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CubePro

66points

MakerBot Replicator Mini

21points

RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

CubePro
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16 facts in comparison

CubePro vs MakerBot Replicator Mini vs RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

Why is CubePro better than MakerBot Replicator Mini & RepRap Prusa Mendel V2?

  • Creates support structures
  • Has a heated build platform
  • Layer thickness
    75µmvs200,100µm

Why is MakerBot Replicator Mini better than CubePro & RepRap Prusa Mendel V2?

  • Has plug and play feature
  • Height
    380mmvs591,406mm
  • Thickness
    325mmvs578,432mm

Why is RepRap Prusa Mendel V2 better than CubePro & MakerBot Replicator Mini?

  • Width
    432mmvs578,485mm
  • Weight
    7kgvs38500,8000g

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General info

1.Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)
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MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

Printers based on fused deposition modeling (FDM) use a thermoplastic filament, which is heated to its melting point and then extruded through a nozzle, layer by layer, to create the object. One of the main advantages of printers based on FDM is that they work with a wide range of materials.

2.width

578mm

485mm

432mm

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230mm

3.height

591mm

380mm

406mm

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Robox

240mm

4.thickness

578mm

325mm

432mm

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UP! Plus

150mm

5.weight

38.5kg

8kg

7kg

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Printrbot JR v2

9.1g

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Components

1.Creates support structures
CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The printer will automatically build extra structures to support the item as it is printing. The extra support can then be easily removed.

2.Has a heated build platform
CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

A heated build platform helps keep the lowest levels of a print warm as the higher layers are printed. This allows the overall print to cool more evenly.

3.1.75mm filament diameter
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MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The 1.75mm filament diameter is gradually overtaking the previous 3mm standard. The 1.75mm filament feeds into the printer with greater ease and allows for more detail in the printing process.

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Materials

1.Prints in PLA
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MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

Polylactic acid (PLA) is popular in 3D printing as it cools and sets quickly. Unlike ABS plastic, it is biodegradable and therefore better for the environment. It can be used to build support structures for other printouts, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.

2.Prints in ABS plastic
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MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The printer prints in ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). This is up to 30 times stronger than regular plastic and is commonly used in 3D printing.

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Print sizes

1.layer thickness

75µm

200µm

100µm

The thinner each print layer is, the more detailed you can make your designs. Layer thickness is often also referred to as resolution and is measured in microns (µm).

Best

Printrbot JR v2

0.4µm

2.maximum creation size

273 x 241 x 273

10 x 10 x 12.5

225 x 225 x 140

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.

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Bits from Bytes RapMan Education

490 x 500 x 850

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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Features

1.Has plug and play feature
CubePro
MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.

2.Is pre-assembled
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MakerBot Replicator Mini
RepRap Prusa Mendel V2

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.

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