Blaze a TrailExplore the frontiers of 3D printing with afull-featured experimental 3D printer.
Dual ExtrusionBe Ready For The Cutting-edgeAdd a new level of creativity to your 3D designs with two interlaced colors that you can print through precisely aligned dual nozzles?without swapping or pausing.Giant Hollow Two Color World by tbuserSports Model Flying Saucer by gpvillamil
OptimizedFor MakerBot ABS FilamentMake snaps, living hinges, threaded objects and more with a ductile, petroleum thermoplastic with elastic deformation properties. Control heating and cooling better with a superflat heated aluminum build plate and a clear, six-sided, draft-blocking enclosure that helps prevent uneven cooling, shrinking and cracking.
100-MicronLayer ResolutionSpeed your way to demonstrations and presentations with settings that range from fast-draft to finer resolution. Get smooth-to-the-touch surfaces that don?t need sanding, finishing or post-production.
Speed Your Way to New DesignsAccelerate the design process by prototyping right at your desk.Quickly iterate to verify your designs and catch flaws sooner. Use your ownphysical models for collaboration and to bring better products to market,faster. Save money with the best price/performance in desktop 3D printing.
Where people share their 3D designs with the world. MakerBot Thingiverse is the 3D design community for discovering, printing, and sharing 3D models. See the great 3D models created by Thingiverse super users ? and share your own!
Rely on Sophisticated SoftwareGet fast and consistent results.MakerBot Desktop is optimized for the best quality printing experience onyour MakerBot Replicator 2X. It's powered by our advanced slicing engine, thealgorithm that tells your MakerBot Replicator 2X what to make and how to make it.
01 Add FileSupports STL and OBJ FilesMakerBot Desktop works in tandem with your favorite 3D design tool.
02 PreparePush The LimitsExperiment with Advanced Dual Extrusion capabilities that allow you to set individual extruders to MakerBot ABS Filament or MakerBot Dissolvable Filament.
03 Preview & MakeGet Ready To PrintTest color possibilities, view individual layers and get estimates of time and materials. You can even see how support will be applied and how infill patterns will look.
Protection and SupportExpert, responsive and friendly.Protection PlanOur recommended MakerBot? MakerCare? Protection Plan* provides you with the highest quality service and support from the people who know your MakerBot product best. For one year, MakerBot will replace defective parts or arrange for you to ship your MakerBot product back to the factory for repair (return authorization required).
*Available only at the time of purchase or within 30 days of purchase date.Read the full Terms of Service.
Expert SupportAt MakerBot, we take pride in offering expert, responsive, and friendly support to all our customers around the world. Have a question about MakerBot Desktop? Need help getting your MakerBot Replicator 2 running? Check out the guides, FAQ, videos, and other troubleshooting materials on our support page.
Print TechnologyFused Deposition Modeling
Build Volume:24.6 L x 15.2 W x 15.5 H cm[9.7 x 6.0 x 6.1 in]
Layer Resolution100 microns [0.0039 in]
Positioning PrecisionXY: 11 microns [0.0004 in]Z: 2.5 microns [0.0001 in]
Filament Diameter1.75 mm [0.069 in]
Nozzle Diameter0.4 mm [0.015 in]
Software BundleMakerBot MakerWare
File TypesSTL, OBJ, Thing
Operating SystemsWindows (7+)Mac OS X (10.6+)Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)
ConnectivityUSB, SD card (both included)
ChassisPowder coated steel
Build PlatformHeated, black anodized 356F aluminum
XYZ BearingsWear-resistant, oil-infused bronze
Stepper Motors1.8? step angle with 1/16 micro-stepping
Storage Temperature0??32? C [32??90? F]
Operating Temperature15??32? C [60??90? F]
AC Input100?240 V, ~4 amps, 50?60 Hz
Power Requirements24 V DC @ 9.2 amps