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Basic specs

Metascore 4.7/5
Manufacturer Prusa3D
Category Desktop
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Min. layer thickness 0.05 mm0.002 in
Max. build size 250 x 210 x 200 mm9.84 x 8.27 x 7.87 in
$ 899769 €687 £101,601 ¥

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Prusa3D Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Assembled) review

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is an affordable desktop 3D printer made by Prusa3D, a Czech manufacturer. This is the original version of the Prusa i3 by Josef Prusa.

A more recent version of this 3D printer is available: the Original Prusa i3 MK3.

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is the design of the famous Prusa i3 3D printer, with many improvements. All of this 3D printer’s parts are open-source and are part of the RepRap project. It notably offers a 31% bigger 3D print volume and up to 40% faster printing. This 3D printer now exists as the Original Prusa i3 MK2S.

The Prusa3D Original Prusa i3 MK2 offers a heated PEI 3D print surface, great for a wide range of 3D filaments (in 1.75 mm diameter) such as PLA, ABS, PET, HIPS, Flex PP, Ninjaflex, Laywood, Laybrick, Nylon, Bamboo fill, Bronzefill, ASA, T-Glase, Carbon-fibers enhanced filaments and Polycarbonates.

The Prusa I3 design is famous for its reliability, robustness and upgradability. It is also easy to repair and maintain. Many users praise the MK2, it is one of the best desktop 3D printers on the market.

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is also available as a kit.

Original Prusa i3 MK2 main features

  • Automatic bed leveling: no need for manual calibration
  • E3D V6 full hotend: for faster printing
  • Heatbed with cold corners compensation: to avoid warping
  • PEI 3D print surface: no need for glue, tape or ABS juice

Original Prusa i3 MK2 price

This 3D printer is available at the manufacturer price of $899, or $699 as a DIY kit.

Prusa3D Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Assembled) tests and ratings

Source Rating
3D Hubs 4.6/5
Make: 4.6/5
Pinshape 4.9/5
Thomas Sanladerer
3D Printing Nerd
Maker's Muse
I Like To Make Stuff
Nerdly

General

Model Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Assembled)
Manufacturer Prusa3D
Price $ 899769 €687 £101,601 ¥
Status Available
Category Desktop
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Filament diameter 1.75 mm0.07 in
OS compatibility Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Generic material

Performance

XY accuracy
Max. build size 250 x 210 x 200 mm9.84 x 8.27 x 7.87 in
Max. build volume 10.50 L
Max. print speed 100 mm3.94 in/s
Min. layer thickness 0.05 mm0.002 in

Hardware

Dimension 420 x 420 x 380 mm16.54 x 16.54 x 14.96 in
Weight 6.5 kg14.33 lb
Nozzle diameter(s) 0.4 mm0.02 in
Power input 110W @ 110-220 V 50-60 Hz AC

Features

Heated print bed
Automatic calibration
Closed frame
Dual extruder
Full color
LCD screen
Touchscreen
On-board camera
Mobile app
3D scanner
CNC mill
Electronics 3D printing

Connectivity

USB
Wifi
Bluetooth
SD card
Ethernet