Zortrax M200 3D Printer Review Review Results
Today we review the Zortrax M200 3D printer. The project was launched on Kickstarter on 22 May 2013 with a goal of $100,000. The project was funded to $179,471 by 144 backers which surpassin its original funding goal.
Zortrax M200 3D Printer Basics
The Zortrax M200 weights about 35 lbs (16 kg), and has exterior dimensions of 13.6 x 17 x 17 inches (345 x 430 x 430 mm).
The Zortrax M200 prints using Z-Series filaments through a 0.4mm extruder nozzle, and has a printing resolution range between 90 and 400 microns. The Zortrax M200, has a print area of 7.87 x 7.87 x 7.086 inches (200 x 200 x 180 mm), and a total usable build volume of 439 cubic inches (7.2 L).
Zortrax M200 Printer Pros
Multi- Filament Support
The Zortrax M200 3D Printer supports four different kinds of filaments: Z-ABS, Z-ULTRAT, Z-HIPS and Z-Glass. All these filaments are available at affordable rates. All the filaments come with different physical properties allowing you to print a wide variety of objects. Multi-Filament support coupled with its accurate printing capability make this a printer good choice.
Superior Print Quality
The Zortrax M200 3D Printer’s Print quality is comparable to many higher-end printers. This printer’s layer thickness is thinner than some other comparable printers. This makes it one of the most sought after printers on the market today.
Zortrax M200 Printer Cons
Perforated Build Plate
The Zortrax M200 has a perforated build plate. Though the perforations are meant to aid in the removal of printed ojects, the process of cleaning the build plate itself can sometimes require more attention.
Proprietary Filament and software
The Zortrax works best with its exclusive Z-Series filaments and Z-Suite software. Some compatibility issues have been reported with 3rd party filaments and software. For best results use Zortrax filaments and software.
Zortrax M200 3D Printer Final review
The Zortrax M200 3D Printer is a very high quality, fully enclosed 3D printer. Its print quality is comparable to that of some rapid prototyping 3D Printers. If you are looking for a true professional desktop 3D printer, then Zortrax M200 may be the one for you.