Dremel vs Prusa 3D Printer: Comparison

Below, we compare the Dremel vs Prusa brand 3D printers.

We compare the main differences and similarities, the main features, and also consider which to get.

It’s also worth noting that although we’ve endeavored to include as accurate of a summary of the details of each printer as we can in this guide, we strongly suggest potential buyers separately confirm and do their own due diligence on the exact specifications, capabilities, and inclusions of the printers themselves prior to purchase.

Especially be aware of any potential return policies and/or warranties before you buy (through the seller you buy from), in case for any reason you’re not satisfied with your purchase.


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Dremel, & Prusa 3D Printers

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Dremel DigiLab 3D45 (on Amazon)

Dremel DigiLab 3D45 EDU (on Amazon)


Note that Dremel also has the 3D40 and 3D20 DigiLab models, but, we are focussing specifically on the 3D45 model in this guide.



Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D Printer, Assembled (on Amazon)

Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D Printer, w/ Self Assembly Required (on Amazon)


Dremel vs Prusa: Which To Get?

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Dremel vs Prusa: Main Differences

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Dremel vs Prusa: Main Similarities

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Dremel vs Prusa: Main Features

Dremel DigiLab 3D45, & Other Digilab Models

We’ve listed some of the main features of the 3D45, and the other DigiLab models in a separate guide.


Prusa i3 MK3S+ (Assembled)

A 3D printer that is an upgraded version of the MK3S (has improved first layer calibration, added high-quality Misumi bearings and other improvements)

Comes pre-assembled, and has very little set up required to start using it

Build area is 9.8 x 8.3 x 8.3 inches

Has a heatbed

The heatbed uses removable PEI spring steel print sheets with 3 types of print surfaces: smooth, textured and satin

Has automatic mesh bed levelling

Supports filament auto-loading

Can print objects up to 210 mm in height (8.26 inches)

Designed for a range of materials and filaments – the MK3S+ is fully compatible with PLA and flexible materials, and also PETG, ASA, Polycarbonate and Polypropylene 

Uses open source hardware and firmware

Uses PrusaSlicer as the slicer for the printer

Has a range of safety features for the printer

Prusa makes their printers upgradable, so, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade the printer if you choose

Kit currently comes with PLA filament spool

Prusa offer 24/7 technical support for the product

Currently on their website, Prusa indicates that the printer product has a 2 year warranty in the EU, and 1 year warranty in the rest of the world (ROW). But, confirm the warranty and return conditions with the seller. Also, be aware that any warranty may not extend to consumables.


– Potential Drawbacks

Does not come with an enclosure. Prusa does at this stage offer a separate ‘accessory’ which is the ‘Original Prusa Enclosure’, which is a modular box for the Original Prusa i3 MK3S+. This accessory is an additional cost though.




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