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FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
Top 28%84 points
Top 28%
Top 6%109 points
Top 6%
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
Top specs and features

FABtotum vs MakerBot Replicator: 25 facts in comparison

1. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
20% have it

2. Has a heated build platform

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
45% have it

3. Creates support structures

The printer will automatically build extra structures to support the item as it is printing. The extra support can then be easily removed.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
28% have it

4. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
4% have it

5. 1.75mm filament diameter

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
57% have it

6. Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
55% have it

7. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
13% have it

8. Prints in ABS plastic

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
70% have it

9. weight

4kg lighter.
12kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g
16kg

10. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
242 x 214 x 236
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850
19.9 x 25.5 x 15

11. layer thickness

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).
0.47µm
Printrbot JR v2: 0.4µm
100µm

12. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4
FABtotum: 4
1

13. Prints in HIPS

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
8% have it

14. Prints in PLA

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
77% have it

15. nozzle size

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.
0.35mm
Robox: 0.3mm
0.4mm

16. volume

48.64% less body volume.
49027.9cm³
Afinia H-Series: 22204cm³
95467.68cm³

17. Has an automatic platform calibrator

This feature saves time and effort in terms of maintenance, however the build platform itself still needs to be manually levelled.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
14% have it

18. Prints in wood

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.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
5% have it

19. number of extruder heads

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.
1
Hyrel Professional E5: 4
1

20. Is pre-assembled

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
52% have it

21. number of colors per print

A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.
3
XYZprinting da Vinci 1.0: 12
1

22. thickness

162mm thinner.
366mm
UP! Plus: 150mm
528mm

23. width

75mm narrower.
366mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
441mm

24. height

44mm shorter.
366mm
Robox: 240mm
410mm

25. Prints in full color

Similar to regular 2D printers, this type of 3D printer mixes different colors between cartridges. This process allows the printer to reproduce the color spectrum, therefore allowing you to print in almost any color.
FABtotum
MakerBot Replicator
7% have it

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