Product DescriptionThe MakerBot Replicator Z18 has a massive build volume and the best price to performance ratio in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category. With the massive heated chamber and a build volume of 11.8″ x 12″ x 18″, you can make extra-large and ultra-tall industrial prototypes, models and products. The Z18 offers professional-quality detail, with 100-micron to 200-micron layer resolution, creating smooth-to-the-touch surfaces that don’t need sanding or finishing, and little to no post-production processing. The Z18 comes with standard on-board camera, Wi-Fi, USB and Ethernet connectivity and utilizes a Smart Extruder, which minimizes downtime by enabling you to quickly replace a worn out extruder in minutes. The 3.5 inch full color display is intuitive and creates a rich user experience. The printer also has mobile control, receive notifications and alerts from your printer – through your smart phone or PDA!
MAKERBOT IS LEADING THE WAY IN THE EDUCATION REVOLUTION!
Of the many outstanding features that the MakerBot 5th Generation series of 3D printers offers, the most important one is this – they work! Setup is straight-forward, and these printers will create prints reliably with little learning curve, over and over with minimal maintenance.READ MORE
MakerBot is setting the standard in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing and scanning. Tens of thousands of people are using the Replicator Desktop 3D Printer to innovate and create right in their own homes, workshops, offices, schools and studios. The printer delivers fifth generation ease of use and connectivity for all your 3D printing needs, offering a simple and versatile way to get from 3D model to 3D print.
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Additionally, we offer unpacking, setup, initial and ongoing training and monthly maintenance plans.
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100 Micron Layer resolution (200 Micron on Mini)
The 100-micron layer resolution on the Replicator 5th Gen enables the creation of professional-quality, high-resolution prototypes and complex models, with the convenience of having the printer right on your desk.
3.5-inch Full Color LCD Display (no display on Mini)
3.5-inch full-color LCD display and intuitive dial that creates a rich user experience. Access your object library and see previews of your 3D model files. On-board utilities help you set up and maintain your printer.
Onboard camera for monitoring print jobs and sharing pictures of your 3D prints. For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thingiverse and social networks. Accessible through MakerBot Desktop and MakerBot Mobile apps, the camera automatically takes reference pictures of final prints and saves them to your cloud storage library.
The free MakerBot Mobile app gives you the power to monitor and control your Fifth Generation MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer and access everything MakerBot from your mobile device. Use your smartphone to prepare files from your MakerBot Cloud Library for 3D printing.
With mobile access to Thingiverse, you’ll have hundreds of thousands of 3D downloadable digital designs at your fingertips.
The MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation is app and cloud enabled, offers USB, ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity to ensure a seamless production workflow and control your MakerBot Replicator from anywhere with MakerBot Mobile
Full-Featured MakerWare SoftwareMakerWare is a free software program that enables you to drive your MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer. The program lets you easily move, rotate and scale your 3D models. It is a powerful algorithm that slices your digital ﬁle into very thin layers to prepare it for 3D printing.
Visual Leveling System
Visual feedback makes leveling easier, with increased precision for consistent higher-quality printing.
The swappable Smart Extruder minimizes downtime by enabling you to quickly replace a worn extruder in minutes. Its modular design lets you plan for the natural wear common to 3D printing extruders and prepares you to quickly adapt to future innovations in the fast-evolving world of 3D printing.
Keep a spare Smart Extruder on hand, a quick swap will save you time and helps keep your production flowing. The MakerBot Smart Extruder is easy to swap or replace, detects filament absence and automatically pauses your print – it also sends notifications to MakerBot Desktop and MakerBot Mobile apps.
MakerCare Protection Plan
Our recommended MakerBot MakerCare Protection Plan provides you with the highest quality service and support from the people who know your MakerBot product best. Available for one , two and three year coverage, MakerBot will replace defective parts or arrange for you to ship your MakerBot product back to the factory for repair.
Replicator Z18 – Printing Print Technology Fused Deposition Modeling Build Volume: 30.5 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm (12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in) Layer Resolution: 100 microns Filament Diameter: 1.75mm Nozzle Diameter: .4 mm (0.015 in) Print File Type: .makerbot
Replicator Z18 – Software Software Bundle: MakerBot Desktop Software 3D Model File Types: .stl, .obj, .thing Supported OS: Windows (7+), Mac OS X (10.7 +) Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 +, Fedora 19 +
Replicator Z18 – Physical Dimensions Printer: 49.3 W x 56.5 D x 86.1 H cm (19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.9 H in) Shipping Box: 65.0 W x 71.9 x D x 106.0 H cm (25.6 W x 28.3 D x 41.75 H in) Printer Weight: 41 kg (90 lb) Shipping Weight: 52 kg (115 lb)
Replicator Z18 – Temperature Ambient Operating Temp: 15-24°C (60-75.2°F) Storage Temperature: 0-38°C (32-100°F)
Replicator Z18 – Electrical Power Requirements: 100-240 VAC; 5.4-2.2 A; 50/60 Hz; 350 W Connectivity: USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
Replicator Z18 – Mechanical Construction: Powder-coated steel with PC-ABS and aluminum composite material Build Surface: Injection molded PC-ABS Stepper Motors: 1.8° step angle with 1/16 microstepping XY Positioning Precision: 11 microns (0.0004 in) Z Positioning Precision: 2.5 microns (0.0001 in)
Replicator Z18 – Camera Camera Resolution: 320 x 240