Compare MakerBot 3D Printers

MakerBot <span>Replicator Mini+</span>
MakerBot <span>Replicator+</span>
MakerBot <span>Replicator Z18</span>
Build Volume

The maximum space available for 3D printing either your complete object or a component of your final, assembled object.

Replicator Mini+
10.1 L x 12.6 W x 12.6 H cm (4 L x 5 W x 5 H in)
Replicator+
29.5 L x 19.5 W x 16.0 H cm (11.6 L x 7.6 W x 6.5 H in)
Replicator Z18
30.0 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm (11.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in)
Minimum Layer Height

The smallest possible depth of filament material the MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder can lay down per pass. The smaller the layer, the smoother the finish of the 3D printed object. Smoother finishes provide more professional-quality results.

Replicator Mini+
100 Microns (0.1 mm)
Replicator+
100 Microns (0.1 mm)
Replicator Z18
100 Microns (0.1 mm)
Build Platform

The maximum space available for 3D printing either your complete object or a component of your final, assembled object.

Replicator Mini+
Factory-Leveled Build Plate with Grip Surface
Replicator+
Factory-Leveled Flex Build Plate with Grip Surface
Replicator Z18
Powder-Coated Steel with PC-ABS and Aluminum Composite Material
Compatible Filament

*Tough PLA Filament requires the Tough PLA Extruder+. Both are sold as a bundle. Printing with any other filament voids the warranty for this extruder.

Replicator Mini+
MakerBot PLA
Replicator+
MakerBot PLA, MakerBot Tough PLA*
Replicator Z18
MakerBot PLA, MakerBot Tough PLA*
Wi-Fi

Enables remote control of the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer through various MakerBot apps and also remote access to your cloud storage library.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18
Camera

Onboard camera for monitoring your print jobs and sharing pictures of your 3D prints.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18
USB

Wired communication technology for connecting your MakerBot 3D Printer to your network, allowing you remote control through various MakerBot apps, as well as access to your cloud storage library.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18
USB Stick

Another convenient and secure method of transferring print files from a computer to your MakerBot 3D Printer.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18
Color LCD Interface

Provides easy, computer-free access to printing menus, commands, and your cloud storage and library.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18
Ethernet

Wired communication technology for directly connecting your MakerBot 3D Printer to a computer.

Replicator Mini+
Replicator+
Replicator Z18