49points

MakerBot Replicator 2

64points

Monoprice

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
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MakerBot Replicator 2 vs Monoprice

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
49
points
MakerBot Replicator 2
64
points
Monoprice

Why is MakerBot Replicator 2 better than Monoprice?

  • 1.5kg lighter
    11.5kgvs13000g
  • 38.11% bigger maximum 3D print size (mm)
    ?

    153 x 285 x 155vs225 x 150 x 145

Why is Monoprice better than MakerBot Replicator 2?

  • Has a heated build platform
    ?
  • Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)
    ?
  • 114mm narrower
    476mmvs590mm
  • Is pre-assembled
    ?
  • 167mm thinner
    383mmvs550mm
  • 108mm shorter
    322mmvs430mm
  • 1 more extruder heads
    ?

    2vs1
  • Prints in ABS plastic
    ?

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
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Best

Printrbot JR v2

9.1g

11.5kg

13kg

2.Uses fused deposition modeling (FDM)
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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.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
3.width
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Best

EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro

230mm

590mm

476mm

4.thickness
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Best

UP! Plus

150mm

550mm

383mm

5.height
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Best

Robox

240mm

430mm

322mm

Components

1.Has a heated build platform
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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.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
2.1.75mm filament diameter
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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.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
3.nozzle size
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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

0.4mm

0.4mm

4.number of extruder heads
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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

1

2

Materials

1.Prints in PLA
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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.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
2.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.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice
3.Prints in PVA
?

Polyvinyl Acetate is another form of plastic used in 3d printing similar to ABS. It can be used to build support structures for other prints, as it can then be dissolved leaving no marks.

MakerBot Replicator 2
Monoprice

Print sizes

1.layer thickness
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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

100µm

100µm

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

Best

Bits from Bytes RapMan Education

490 x 500 x 850

153 x 285 x 155

225 x 150 x 145

Connectivity

1.has an external memory slot
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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. Show more

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

Best

FABtotum

4

1

1

Features

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

MakerBot Replicator 2
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