Wanhao Duplicator i3

by Wanhao
94% Recommended


The Wanhao Duplicator i3 is a robust and economical version of the original Prusa i3 design. The high temperature nozzle, heated bed, and low price make this a great machine for beginners and experienced makers alike!

Product Details

Improve Printer Specifications
Printer Type
Print Bed Size (mm)
200 x 200 x 180
Layer Resolution
100 microns
Material Types
ABS,PLA. PET, Nylon, Flexible
Maximum Temperature
240° C
Open Source
Closed Hardware

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Avatar small By Russell Varney on May 13 2018
My 1st 3D printer a little gem

Value for money

easy to use

Customer service good 

Great little bargain to enter the 3D community

Avatar small By elec on Jul 04 2018
Great value for the money!

I was able to get a rebranded i3 through monoprice on sale for under $250 shipped! It showed up with a bad motherboard and was returned and replaced. Replacement came with  bent fan housing. After that was dealt with (months of procrastination then 5 minutes of careful hand bending) it has worked near flawlessly! I've had a couple nozzle clogs but no other problems.

Avatar small By dwhite on Jul 29 2018
Good printer.

good printer overall. Definitely would recommend. 

Avatar small By Ruud de Groot on Aug 26 2018
good value

love this one, for only 120 dollars and works good. Only negative was the broken mircro sd card

Avatar small By tinker Bill on Sep 28 2018
I did not see my printer listed on on your page, However I have the Monoprice Maker select plus which I believe is the same printer

The printer is very user friendly, it is very easy to put the filament in and out.

It is also very quiet running. I would recommend this printer to anyone especially if you are a first time buyer.

Avatar small By Arjan Wiegel on Oct 09 2018
The duplicator i3 was a very cheap ready-to-print printer

It was ready to print, easy to mod and still running strong after thousands of kilometers printed. At the moment (2018) cheaper and better printers are made, but it still does the job. 

Avatar small By Rufus Southey on Nov 17 2018
Its handy to have to create hobby parts

its fun i like it i didnt know if i wana get one but i did and i dont regret 


Avatar small By Thomas Barr on Jan 04 2019
The duplicator i3 is a very well constructed ready-to-print printer

its fun i like it and very easy to use this was my first 3d printer and well worth the money

Avatar small By kingderzelas on Mar 11 2019
Though its a "duplicator", it's still pretty dang good

Like most reviews say, this thing worked out of the box very easily. I didn't level it right at first so my bed has some scars in it, but once I did I didn't have any problems. In fact, almost any problem I had came from my own error in leveling or slicing. Within about a month though, you could start hearing that the fans were wearing out, but they still work. I would recommend getting some aftermarket fans, though I haven't even done that yet. That's how satisfied I am with the printer. Print quality is pretty dang good. I was able to print  at 0.08mm layer height miniatures with a 0.4mm stock nozzle pretty easily, though my technique has gotten better. I just recently put a 0.3mm nozzle on it and I didn't experience any clogging whatsoever. Great printer, worth the buy!

Avatar small By joshscribble on Apr 21 2019
For pro or noob - you can't go wrong with this

A cheap, super easy and high quality start to my 3D printing hobby. I successfully printed ABS and PLA, straight out of the box. And although it's rated for 100microns, I pushed the stock set up successfully from 50-300 microns. The value this thing provides is ridiculous. 

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