printer we carry.
Awards: Best Overall Experience (2013)
Easiest Setup (2013)
Easiest to Use (2013; tie)
Most Reliable (2013)
Easiest to Use (2013; tie)
Best Documentation (2013; tie)
One to Watch (2013)
Runner Up, Best Value (2014)
Runner Up, Best Documentation (2014)
Best in Class - Premium (2013)
Runner Up, Most Accurate (2013)
Best in Class - Prosumer (2014)
Runner Up, Best Documentation (2014)
Best Value (2014)
Runner Up,
Best Open Architecture (2014)
Best Value (2013)
Runner Up, Best Open Architecture (2014)
Runner Up, Best Open Architecture (2014) Best Open Hardware (2013)
Most Accurate (2013)
Fastest (2013)
Best Open Architecture (2014)
Assembled
or Kit:
Assembled Assembled Assembled or Kit Assembled Assembled Assembled or Kit Assembled Assembled Assembled or Kit
Print Volume: 5.5"x5.5"x5.3" 5.5"x5.5"x5.5" 8.3"x7.3"x9" 11.2"x6"x6.1" 11.2"x6"x6.1" 3.9"x3.9"x3.9" 6"x6"x6" 8"x8"x8" 8.3"x8.3"x8.3"
Print Speed: 3-30mm3/sec 15mm3/sec 75-150mm/sec 80-100mm/sec 80-100mm/sec 70mm/sec 70mm/sec 70mm/sec 150mm-300mm/sec
Max Layer Resolution: 0.4mm - 0.15mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.34mm - 0.1mm 0.34mm - 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
Extruder(s): Single Single Single Single Dual Single Single Single Single (Dual upgrade available)
Print Material: 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS ABS or PLA 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm PLA or 1.75 mm ABS 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 3mm PLA
OS Supported: Windows, Mac Windows Windows, Mac Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Print without Computer? Onboard File Storage Wifi, USB Stick SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card
Estimated Time from Order to Shipping: 3 - 5 Days 3 - 5 Days 1 - 2 Days 1 - 2 Days 1 - 2 Days 1 - 2 Weeks
1 - 2 Weeks 1 - 2 Weeks
1 - 2 Days
Shipping Regions: USA, Canada, Mexico only USA, Canada, Mexico, and South America only Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions
US Order deadline for Christmas Eve delivery:* Ground - Dec 18th. Overnight - Dec 23 Ground - Dec 18th. Overnight - Dec 23 Ground - Dec 17th. Overnight - Dec 23rd Ground - Dec 17th. Overnight - Dec 23rd Ground - Dec 17th. Overnight - Dec 23rd Ground or Expedited - Dec 3rd
Ground or Expedited - Dec 3rd Ground or Expedited - Dec 3rd Ground - Dec 17th. Overnight - Dec 23rd
*US order deadline provided as a guideline; not guaranteed
Sign up for our newsletter to receive exclusive deals and discounts