3D Printer Comparison


Felix 3.0 Makerbot Rep 2X Makerbot Rep 5th gen Orion Delta Printrbot Simple Printrbot Simple - All Metal Printrbot Plus V2
Printer: Afinia H-Series Cube Felix 3.0 MakerBot
Replicator 2X
MakerBot
Replicator 5th Gen
Orion Delta Printrbot Simple Maker's 3D Printer Printrbot Simple (All Metal) Printrbot Plus V2 Ultimaker 2
Price: $1599 $1299 $1749 $2799 $2899 $1499 $349 Kit $539 Kit, $599 Assembled $999.99 $2999
Quick summary: An accurate, reliable, easy to use out of the box 3D printer. Plug and play 3D printer with WiFi connectivity. Sturdy aluminum frame gives great accuracy and portability.  Only dual nozzle machine from MakerBot. Optimized for printing ABS plastic with dual extruders. The latest generation of MakerBot 3D Printers. 11% bigger build area and a host of other features.  One of the most reliable Delta-style 3D printers on the market. Offers great print speed and accuracy. One of the smallest, cheapest, most straight-forward 3D printers available.  An exercise in simplicity, this printer steps up the game with all metal construction and auto bed leveling.   The largest Printrbot, pre-assembled so you can print big. Speed, accuracy, reliability, and ease of use. This printed with designed with these features in mind! 
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)
Surprise Hit (2012) Best Value (2014)
Runner Up, Best Open Architecture (2014)
  Runner Up, Best Open Architecture (2014)  
Assembled
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Print Volume: 5.5"x5.5"x5.3" 5.5"x5.5"x5.5" 10"x8"x9" 11.2"x6"x6.1" 9.9" x 7.8" x 5.9" 5"x5"x9" 3.9"x3.9"x3.9" 6"x"6"x6" 8"x8"x8" 9"x8.85"x8"
Print Speed: 3-30mm/sec 15mm/sec 10-200mm/sec 80-100mm/sec Not yet available 40-300 mm/sec 70mm/sec Not yet available 70mm/sec 30-300 mm/s
Max Layer Resolution: 0.4mm - 0.15mm 0.2mm 0.05mm 0.34mm - 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.05mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.02mm
Extruder(s): Single Single Single Dual Single Single Single Single Single Single
Print Material: 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA** 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 3mm PLA or 3mm ABS
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  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 days 1 - 2 Weeks 2 - 3 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 USA Only  Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions  Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions

**Use of non-MakerBot filament will void warranty.