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MakerBot Replicator vs Replicator 2X 3D Printing Comparison 

 

MakerBot Replicator vs Replicator 2X - Which is Right for You?

Choose the Replicator for the larger build, on-board camera, and more. The Replicator 2X though boast a dual extruder for interlacing 2 colors together.  Both 3D printers utilize the MakerBot Desktop Software. 

XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 vs 2.0 

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MakerBot Replicator

MakerBot Replicator 2X

Price

Retail: $2899.00

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Retail: $2499.00

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 Print Technology Fused Deposition Modeling Fused Deposition Modeling
What's Different

 

Smart Extruder

Glass Platform

Larger Print Size

More Connectivity Options

On-Board Camera

 

Dual Extruders - Can produce 2 interlaced colors 

 Specs

 

20.8" x 17.4" x 16.2"

 35.3 lbs.

LCD Display

 

19.1" x 16.5" x 20.9"

27 lbs.

Display

Mechanical 

 

Build Platform:  Glass w/Blue Tape

PC ABS w/Steel Reinforcement

Stepper Motors: 1.8° Step Angle with 1/16 Micro-Stepping

XY Positioning - 11 Microns

Z Positioning - 2.5 Microns 

 

Build Platform:  Heated, Anodized Aluminum

Powder Coated Steel w/ PVC Panels

Stepper Motors:   1.8° Step Angle with 1/16 Micro-Stepping

XY Positioning - 11 Microns

Z Positioning - 2.5 Microns 

 Printing   

Layer Resolution - 100 Microns

Smart Extruder

0.4 MM Nozzle Diameter

1.75 MM Filament Diameter

Filament Material - MakerBot PLA Filament

Assisted Leveling

Choose a setting ranging from fast draft to fine resolution

 

Layer Resolution - 100 Microns

Dual Extrusion - Can create 2 Interlaced Colors

0.4 MM Nozzle Diameter

1.75 MM Filament Diameter

Filament Material - MakerBot ABS Filament

 Print Size

 

9.9" L x 7.8" W x 5.9" H

456 Cubic Inch Build Volume

 

 9.7" L x 6.0" W x 6.1" H

355 Cubic Inch Build Volume

How to Connect

 

USB

Wi-Fi

Ethernet

USB Stick

 

USB

SD Card

   MakerBot Replicator Filament Spool MakerBot Replicator 2X In Action 
Software

 

File Types - .stl, .obj, .thing, .makerbot

Windows (7+)

Mac OSX (10.7+)

Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+), Fedora

 

File Types - .stl, .obj, .thing

Windows (7+)

Mac OSX (10.6+)

Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)

 Other Features

 

On-Board Camera - 320 x 240 pixels

Camera can share with MakerBot Thingiverse and social networks

Camera can take pictures of final prints and saves them to cloud library

MakerBot Mobile App

Remote Monitoring from On-Board Camera Feed

 MakerBot Desktop Software

 

Dual Extruders

Heated Build Platform

2 Interlaced Colors without having to swap spools

 MakerBot Desktop Software

Price

 

Retail: $2899.00

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Retail: $2499.00

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