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MakerBot Replicator Mini+ Compact 3D Printer

DIY Learning

Bring STEAM to life with 3D printed objects, Spark curiosity and engage the entire classroom with the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer.

The kit includes:

  • 1 MakerBot Replicator Mini+ Compact 3D Printer

  • Six-month Warranty

     

Price: $1,299

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  • Main Features

    3D Printers for students ages 4 and up

  • Dimensions

    13.8W x 11.6L x 15H inches

  • Educational value

    Engineering, Manufacturing, Architecture, Medical, Design, Geography, Science, Technology, Math

  • What’s in the box?

    1 MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, 6-month warranty

  • Mobile / stationary

    Stationary

  • Student to robot ratio

    1 printer per 10 students

  • Best for

    Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Makerspace, Museum, Library, Summer Camp

  • Grade Level

    K-12

  • Curriculum

    Covering Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering

  • Professional Development / Training

    No training required – available as an option

  • Warranty

    6-months warranty

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Enjoy Easy, Reliable 3D-Printing with MakerBot's Most Affordable Model

The MakerBot Replicator Mini+ Compact 3D Printer is an easy-to-use compact 3D printer for everyone. The MakerBot Replicator Mini is just right for smaller spaces such as college dorm rooms, classrooms, multi-workspaces, and the home. The MakerBot Replicator Mini offers fast and easy one-touch 3D printing. It has a maximum build volume of 4(L) x 5(W) x 5(H) inches and offers plug-and-play features. It is optimized for speed, has a build plate that requires no leveling, and produces an up to 400-micron layer resolution in prints. The MakerBot Replicator Mini+ offers fifth generation technology that MakerBot believes defines the new standard for ease-of-use, quality and reliability. It is optimized for MakerBot PLA Filament and offers downloads of free MakerBot Verified and ready-to-print 3D models from MakerBot's 3D design community. Perfect for educational use. Educates students how to think, imagine, create, craft and print in 3D, while preparing them for the jobs of the future.

Key Features

Easy and Affordable 3D Printing

  • Trust in a 3D printer that's durable, reliable, and easy-to-use
  • Fast, easy one touch 3D printing
  • Print, manage, and share your 3D creations simply and seamlessly with free MakerBot Software for your PC and Mac

Streamlined 3D Printing

  • Seamlessly integrated with the MakerBot 3D Printing Experience, a growing collection of hardware, software, materials, accessories, and solutions
  • Wi-Fi and USB-cable connectivity allow you to print from your computer or a MakerBot App
  • App and cloud-enabled for connecting to MakerBot Desktop and MakerBot Mobile
  • On-board camera and diagnostics

MakerBot Mobile App

  • Allows you to remotely connect to, monitor, and control your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer
  • Available for iOS and Android

The Smart Extruder

  • Easy to replace or swap so you can minimize downtime and continue printing
  • Detects the absence of filament, automatically pauses your print, and sends notifications to MakerBot Desktop and MakerBot Mobile
  • With this 3D printer, you can also upgrade to the Smart Extruder+ for superior results, reliability, and greater print success over time

On-Board Camera

  • For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thingiverse
  • Accessible through MakerBot Desktop and the MakerBot Mobile App
  • Automatically takes reference pictures of final prints and saves them to your cloud storage library

MakerBot PLA Filament

  • The best and most consistent filament for the MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer
  • Made in the USA and tested in-house to ensure highest quality standards
  • Uniformly round to ensure that it will consistently flow through the extruder onto the build plate in smooth even layers

Advantages to using 3D Printing for Teachers

  • Satisfy Curriculum: 3D printing and design offer a rich way to enhance and reinforce science, technology, engineering, art, math, and design skills already being taught in the classroom.
  • Engage Students: 3D Printers engage students in the process of design and making all while enhancing their ability to solve problems through creative and collaborative solutions.
  • Prepare Students for STEAM degrees and careers: Today’s professionals use 3D printing to advance product development cycles. It also provides students with tangible, hands-on experience in STEAM subjects and engineering fundamentals
  • Involve the Community: 3D printing is an excellent way to reach out to the community (i.e. student project showcases, fundraisers, student-run classes)

What is the return on investment?

K-5

  • Inspire curiosity in STEAM
  • Create tactile learning models for complex concepts
  • Establish spatial reasoning
  • Early engineering concepts and process

6-8

  • Develop design thinking skills
  • Learn through iteration
  • Hands-on engineering principles
  • Deepen history lessons through re-creating artifacts

9-12

  • Learn professional 3D design skills
  • Simulate real-world engineering problems
  • Develop college-readiness through advanced design thinking
  • Unlock critical thinking skills required to bring an idea to reality

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MakerBot Replicator Mini+ Compact 3D Printer

DIY Learning

Price: $1,299

In Stock