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Official Makerbot Australian Distributor

Makerbot Replicator Z18
Professsional, Large volume 3D Printer

Shipping in May 2014

Pre-Order It Now for delivery May
 @ $11,850.00
Non Stock item. Approx. delivery time: 2 weeks
5% Bulk Discount Conditions.
Free The Box : 1 X 0.9kg Makerbot Large Filament - Natural

Compatible filament : Makerbot PLA 0.9kg Filament (Large spools) fit neatly into the filament drawer.
Other spools can be used, including both the Makerbot and Bilby3D brand spools but will not fit in drawer. Every customer who buys larger Bilby3D brand spools with their 5th Generation machine will get a free turntable to put the spool on.
choose Filament Now

Freight Free. GST Inv. No hidden costs!

Includes 12 months Australian Warranty and Full Tech support!
More Info

Announced at CES 2014, this impressive printer boasts a 30.5 X 30.5 X 45.7cm build area!

That is big enough to build a life size print out of your own head! Perfect for making extra large industrial prototypes, models and products. Or printing multiple things at once, for faster output.

How fast can you have one?
As official Australian Distributors for Makerbot Industries, Bilby3D is uniquely positioned to get you your Makerbot Replicator Z18 fast.
They are being released between April-May 2014 (date yet to be finalised by MBI). We will be getting some off the first machines off the line, so register you name now to be at the top of the list!

Register Now : every time Makerbot release a machine demand far exceeds supply. To avoid long waiting lists register your interest now.

Once we have them, we will individually check machines and ship them out to you within 1 business day using TNT couriers.
Delivery is usually :
1-2 days to Sydney or Melbourne,
2-3 days to Brisbane,
3-5 days to Adelaide and
5-7 days to Perth.
3 days to New Zealand
5-7 days to throughout asia

You get an email as soon as we book the job with online tracking details, so you can watch it travel to you online.

Exclusive to the Makerbot Replicator Z18
HEATED CHAMBER Enclosed and heated build chamber designed for printing large models with minimal curling.

ULTRA-TALL BUILD VOLUME Build objects up to 45.7 cm (18 inches) tall. Total build volume:42,475 cm3 (2,592 in3). Full build area 30.5 x 30.5 X 45.7cm

100 MICRON LAYER RESOLUTION Create professional-quality, high-resolution prototypes and complex models Get smooth-to-the-touch surfaces that don't need sanding, finishing, or postproduction Create realistic prototypes and models for demonstrations and presentations Choose settings that range from fast draft to finer resolution

5th Generation Features
The Makerbot Replicator Z18 is part of Makerbot Industries fifth generation of machines. With that fifth generation comes a range of new, sophisticated technology features that define the new standard for ease of use, quality, and reliability of this Makerbot 3D printer. These include :

On-board user interface and intuitive dial create a rich user experience
Access your object library and see previews of your 3D model files
On-board utilities help you set up and maintain your printer

An easy to to swap or replace system that detects filament absence and automatically pauses your print! It also then sends notifications to the Makerbot Desktop and Makerbot Mobile apps
For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thingiverse and social networks. The camera is accessible through MakerBot Desktop and MakerBot Mobile apps. It automatically takes reference pictures of final prints and saves them to your cloud storage library
Free and friendly Makerbot Mobile app allows for remote monitoring from the on-board camera feed, and to recieve notifications and alterts from your makerbot Replicator 5th Gen 3D printer.
4 ways to connectUSB stick*, USB cable, Ethernet cable*, or WI-FI

Cloud connected Send print file via Wi-Fi, Ethernet* or USB to printer and
control your 5th Generation Makerbot Replicator from anywhere with MakerBot Mobile
*USB stick and Ethernet are not available on the mini
All 3 5th Generation machines (Z18, Replicator, and the Mini) are designed specifically for PLA and cold bed printing.
All these magnificent machines are designed with cold bed filaments in mind, which include PLA, Wood, Brick, Nylon, and PVA
Although the Z18 has a temperature controled chamber, it does NOT have a heated bed.

Backed By Bilby3D : What Our Customers Have To Say
" After waiting 5 weeks for tech support from my supplier I rang you. Within 2 hours I was printing - your tech girl was incredible. Thanks so much." Adam

" Thank you for all of your support with my Makerbot Replicator 2. Although, I’m embarrassed to say, I bought my Rep 2 from the other Australian distributor, the difference in the level of support I’ve experienced has been considerable.
Your level of experience and expertise is readily apparent, whereas the impression I have from Thinglab is that they are a simple sales agency rather than a value-added distributor.
Your willingness to help troubleshoot a printer that you didn’t even sell was sensational – the corresponding experience from Thinglab was comparable to a proverbial ‘shrug of the shoulders’.
Bilby3D’s access to the latest information, tips, and ability to improvise improved parts for what is, understandably, a brand new device/work in progress has substantially increased the benefit I’m receiving from my printer."
Troy, Skyzer

" Bilby have always been there to help us along the way, no matter how silly my questions." Kate

" Loving the new fact sheets on - great work guys." Ben

Note : So many non-Bilby3D customers now want Bilby3D tech support and warranty that we had to start charging, sorry - $300 per year. This is free to customers who purchase machines from us. Please consider how much dependable support is worth to you?
Makerware : new software to back it up
Makerbot has released FREE all new software : Makerware. The software enables lightning fast preparation time utilising the companies new slicing engin, which is 20 times faster than previous technology. Plus it is smarter and more efficient, which means faster build times too!
Download it now ; and pen up one of your designs, or one you downloaded from and experiment with scaling it, moving it, and saving the file for printing. You will see you have full control over the number of Shells (how thick the wall is) and the density of the model (from 0% to 100% solid/fill). You can also specify the layer height (resolution) from .34mm to .1mm.

Plus you can now make multiple things at once! Just load up muliple models at the same time and print them simultaneously!

Makerbot 5th Gen PLA
5th Gen Makerbots have specific Spool draws that require Makerbot 5th Gen PLA Spools. They are 0.9kg in weight.
You Can still use other PLA filament! (click here for full list here) It will just not fit in the drawer. When you buy other filament from us wita 5th Generation Makerbot we will give you a free turntable to hold your filament spool during printing.

Translucents are semi transparent/see through. Solids/True colours are obviously not transparent at all

Translucents Red
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

Translucents Orange
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

Translucents Yellow
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Translucents Green
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch


Translucents Blue
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Translucents Purple
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

Translucents Natural
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Solid Red
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Solid Orange
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

Solid Yellow
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

 @ $123.20
GST Inc. Low stock. May be backordered.

 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Warm Grey
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

Cool Grey
 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

 @ $123.20
GST Inc. In Stock, ready for dispatch

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