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Makerbot Replicator+ 3D Printer

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Best Enthusiast 3D Printer - Tom’s Guide
  • Large build volume: 305 x 305 x 457 mm
  • Sturdy metal frame
  • Fully assembled
  • Supports PLA, ABS and 9 more materials
When purchasing with us you get:
  • FREE Delivery
  • Full 1 Year Warranty
  • 24/5 Customer Support
  • 20% Filament Discount
This 3D printer comes with:
  • A spool of filament
  • A USB cable
  • A USB flash storage
  • All the necessary tools
Price: $5,500.00
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Makerbot Replicator is one of the most popular desktop FDM 3D printers. This model is popular and often imitated by other manufacturers. Since its release, the design of the printer has been constantly under improvements. At the moment you can acquire devices of the fifth generation of the popular series. The machine is designed to print with polylactide (PLA) material using a single extruder. 

The maximum size of models can reach up to 252 x 199 x 150mm with a minimum thickness of the applied layer of 100 microns. The printer features a control module with an LCD screen, USB port, wireless connection (Wi-Fi) and Ethernet interface.

Makerbot Replicator+ was used by Local Motors, a disruptive tech and automotive company that designs and builds vehicles.    
    
The company uses the tough PLA filament and the Makerbot Replicator+ cloud-enabled desktop 3D printer to make high-impact, durable strength fixtures and prototypes for metal parts as you can see in the picture below.

3d model gears

Another simple but quite interesting example is this headphone stand printed in ISU colors. The idea is pretty simple but the stand looks quite stylish. The model can be found on Thingverse. Thingiverse model: 2167626. 

3d model stand

 

Specifications:

  • Print quality
  • Materials
  • Build volume
  • Printer controls
  • What’s in the box
  • Look and feel
  • Price

     

Print quality

The Makerbot Replicator+ can print at 100 microns. The quality is not the same as with more expensive models but it is more than enough for household use and creating prototypes.

This prototype looks like a real engine block made of steel. 

3d printer makerbot replicator +

The Makerbot Replicator+ has a 0.4 mm nozzle, giving you the best balance between speed and detail.

Have a look at this model of Albert Einstein. What could be more detailed? You can even see his wrinkles.

3d model Albert Einstein

The print head runs on rods with linear bearings.

3d printer makerbot replicator +

 

Materials

Makerbot Replicator+ prints with MakerBot PLA Filament and additional materials such as bronzefill, copperfill, woodfill and others. 

The extruder comes with a fan for printing with PLA-type materials. By cooling the model down, it solves the issue of warping and stringing. The skeletal foot in the picture below was 3D printed with the new MiniFill version of Makerbot Print software which cuts printing time by 30%. The model is printed with PLA.

3d the bones of the foot

The print bed is flexible. It allows you to easily remove the printed objects. 

3d model engine

Unlike many FDM 3D printers, the Makerbot Replicator+ has a heated print bed and closed print chamber. This means it can safely print with ABS-type materials. 

3d printer makerbot replicator +

The Makerbot Replicator Mini only works with own-brand filament. This ensures quality, as all the branded materials go through a strict quality assurance process. 

the spool of filament plastic for 3D printer

 

Build volume

3d printer makerbot replicator +

The build area of the printer is 11.6 x 0.8 x 0.6 inches (295 x 195 x 165 mm). With such a print volume you can even create real-size parts of the human skeleton, like you can see in the picture below.

And they make for great pencil holders, too! Printed with Carbon Fiber PLA.

3d model skull printed

Credit @reprapwarehouse / Instagram

 

Printer controls

The printer is controlled via PC or the built-in LCD interface. 

laptop with 3d printer makerbot replicator +

3D models can be printed from computer via USB, Ethernet or Wi­fi. The printer’s built-in camera will let you monitor the process from a remote location.

built-in camera 3d printer makerbot replicator +

3d model rabbit

The printer is compatible with the MakerBot software and works with 3D models in STL, OBJ formats. The software is available for Windows and Mac OS X. Linux users will have to use a virtual machine.

 

What’s in the box

3d printer makerbot replicator with models

  • Makerbot product safety information booklet
  • Smart extruder
  • 4mm hex key
  • Large Makerbot PLA filament spool [2LB]
  • Power cord
  • USB A-to-B cable

For some items, package content may change. In case of any questions, please get in touch.

 

Look and feel

3d printer makerbot replicator + control by mobile

Makerbot Replicator+ is available in black color. 

The printer dimensions are 528 × 441 × 410 mm. It weighs 40 lb (18.3 kg). The spool holder is mounted inside of the printer.

 

Price

The price of Makerbot Replicator+ is $5,500.00 , which is reasonable considering its functionality.

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