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Printrbot

Printrbot Simple

8.2 / 10
Ideal for 
Beginners
Intermediates

Printbot is one of the earliest pioneers of desktop 3D printing. Still one of the most successful 3D printer campaigns on Kickstarter, in 2011 the company was the first to bring the promise of affordable 3D printing to reality.

Kit / DIY
Starting at 
$349.00

Owner ratings (50)

8.2 / 10
Print quality 
8.4
Ease of use 
6.4
Build quality 
8.0
Reliability 
7.3
Failure rate 
7.8
Customer service 
8.2
Community 
8.3
Running expenses 
8.7
Software 
7.6
Value 
9.2

Pros 
Design
Community
Customer support
Open source
Price
Cons 
Print quality
Build quality
Reliability
No heated platform
No Dual Extruder

Specifications

Printer type 
FDM
Material 
ABS (optional), PLA
Build volume 
10 x 10 x 10 cm
Min layer height 
100 microns
Extruder Head 
1
Printing speed 
60 mm/s
Open source 
Hardware & software
Can you use 3rd party material? 
Yes
Heated platform 
Optional
Filament Diameter 
1.75
On-printer controls 
Optional
Connectivity 
USB
SD card
Owner Reviews