Ultimaker S3 vs Original Prusa i3 MK4

When you compare the Ultimaker S3 to the Original Prusa i3 MK4 you can see which Printer is better. Let's take a look of the comparison, and see which model of Printer out ontop.

Specs comparison between the two Printers

Ultimaker S3Original Prusa i3 MK4
Extruder TypeBowdendirect drive
Print TechnologyFused Filament Fabrication
Usable Filament Diameter2.85 mm1.75 mm
Build Plate MaterialHeated Glass
Max Power Consumption350 W120 W
Build Area230 mm x 190 mm x 200 mm250 x 210 x 220 mm
Build Plate Attachmentmagnetic
Ambient Operating Temperature15°C - 32°C
Max. Nozzle Temperature280 ºC300 °C
Build Volume230 mm x 190 mm x 200 mm
Number of Extruders21
Build Plate Leveling SystemAdvanced Active LevelingMesh Bed Levelling
Filament Chamber ClosedYes
Open Filament SystemYes
Max Build Plate Temperature140 ºC120 °C
Layer Height0.020 mm0.05 - 0.30 mm
Extruder Construction Type DualDual-head with electronic lifting system
Total Mass Overall Dimensions394 mm x 489 mm x 637 mm500 mm x 550 mm x 400 mm
Resolution20 - 600 µm
Build Chamber During ProcessclosedOpen
Resin Display Typemonochrome UI
Cloud ControlYes
USB PortYesYes
Ethernet PortYesYes
Build Chamber HeaterYes, max 60°C
Hepa FilterNoNo
Filament Runout SensorYes
Weight14.4 kg7 kg
Dimensions394 mm x 489 mm x 637 mm500 mm x 550 mm x 400 mm
VoltageAC: 100 V - 240 V, (50 - 60 Hz)
Total Weight14.4 kg7 kg

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