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MakerBot Replicator 2

Your Prosumer 3d Printer. Make true-to-life, high-resolution models.

MakerBot Replicator 2

With a resolution capability of 100 microns and a massive 410-cubic-inch build volume, the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer is MakerBot's easiest, fastest, and most affordable tool yet for making professional-quality models.

The MakerBot Replicator 2 will build pieces up to 11.2" x 6.1" x 6" (12.75" diagonal) with surfaces so smooth they don’t need sanding or post-production.

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  • Overview
  • Features

Three ways to make 3D Models.

Download It

Most people aren’t 3D modelers. That’s okay! MakerBot's website, Thingiverse, has thousands of designs, from everyday objects to incredible creations, that you can download and make for free.

  • Discover
    Browse a world of designs and make one for yourself.
  • Search
    See what others have shared.
  • Download
    Save a design by simply clicking a button.

Scan It

These are programs that will help you use technologies you probably already have to turn real-world objects into digital 3D models. Go on, scan your world!

  • Trimensional: MakerBot Edition
    Use with an iPhone
  • 123D Catch
    Use with any digital photo device
  • ReconstructMe
    Use with a Kinect for Windows or Xbox 360

Design It

Make something totally original, or tweak someone else’s design. Whether you want to draw straight lines or work like you’re sculpting with clay, here are some free options to get you started.

  • Hard Surface Modeling
    SketchUp, 123D by Autodesk
  • Organic Modeling
    Sculptris, MeshMixer
  • Advanced
    OpenSCAD, Blender

Complete Feature List

World-class additive manufacturing at 100-micron layer resolution. High resolution is now a standard feature.

  • Discover what it’s like to make true-to-life, high-resolution models and things.
  • Make surfaces so smooth they don’t need sanding or post-production.
  • Hold real-life objects that feel good to the touch.
  • Create professional-quality, realistic products.

Think bigger than ever, make bigger than ever: 410 cubic inches of creative potential.

  • Maximize! Build pieces up to 11.2 L x 6.1 W x 6 H in (12.75 in diagonal).
  • 37% more volume than the original MakerBot Replicator: 410 in³/6,717 cm³ (vs. 310 in³/4905 cm³).
  • Make complex assemblies in fewer runs.
  • Make whole projects, not just single things.
  • Multitask and save time for the next project on your list.

Designed and optimized for MakerBot PLA Filament [renewable bioplastic].

  • Rely on builds that stick to the platform; practically no peeling, curling, or sliding.
  • Build big with dimensional stability.
  • Expand your creative palette with a whole new range of matte, translucent, shimmery, metallic, and sparkly colors.
  • Super strong, great for moving parts and complex assemblies.
  • Ready to print in less than two minutes.
  • Minimal shrinkage factor means smooth builds with no cracks.
  • 32% energy savings versus building with ABS Filament.
  • Make things that feel great to the touch.
  • Design accurately; get what you expect.
  • Environmentally friendly.

Our easiest to use, most affordable desktop 3D printer yet. We’ve simplified everything for quick startup and ease of use.

  • No assembly required.
  • Wear-resistant, oil-infused bronze bearings mean less maintenance.
  • Nothing to wash, dissolve, scrub, or tape.
  • 3-point leveling system adjusts more precisely than previous model, and stays level longer.
  • Grab your designs more easily with a pop-out platform.
  • Uses 32% less power than the original MakerBot Replicator.
  • Updated extruder requires less maintenance.

Professionally engineered and expertly built for speed. Design it, then hold it. Faster than ever.

  • With advancements over the original Replicator, achieve better prototypes and product designs, with more iterations in less time.
  • Multitask to meet deadlines quicker.
  • Industrial-strength, powder-coated steel frame, made to handle high printing speeds.
  • Quickly print projects with optimized software and hardware.
  • Improved acceleration control firmware.
  • Engineered with exacting tolerance to please any caliper-toting engineer.

MakerBot MakerWare is designed for the ultimate Replicator 2 experience. A fast machine needs even faster software.

  • Prepare your 3D models for printing using a comfortable, intuitive interface.
  • New improvements to the MakerBot slicing engine make it even faster and more accurate.
  • Drag and drop multiple 3D models, and automatically arrange them on the virtual build platform.
  • Create and save as many custom print setting profiles as you want.
  • Compatible with .stl and .obj files; Mac/Linux/Windows.

Brand new look and feel. Our fourthgeneration machine is made for the desktop and the workbench.

  • Designed to look great on a desk or table in your office, lab, classroom, or home.
  • Black powder-coated steel frame for incredible strength and durability.
  • Resistant to changes in temperature and humidity.
  • Sleek and customizable.
  • Designed for quiet desktop operation.
  • Assembled with pride in our Brooklyn factory.

MakerBot Support. Ready to help if you need it: Mon–Sat, 9 AM–6 PM ET.

  • The MakerBot expert, responsive support team is available online 6 days a week to help MakerBot Replicator 2 owners troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

The MakerCare™ Service Plan

  • MakerBot Replicator 2 owners have the option to purchase MakerCare, our one-year package for service and repair.
  • MakerCare gives owners extra peace of mind if components break or malfunction.

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