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Basic specs Price: $ 699598 €535 £78,998 ¥
Manufacturer Prusa Research
Category DIY/Kit
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Material PLA, Other plastics, ABS
Max. build size 250 × 210 × 200 mm9.84 × 8.27 × 7.87 in
Release date
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Prusa Research Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Kit) review

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is an affordable desktop 3D printer made by Prusa3D, a manufacturer based in Praha, Czech Republic.

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is the design of the famous Prusa i3 3D printer, packed 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 an 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 well known for its reliability, robustness and upgradability. It is also easy to repair and maintain. The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is also available preassembled.

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
  • Quiet printing: the firmware is specially optimized to reduce 3D printing noise

Original Prusa i3 MK2 price

The Original Prusa i3 MK2 is available at the manufacturer price of $699 if delivered as a kit, or $899 if delivered preassembled.


Model Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Kit)
Manufacturer Prusa Research
Price $ 699598 €535 £78,998 ¥
Release date
Status discontinued
Category DIY/Kit
Technology Extrusion (FFF, FDM...)
Filament diameter 1.75 mm0.07 in
OS compatibility Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
Generic material Yes


XY accuracy
Max. build size 250 × 210 × 200 mm9.84 × 8.27 × 7.87 in
Max. build volume 10.50 L
Max. print speed
Min. layer thickness 0.05 mm0.002 in


Dimensions 420 × 420 × 380 mm16.54 × 16.54 × 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


Heated print bed Yes
Heated build chamber No
Automatic calibration Yes
Closed frame No
Dual extruder No
Independent Dual Extruder No
Full color No
LCD screen Yes
Touchscreen No
On-board camera No
Mobile app No
3D scanners No
CNC mill No
Electronics 3D printing No
Laser engraving No
Conveyor belt No


Wifi No
Bluetooth No
SD card Yes
Ethernet No

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