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MakerBot Replicator+

MakerBot Replicator+
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Reviews
55 Reviews + 6 Awards
73
Features
Good Features
96
Popularity
Very Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning but 2 year old Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printer, with a good spec and a reasonable price. Owners report that this 3D printer is well designed, reliable but expensive.
Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice lydogbillede.dk Best in Test 4 Star
295 X 195 X 165 Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) No No Sep 2016
Maximum Build Size (WxDxH) Print Technology Engraver Module 3D Scanner Release Date
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $3,373.65 at Walmart 77 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the MakerBot Replicator+ number 3 across all 3D printers.

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Kagoo Score
91
Reviews
73
Features
96
Popularity
80
Value for Money
84
Age

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84
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

reviews indicate that it has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this 3D printer to others. This 3D printer has received six awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com plus two other sites and more industry awards from Lydogbillede.dk plus two other sites.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 3D printers with better features are available. However this MakerBot 3D printer has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The Replicator+ has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each 3D printer by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the 3D printer is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec 3D printers come to market, the older 3D printers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

3.7 stars (55 reviews)

18%

of Customers Would Recommend
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3 Editor's Choice Awards

This 3D printer has received an Editor's Choice Award from expert review sites PC Mag, tomsguide.com and Digitaltrends.com.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag Editor's Choice from tomsguide.com Editor's Choice from Digitaltrends.com

2 Best in Test Awards

The MakerBot Replicator+ has received a Best in Test Award from expert review sites ljudochbild.se and Lydogbilde.no.
Best in Test from ljudochbild.se Best in Test from Lydogbilde.no

Best in Test 4 Star Award

This 3D printer has received a Best in Test 4 Star Award from lydogbillede.dk.
Best in Test 4 Star from lydogbillede.dk

What Are People Saying About the MakerBot Replicator+?

Print Quality
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Design
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Robustness
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Price
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Ease of Use
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6 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was a Bit Expensive

Five people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was expensive.

  • ... software. No support for third-party filament. Some print glitche. Rather expensive. Lightweight and comfortable to wear. Fast performance thanks to the ...
    tomsguide.com 25 Oct 2016
  • ... quiet. Printer setup through MakerBot Mobile app can be tricky. Somewhat pricey filament.
    PC Mag 29 Oct 2016
  • ... print quality. Can't print tall objects. Noisy during operation. Relatively expensive filament.
    PC Mag 14 Sep 2015
  • ... print quality. Can't print tall objects. Noisy during operation. Relatively expensive filament. The 3D printer has a build platform the size of a loaf ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
  • 7 Out of 10 People Thought the MakerBot Replicator+ Was Solidly Made

    Four people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was reliable.

  • ... Replicator Mini desktop 3D printers. The company claims the new Smart Extruder+ provides a more reliable printing process for its fuse...
    digitalartsonline.co.uk 19 Feb 2016
  • ... Mini desktop 3D printers. The company claims the new Smart Extruder+ provides a more reliable printing process for its fused... MakerBot's customer base ...
    computerworld.com 18 Feb 2016
  • The prints great quality pieces! More than I expected and very reliable! Glad I purchased it!
    TrainLoverRich - Bestbuy.com 24 Nov 2017
  • ... budget as a result of the lucid smart Extruder. Wish I had spent my budget on a more reliable 3D printer. Makerbot you have so much potential to be a great ...
    Sub - Amazon.co.uk 1 Feb 2018
  • One Person Thought This 3D Printer Had a Short Battery Life
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    Some Customers Thought This 3D Printer Was a Good Size

    Two people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was a good size.

  • ... can be used variety of different projects...The 3D printer has a build platform the size of a loaf of bread, so you can create larger objects. The connectivity ...
    toptenreviews.com 4 Apr 2013
  • ... during operation. Relatively expensive filament. The 3D printer has a build platform the size of a loaf of bread, so you can create larger objects. The ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
  • Seven People Thought it Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was well designed and good-looking.

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    Well Designed
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... yet powerful software. Prints via USB. Ethernet, and Wi-Fi. Safe design for an open-frame printer. Relatively quiet. Printer setup through MakerBot Mobile ...
    PC Mag 29 Oct 2016
  • ... remain a workhorse in almost any environment...The polished design of the Replicator 2 looks great in any workspace, while allowing you to print the creation ...
    toptenreviews.com 4 Apr 2013
  • ... printers. Check out what you can do with it in the clip above... Safe design for an open-frame printer. User-friendly software. Comes with a backup extruder. ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
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    Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was very easy to use, was easy to setup and had good controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... produces good quality prints at an impressive speed, and the software that runs the printer is easy to use and can run multiple devices. That would make ...
    tomsguide.com 25 Oct 2016
  • ... printer for a while and MakerBot seem to be the leading brand. Firstly it's really easy to use. They claim one touch printing and it's not far from that. ...
    Yann - Amazon.co.uk 29 Aug 2014
  • ... speed, a larger build area, and workflow solutions for professionals...Easy to use. Very good print quality. User-friendly yet powerful software. Prints ...
    PC Mag 29 Oct 2016
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    Easy to Setup
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    Three people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ had a good display.

