Printrbot Plus v2Zeepro Zim
Top 65%41 points
Top 65%
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Top 28%
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Printrbot Plus v2 vs Zeepro Zim: 18 facts in comparison

1. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
45% have it

3. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
56% have it

4. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
51% have it

5. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
35% have it

6. Has plug and play feature

The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
12% have it

7. height

101mm shorter.
305mm
Robox: 240mm
406mm

8. USB ports

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

9. maximum creation size

This is the biggest size of object that you can print.
203 x 203 x 203
Bits from Bytes RapMan Education: 490 x 500 x 850
150 x 150 x 150

10. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
70% have it

11. weight

1.13kg lighter.
10.21kg
Printrbot JR v2: 9.1g
9.07kg

12. width

127mm narrower.
406mm
EnvisionTEC Perfactory Micro: 230mm
279mm

13. 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
2

14. Is pre-assembled

As the product arrives fully assembled, you do not have to build it from a kit.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
51% have it

15. 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
50µm

16. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
14% have it

17. 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.
Printrbot Plus v2
Zeepro Zim
76% have it

18. 3D print speed

The speed at which 3d objects are printed, measured in millimeters per second.
1.6mm/s
Fabbster Kit: 600mm/s
110mm/s

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