MakerBot Replicator2x
MakerBot Replicator2x
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MakerBot Replicator2x: 14 facts and highlights

1. 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 Replicator2x
56% have it

2. 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 Replicator2x
35% have it

3. 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.
MakerBot Replicator2x
45% have it

4. weight

12.6kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g

5. width

490mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm

6. thickness

420mm
UP! Plus: 150mm

7. height

531mm
Robox: 240mm

8. 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

9. 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 Replicator2x
70% have it

10. USB ports

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

11. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
246 x 152 x 155
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850

12. 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.
2
Hyrel Professional E5: 4

13. 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

14. number of colors per print

A single design can be made up using different colored materials simultaneously.
2
Da Vinci 3D Printer: 12

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