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3D Printer Comparison


Felix 3.0 “LulzBot TAZ 4 Makerbot Rep 2X Makerbot Rep 5th gen Orion Delta Printrbot Simple Printrbot Simple - All Metal Ultimaker “Ultimaker
Printer: Afinia H-Series Cube Felix 3.0 LulzBot TAZ 4 MakerBot
Replicator 2X
MakerBot
Replicator 5th Gen
Orion Delta Printrbot Simple Maker's 3D Printer Printrbot Simple (All Metal) Ultimaker 2 Ultimaker Original+
Price: $1299 $1299 $1749 $2194 $2799 $2899 $1499 $349 Kit $539 Kit, $599 Assembled $2499 $1599
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. Huge build area, and Completely hackable. 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. Speed, accuracy, reliability, and ease of use. This printer was designed with these features in mind! Fast (300mm/s), Available Dual Extruder Upgrade, New heated bed.
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 Documentation (2014)
Most Maker Machine(2015)
Best Value (2014)
Runner Up, Best Open Architecture (2014)
Best In Shootout (2015) Most Upgradeable (2015)
Assembled
or Kit:
Assembled Assembled Kit Kit Assembled Assembled Assembled Kit Assembled or Kit Assembled Kit
Print Volume: 5.5"x5.5"x5.3" 5.5"x5.5"x5.5" 10"x8"x9" 11.7”x10.8”x9.8” 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" 9"x8.85"x8" 8”.25”x8.25”x8"
Print Speed: 3-30mm/sec 15mm/sec 10-200mm/sec 200mm/sec 80-100mm/sec Not yet available 40-300 mm/sec 70mm/sec Not yet available 30-300 mm/s 30-300 mm/s
Max Layer Resolution: 0.4mm - 0.15mm 0.2mm 0.05mm 0.075mm 0.34mm - 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.05mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.02mm 0.02mm
Extruder(s): Single 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 3mm: ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, and wood filaments 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA** 1.75mm PLA or 1.75mm ABS 1.75mm PLA 1.75mm PLA 3mm PLA or 3mm ABS 3mm: ABS, PLA, PLA-based, XT, and Nylon
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 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 SD Card
Estimated Time from Order to Shipping: 3 - 5 Days 3 - 5 Days 1-2 Days 1-2 Days 2 - 3 Days 2 - 3 Days 1-2 days 1 - 2 Weeks 2 - 3 Weeks 1 - 2 Days 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 USA Only Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions Ships worldwide, with a few exceptions

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