Original Prusa i3 MK2S kit

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The Original Prusa i3 MK2S is one of the most popular 3D printers worldwide. Thanks to the great features like the heatbed with cold corners compensation, hassle-free PEI surface and support of wide range of materials, MK2S is the 3D Printer of the Year 2017 and 2018 in MAKE: Magazine.

This listing is a DIY KIT for self-assembly. We also offer a fully built, calibrated and tested 3D printer.

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The Original Prusa I3 MK2S is the winner of the 3D Printer Shootout 2017 and 2018 in prestigious MAKE: Magazine and for more than a year, it's the best desktop 3D printer according to 3Dhubs.com Trends. MK2S is also The Best 3D Printer for 2018 in "Workhorse" category on 3DHubs.com Guide with score 9.3 (the highest rated printer overall).


Original Prusa i3 is everywhere ;-)

Original Prusa i3 is everywhere, you can see the map of cities where we sent at-least one. Every dot=one ZIP code with one or more MK2s. Bigger map.

We're the highest rated on 3DHubs.com!

Prusa i3 is the most used 3D printer according to 3DHubs, since January 2016, and Original Prusa i3 MK2 is the highest rated 3d printer since Q3 2016 (FOUR quarters in a row!). Check out full stats for Q4 2017 at www.3dhubs.com/trends.


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS (NOVEMBER 2017 EDITION)

  • 31% bigger build volume - 10500 cm3 (25 x 21 x 20 cm or 9,84 x 8,3 x 8 in)
  • Open frame design for easy use
  • Integrated LCD and SD card controller (8GB included)
  • Up to 40% faster printing thanks to the genuine E3D V6 Full hotend
  • 0,4mm nozzle (easily changeable) for 1,75 mm filament
  • Layer height from 50 microns
  • Automatic mesh bed levelling
  • Automatic skew axes compensation
  • Heatbed with cold corners compensation - for warpless 3D printing from any material
  • Hassle free PEI print surface - no glass, no glue, no ABS juice
  • Supported materials – PLA, ABS, PET, HIPS, Flex PP, Ninjaflex, Laywood, Laybrick, Nylon, Bamboofill, Bronzefill, ASA, T-Glase, Carbon-fibers enhanced filaments, Polycarbonates...
  • Easy multicolor printing
  • 1 kg (2 lbs) Silver PLA filament included
  • Average power consumption 70 W (printing PLA) or 100 W (printing ABS), exterior dimensions 42 x 42 x 38 cm (16.5 x 16.5 x 15 inches), weight 6,5 kg (14 lbs), CE certification
  • Specially optimized firmware for quiet printing

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY OF THE PRINTS MADE BY OUR USERS




THE MORE MATERIALS YOU PRINT, THE MORE OF A PRINTER YOU ARE!


...and many more, we constantly add new materials! Send us tips for materials you would love to see supported :) Buddha statues were printed with our DETAIL print settings (100 µm layer height) and 60 mm tall. Full resolution image.


COMPARE OUR BUNDLED PRINTS PRESETS VS THE PRINT TIME

Compare our bundled print presets vs the print time




THE ORIGINAL PRUSA MK2 REVIEWS

Thomas Sanladerer review

"This is absolutely the best goddamn 3D printer on the market right now.”

Bob Clagett (I Like To Make Stuff) review

“The quality is as good as Ultimaker2”

3D Printing Nerd review

Original Prusa i3 MK2 is the best printer on the market for your money! Beware of a marching army of 60 polycarbonate printed Pikachus! 

Richard Horne (RichRap) review

“Many people are recommending this as a ‘great first 3D printer’. I would go further than that. It’s simply a great and very capable 3D Printer for a good price.”

Nerdly review

“With the kit, you get the tremendous amount of value.”

Make: Magazine's review

Best 3D Printer for 2017: Prusa i3 MK2 - read full review at Makezine.com


WHY DO YOU WANT ORIGINAL PRUSA I3 KIT?

Great support

We are an established company founded in 2009, and we work hard to help you start 3D printing as soon as possible. We are providing full 24/7 customer support with live chat and e-mail in several languages. There are also unofficial user groups on Facebook, where makers help each other. You will never be alone in the big world of 3D printing!

The kit comes along with a forum support where our ever growing community can always help, or you can even get in touch with Jo Prusa himself at the very same spot! Check out the forum and regularly updated Knowledge Base!

With 3D printing, buying a printer is just a beginning!


Fun to assemble

Assembling the kit is an excellent first step to the world of 3D printing. You will understand the principles of printer construction and get a huge advantage when you need to solve possible problems and replacements later.

