Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
Range: 20 - 400 microns
Print Modes tuned and optimized for:
100 microns - High Quality Print Mode
200 microns - Balanced Print Mode
Maximum Build Volume
19 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.75 in single extrusion
15.2 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 6.0 x 7.5 x 7.75 in dual extrusion
43.7 L x 41.3 W x 64.9 H cm /
17.2 x 16.3 x 25.6 in
Shipping Box Dimensions
76.5 H x 50.0 W x 55.5 D cm /
30.1 x 19.7 x 21.9 in
Aluminum Die Cast Base
Extruded Aluminum Uprights
Steel Weldment Gantry Frame
Circulating Heated Chamber
29.5 kg / 65 lbs
Shipping Box Weight
37.1 kg / 81.7 lbs
Flexible Steel Build Plate
Reusable Grip Surface
5" Full-Color Capacitive Touch Screen
640 x 480 pixels
21 sensors including:
Encoder (Jam Detection)
Lid – Open/Closed
Door – Open/Closed
Temperature Sensors – Heated Chamber
Extruder Thermal Core Length
Max Extruder Drive Torque
Smart Spools with RFID sensors
MakerBot Precision Materials: PLA, Tough, PVA
MakerBot Specialty Materials: PETG, more to come
MakerBot Precision Tough
MakerBot Precision PLA
MakerBot Specialty PETG
Ambient Operating Temperature
15 - 26º C / 59 - 78º F, 10 - 90% RH non-condensing
0 - 38º C / 32 - 100º F
Automatic Z Calibration, Automatic Nozzle Calibration, Automatic Material Loading
Safety & Compliance
Low Voltage Directive 60950-1, 62368
MakerBot Print, MakerBot Mobile
Supported File Types
MakerBot (.makerbot), STL (.stl), SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm), InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam), IGES (.iges, .igs), STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp), CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct), Wavefront Object (.obj), Unigraphics/NX (.prt), Solid Edge (.par, .asm), ProE/Creo (.prt, .asm), VRML (.wrl), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)
USB Drive, USB, Ethernet, WiFi
100 - 240 V
4A, 50 - 60 Hz
400 W max.
Free 1-Year Extended Warranty
MakerCare Gold (2 Years)
MakerCare Platinum (3 Years)
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Shipping beginning Q1 2019.
Individual ship date depending on order date and availability.
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1 ± 0.2 mm or ± 0.002 mm per mm of travel (whichever is greater). Based on internal testing of selected geometries.
2 Compared to popular desktop 3D printers when using the same layer height and infill density settings. Speed advantage dependent upon object geometry.
3 Expected total amount of testing to be completed prior to shipping.
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