84points

FABtotum

46points

Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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FABtotum vs Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit
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Why is FABtotum better than Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit?

  • Has WiFi
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has an automatic platform calibrator
  • 99.77% thinner layer thickness (higher resolution)
    0.47µmvs200µm
  • Prints in HIPS
  • 0.05mm smaller nozzle size
    0.35mmvs0.4mm
  • Prints in wood
  • Is pre-assembled

Why is Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit better than FABtotum?

  • 46mm shorter
    320mmvs366mm
  • 47.78% less body volume
    25600cm³vs49027.896cm³
  • 166mm thinner
    200mmvs366mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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.weight

12kg

12kg

Best

Printrbot JR v2

9.1g

3.height

366mm

320mm

Best

Robox

240mm

4.volume

49027.9cm³

25600cm³

Best

Afinia H-Series

22204cm³

5.thickness

366mm

200mm

Best

UP! Plus

150mm

6.width

366mm

400mm

Best

EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro

230mm

Components

1.Has a heated build platform
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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.

2.1.75mm filament diameter
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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.

3.Has an automatic platform calibrator
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

This feature saves time and effort in terms of maintenance, however the build platform itself still needs to be manually levelled.

4.nozzle size

0.35mm

0.4mm

The smaller the nozzle, the more detailed the final product can be. However, when speed of printing is of greater importance than detail, a larger nozzle may be preferable.

Best

Robox

0.3mm

5.number of extruder heads

1

1

More extruder heads allow you to use different colors and different types of material at the same time. A second extruder is also required to build PVA/PLA support structures around items as they are printed.

Best

Hyrel Professional E5

4

6.3D print speed

400mm/s

60mm/s

The speed at which 3d objects are printed, measured in millimeters per second.

Best

Fabbster Kit

600mm/s

Materials

1.Prints in HIPS
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

The printer is able to print in High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS). HIPS is similar to ABS plastic, but uses different solvents (limonene rather than acetone). HIPS is easy to paint and glue.

2.Prints in PLA
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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.

3.Prints in wood
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

The printer is able to print in wood. This typically involves printing using a mixture of wood particles and a binding agent, which dries as solid wood.

4.Prints in ABS plastic
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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.

Print sizes

1.maximum creation size

242 x 214 x 236

220 x 220 x 165

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

Best

Bits from Bytes RapMan Education

490 x 500 x 850

2.layer thickness

0.47µm

200µm

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

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.USB ports

4

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

FABtotum

4

Features

1.Is pre-assembled
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Makemendel RapidBot 2.0 Kit

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

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