But don't worry. Assembling is quite easy! You don't have to solder at all to build our kit. You don't even have to own a soldering iron. All our cables are cut to length and with professionally crimped connectors. And from the electronics standpoint, the hardest thing will be plugging the connectors to the motherboard.

All of this makes the kit very friendly to younger builders :-)


Best assembly instructions and free 3D Printing handbook

We didn't want to leave anything to chance, so our assembly instructions are pictured to the smallest detail.

See the assembly manual for yourself!

All fasteners and mechanical parts have 1:1 drawing so you can easily find them, and there is no chance of you picking a wrong one. You don't have to be MIT graduate to assemble our kit ;-)

Our fastest customer built the kit in 4 hours! Will you beat him?


Ready to print settings

We provide high print settings with the printer, so you don't have to dive into complex new programs the second you finish the build. You can start printing right away, and this gives you a great head start!

These settings are great for all kinds of objects, not just for a couple of prepared showpieces. After a while, when you're familiar with the printer, you can, of course, dive into tinkering ;-)

We are developing our own slicing software. In Slic3r Prusa Edition you can set everything you want. PrusaControl on the other side is focusing on casual users, and it's very easy to use. But of course, we also have the settings for the third party slicers like Simplify3D, Cura, etc.


Upgradability

One of the most popular features of Original Prusa i3 concept is upgradability. If you buy our 3D printer, you can upgrade it later to the new version, so you don't need to buy the whole new model every two years as you get used to for example with your phone or laptop. :-)

Upgrades are a great way not only for saving money, but also to learn about the construction of the printer's hardware. We are constantly improving our technology. A few years ago there was the Original Prusa i3 3mm which was upgradable to the Original Prusa i3 Plus 1.75mm (MK1). This printer can become MK2S thanks to the next big upgrade and then you can go even for the latest MK3 (or MK2.5 if you wish).


Ready for the Multi Material

Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material is the unique consumer option to print with up to 4 different materials simultaneously. The use of up to 4 material feeders with only one hotend makes the solution calibration free and much easier to use than currently available systems.

Multi-material could be your next step in the 3D printing world and MK3 is completely ready for the upgrade.

BTW: Do you know, that you can easily print soluble interface supports with Multi Material upgrade? We have a pretty smart solution for you - check out the video!


Quality guaranteed by Josef Prusa & Prusa Research

Prusa Research is a 3D printing company based in Prague, Czech Republic. It was founded by Josef Prusa, one of the core developers of the Open Source project RepRap, in 2012 as a one-man startup and grows to a 160+ team now.

The open-sourced Prusa i3 design is according to 3DHubs the most used 3D printer in the world.

Today we are shipping more than 6000 Original Prusa i3 printers per month to over 120 countries directly from Prague.


Original Prusa MK3 Original Prusa MK2S Original Prusa MK2S Multi Material Upgrade
Build volume 25 x 21 x 21 cm | 9,84 x 8,3 x 8,3 in 25 x 21 x 20 cm | 9,84 x 8,3 x 8 25 x 21 x 20 cm | 9,84 x 8,3 x 8
Layer height 0,05 – 0,35 mm 0,05 – 0,35 mm 0,05 – 0,35 mm
Speed 200+ mm/s 100 mm/s 100 mm/s
Print surface removable magnetic heatbed /
3 types of PEI spring steel sheets
heated with cold corners compensation /
PEI hassle free
heated with cold corners compensation /
PEI hassle free
Number of extruders 1 1 4
Supported materials Any thermoplastic including Nylon and Polycarbonate Any thermoplastic including Nylon and Polycarbonate Any thermoplastic including soluble supports - PVA, BVOH...
Special features Bondtech gears, Noctua fan,
extra silent Trinamic drivers
- Bondtech gears
Filament sensor Yes No No
Power panic Yes No No
Octoprint compatibility Yes Yes Yes
Advanced sensors 4 thermistors, fans sensor,
jammed extruder, shifted layers
2 thermistors 2 thermistors
Calibration automatic 9 points XYZ / skew axes compensation automatic 9 points XYZ / skew axes compensation automatic 9 points XYZ / skew axes compensation
Kit price $749 $599 $299
Assembled printer price $999 $899 -
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Original Prusa i3 MK2S kit

Original Prusa i3 MK2S kit

The Original Prusa i3 MK2S is one of the most popular 3D printers worldwide. Thanks to the great features like the heatbed with cold corners compensation, hassle-free PEI surface and support of wide range of materials, MK2S is the 3D Printer of the Year 2017 and 2018 in MAKE: Magazine.

This listing is a DIY KIT for self-assembly. We also offer a fully built, calibrated and tested 3D printer.