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Anet A8 vs. Prusa i3

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Besides many test devices, Martin now has his fourth own 3D printer running and prints as a hobby for friends, family and himself. He is happy to share his experience with each new article.

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When talking about 3D printers as DIY kits, the names of two world-famous devices – the Prusa i3*

Anet A8Prusa i3
Performance 100 W 150 W
Print material ABS, HIPS, PLA, PETG etc.ABS, HIPS, PLA, PETG etc.
Print volume 250 x 210 x 200 mm220 x 220 x 240 mm
Printing technology FDMFDM
Print speed 100 mm/s40 – 120 mm/s
Nozzle diameter 0,4 mm0,4 mm
Coating thickness 0. 1 – 0.3 mm0.05 – 0.35 mm
File Formats STL, OBJ, G codeSTL, OBJ, G code
Filament diameter 1.75 mm1.75 mm
Positioning accuracy XY0.012 mm0.012 mm
Positioning accuracy Z0.004 mm0.004 mm
Memory card SD cardSD card
Delivery As a kitAs a kit