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MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
Top 6%109 points
Top 6%
Top 59%47 points
Top 59%
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
Top specs and features

MakerBot Replicator vs MBot Cube PVC Colour: 23 facts in comparison

1. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
20% have it

2. 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
28% have it

3. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
13% 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
57% have it

6. maximum operating temperature

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
32°C
miniFactory 3D Printer: 300°C
230°C

7. 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
55% have it

8. has an external memory slot

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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
35% have it

9. 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
7% have it

10. 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).
100µm
Printrbot JR v2: 0.4µm
100µm

11. 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
14% have it

12. USB ports

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

13. number of colors per print

A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.
1
XYZprinting da Vinci 1.0: 12
2

14. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
19.9 x 25.5 x 15
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850
200 x 200 x 200

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.
0.4mm
Robox: 0.3mm
0.4mm

16. height

10mm shorter.
410mm
Robox: 240mm
400mm

17. weight

1kg lighter.
16kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g
15kg

18. width

31mm narrower.
441mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
410mm

19. thickness

113mm thinner.
528mm
UP! Plus: 150mm
415mm

20. shipping weight

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.
20.8t
3D Systems Cubify Cube: 8.6kg
1.8t

21. 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

22. 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.
MakerBot Replicator
MBot Cube PVC Colour
77% have it

23. 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
MBot Cube PVC Colour
70% have it

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