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MakerBot Method X 3D Printer

MakerBot 3d Printers SKU: MKB-900-0002A

MakerBot Method X 3D Printer

MakerBot 3d Printers SKU: MKB-900-0002A
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Regular price $6,499.00 Sale price $5,499.00
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MakerBot Method X 3D Printer


A Manufacturing Workstation

The MakerBot METHOD X is a high performance, tinker-free 3D printer designed to handle the most complex 3D printing needs. Featuring a 100‚°C heated chamber, the METHOD X prints a wide range of complex and durable ABS parts and other material types. Delivering uncompromised performance right out-of-the-box, the METHOD prints 2x faster than leading desktop printers and offers a seamless CAD to Part workflow.

Developed from the ground up leveraging industry-leading Stratasys‚® patents, Method features high quality components like a heated build chamber, precision dissolvable supports, and dry-sealed material bays. Perfect for manufacturing tools, end-user parts and functional prototypes. The Method X delivers maximum innovation with minimal investment.


  • Dual performance extruders
  • Dry-sealed material bays
  • 100‚°C circulated heated build chamber
  • Wifi Connectivity and 21 on-board sensors
  • Remote monitoring and printing
  • 25 Compatible CAD file types
  • 5" Full-color capacitive touch screen
  • Over 300,000 hours of reliability testing



  • 1 MakerBot METHOD X 3D Printer
  • 1 Spring Steel Build Plate
  • 1 Model 1XA Performance Extruder
  • 1 Support 2XA Performance Extruder 
  • 1 Nozzle Brush
  • 1 Hex Key
  • 1 USB A-to-B Cable
  • 1 US Power Cord
  • 1 EU Power Cord
*Please Note: MakerBot materials sold separately. Removal of SR-30 support material requires Circulation Tank and Ecoworks cleaning agent.


Technical Specifications



  • Print Technology: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • Print Heads: 2
  • Dimensional Accuracy: +/- 0.2mm
  • Layer Resolution: Range of 20 - 400 microns
  • Build Speed: Up to 2x faster than desktop 3D printers
  • Max Material Flow Rate: ~50mm3‚ per sec
  • Print Head Travel Speed: Up to 500 mm per sec
  • Print Modes Tuned and optimized for: 200 microns - Balanced Print Mode *High Quality Print Mode at 100 microns Coming Soon*
  • Maximum Build Volume:‚ 19 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.75 in single extrusion (print settings coming soon)
    15.2 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 6.0 x 7.5 x 7.75 in dual extrusion

Product Testing
  • Test Hours: 220,000+ total testing hours (system reliability, subsystem, and print quality)


Printer Hardware


  • Frame Construction:
      Aluminum Die Cast Base
    ‚  ‚  Extruded Aluminum Uprights
    ‚  ‚  Steel Weldment Gantry Frame
  • Temperature Control: Circulating Heated Chamber
  • Build Plate: Flexible Steel Build Plate
  • Build Surface: Reusable Grip Surface
  • Display: 5" Full-Color Capactive Touch Screen
  • Camera Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels


Sensor Suite



  • Drawer:
          Humidity Control
          Material Detection
  • Performance Extruders:
          Material Detection
          Encoder (Jam Detection)
  • Printer:
          Lid- Open/Closed
          Door - Open/Closed
          Temperature Sensors - Heated
          Calibration Sensors


Extruder Hardware



  • Extruder Thermal Core Length: 48.2 mm
  • Max Extruder Drive Torque: 200 Newtons
  • Nozzle Diameter: 0.4mm





  • Spool Type: Smart Spools with RFID sensors
  • Spool Sensors: Remaining Material, Material Color, Material Kind
  • Supported Materials:
           MakerBot Precision Materials: ABS, ASA, PLA, Tough, PVA, SR-30
           MakerBot Specialty Materials: NYLON, PETG, more to come





  • Ambient Operation Temperature:‚ 15 - 26‚º C / 59 - 78‚º F, 10 - 70% RH non-condensing
  • Storage Temperature: 0 - 38‚º C / 32 - 100‚º F
  • Printer Automation:‚ Automatic Z Calibration, Automatic Nozzle Calibration, Automatic Material Loading


Safety & Compliance



  • FCC
  • EMC
  • Low Voltage Directive 60950-1, 62368





  • Software Bundle: MakerBot Print, MakerBot Mobile
  • Supported File Types: 
    MakerBot (.makerbot), STL (.stl), SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm), InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam), IGES (.iges, .igs), STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp), CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct), Wavefront Object (.obj), Unigraphics/NX (.prt), Solid Edge (.par, .asm), ProE/Creo (.prt, .asm), VRML (.wrl), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)
  • Operating Systems: Windows (7,10), Mac OS X (10.9+)





  • Connectivity: USB Drive, USB, Ethernet, WiFi
  • Power Requirements:‚ 
          100 - 240 V
          8.1A - 3.4A 50/60 Hz
          800 W max.




  • Free 1-Year Extended Warranty
  • Support Plans:‚ 
          MakerCare Gold (2 Years)
          MakerCare Platinum (3 Years)




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