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Basic specs Price: $ 699
Model Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Kit)
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Brand Prusa Research (see all products)
Category Hobbyist
Technology Extrusion
Material Thermoplastics > Standard (PLA, ABS…)
Build volume 250 x 210 x 200 mm
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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.

 
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Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Kit) Prusa Research

General

Model Original Prusa i3 MK2 (Kit)
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Manufacturer Prusa Research
Price $ 699
Release date
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Status discontinued
Category Hobbyist
Technology Extrusion
Material Thermoplastics > Standard (PLA, ABS…)

Performance

Max. build size 250 x 210 x 200 mm
Max. build volume 10.5 L
Max. temperatures
Extruder
Build chamber
Build plate
Min. layer thickness 0.05 mm
XY accuracy
Max. print speed

Hardware

Dimensions 420 × 420 × 380 mm
Weight 6.5 kg
Nozzle diameter(s) 0.4 mm
Filament diameter 1.75 mm
Power input 110W @ 110-220 V 50-60 Hz AC

Features

Heated print bed Yes
Extruder
Dual extruder
Independent Dual Extruder (IDEX)
Multiple extruders (3+)
Pellet extruder
Full color
Conveyor belt
5-axis
Hybrid manufacturing
Freeform (robotic arm)

Connectivity

USB
Wifi
Bluetooth
SD card Yes
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