The presents have been unwrapped, and your brand new MakerBot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer is begging to be taken for a spin. All you need now are a few tips to get you up and printing, and a rundown of a few key ingredients that fuel the MakerBot® 3D Ecosystem. Let the making begin!
Unboxing Your MakerBot Replicator 2
Safety first! Unbox your MakerBot Replicator 2 the right way.
Setting Up Your MakerBot Replicator 2
Learn how to load MakerBot® PLA Filament into your 3D printer, level your build plate, and more.
Find it on Thingiverse
Eager to get started with your 3D printer, but not sure where to begin? Visit MakerBot® Thingiverse®, the 3D design community where you can discover, download, and print over 100,000 free 3D models. Make it your New Year’s Resolution to 3D print something new every day!
Make it with MakerBot MakerWare
MakerWare is the ideal software to drive your MakerBot Replicator 2. This free yet powerful tool works in tandem with your favorite 3D design software to create watertight, ready-to-print 3D models.
Join the Community
Your journey is just beginning, so don’t be a stranger. Stay up to date on all our latest releases, upgrades and developments by following us on Twitter @MakerBot and reading our blog, where you can sign up for the MakerBot newsletter.
If you’ve got an issue with your 3D printer, have no fear. You can probably find what you’re looking for in our FAQ and product documentation pages. If you’re still stuck, our deeply knowledgeable support staff is ready to help you out. Just contact [email protected], or click here to submit a case.
Be sure to stop by our online store to check out the latest selection of colorful MakerBot® PLA Filament. Merry making!