  • ... comfortable to wear. Fast performance thanks to the new dualcore processor. Screen looks great, if not as bright as the one found on Series 2, watchOS ...
    tomsguide.com 25 Oct 2016
  • ... Direct (or equivalent) and NFC support. Easytouse control panel. Easytoclean lint screen and HybridCare filter. Thoroughly dries towels and mixedcotton ...
    mashable.com 9 Oct 2016
  • ... support. Single-pass duplexing scanner. Relatively low cost per page. Large touch-screen display. Only one paper input source. Lacks Wi-Fi Direct (or equivalent) ...
    mashable.com 9 Oct 2016
  • Five People Thought it Was Not Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Several people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was bad in terms of connectivity and didn't have gps.

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    Bad in Terms of Connectivity
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... size of a loaf of bread, so you can create larger objects. The connectivity is limited to one option.
    toptenreviews.com 4 Apr 2013
  • ... size of a loaf of bread, so you can create larger objects. The connectivity is limited to one option. The MakerBot Replicator is the most fullfeatured ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
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    Doesn't Have Gps
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought the MakerBot Replicator+ Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    Three People Thought the MakerBot Replicator+ Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Two people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ was noisy.

  • ... set up and use. Very good print quality. Can't print tall objects. Noisy during operation. Relatively expensive filament.
    PC Mag 14 Sep 2015
  • ... set up and use. Very good print quality. Can't print tall objects. Noisy during operation. Relatively expensive filament. The 3D printer has a build platform ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
  • One Person Thought it Had a Big Capacity
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    Three People Thought it Has Good Print Quality

    Three people thought that the MakerBot Replicator+ had great print quality.

  • ... Replicator 2X ($2,799) can print plastic objects in two colors. Print quality is generally good, for both two-color and monochrome objects, but a poorly ...
    PC Mag 22 Jun 2014
  • ... build area, and workflow solutions for professionals...Easy to use. Very good print quality. User-friendly yet powerful software. Prints via USB. Ethernet, ...
    PC Mag 29 Oct 2016
  • ... extruder. Prints via USB. Ethernet, and Wi-Fi. Easy to set up and use. Very good print quality. Can't print tall objects. Noisy during operation. Relatively ...
    gadgetshow.channel5.com 25 Mar 2013
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Average maximum layer thickness
    Average minimum layer thickness

    What the Reviews Say

    7 out of 10 people thought the MakerBot Replicator+ was solidly made
    Some customers thought this 3D printer was a good size
    Seven people thought it was well designed
    8 out of 10 customers thought it was easy to use
    Some people thought it had good technical features
    Three people thought it has good print quality
    Five people thought it was not easy to connect to other devices
    Three people thought the MakerBot Replicator+ was not OK when it came to noise level
    Average Maximum Layer Thickness

    The Replicator+'s maximum layer thickness of 0.3mm is pretty typical compared to most other 3D printers. It is bigger than 51% of all 3D printers when ranked by this feature.

    What does "maximum layer thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Average Minimum Layer Thickness

    The Replicator+'s minimum layer thickness of 0.1mm is fairly average compared to most other 3D printers. It is in the thickest 78% of all 3D printers when ordered by this feature.

    What does "minimum layer thickness" mean? Less Edit
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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The MakerBot Replicator+ has been listed on Kagoo since October 2017 and is currently ranked number 3 out of 26 3D printers.
    80
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the MakerBot Replicator+ (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    6 out of 10 owners thought it was a bit expensive
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    Age

    MakerBot Replicator+ Release Date

    September 2016

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    MakerBot Replicator+ Specification

    Packaging Content
    Cables Included
    Key Features
    Maximum Build Size (WxDxH)
    Print Technology
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Engraving
    Engraver Module
    Scanning
    3D Scanner
    Technical Details
    Nozzle Width
    Model File Formats Supported
    Step Angle
    Control Type
    Layer Thickness Supported
    Maximum Layer Thickness
    Minimum Layer Thickness
    Filament Thickness Supported
    Printing Material
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Bundled Software
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Power
    Input Current
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Design
    Display Technology
    Built-in Display
    Housing Material
    Colour
    Viewing Window
    System Requirements
    Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
    Mac Compatibility
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    Ports & Interfaces
    Card Reader Integrated
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet LAN
    USB Port
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    makerbotrange mp04952model, makerbotrange mp05925, makerbot 817913013498, makerbot mbtmp05825df, makerbot mp07825eu, makerbot mp05950eu, makerbot mbt01349, listing mp05950eu, makerbot mbt01177, listing mp07825eu, makerbot mp05925, makerbot mini3d, makerbot z183d, listing z18

    Barcodes

     00817913011722,  00817913013498

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