The Original Prusa I3 MK3 is the successor to the award-winning Original Prusa i3 MK2/S 3D printer. Our previous model is the winner of the 3D Printer Shootout 2017 and 2018 in the prestigious MAKE: Magazine and for more than a year, it's the best desktop 3D printer according to Trends. MK2S also became The Best 3D Printer for 2018 in "Workhorse" category on Guide with score of 9.3 (the highest rated printer overall).

And the new MK3 is even better! With its rebuilt extruder, a plethora of sensors and the new magnetic MK52 heatbed with replaceable PEI spring steel print sheet, it's our best 3D printer yet!

What we are proud of...

The most significant new features of Original Prusa i3 MK3


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The new MK52 Magnetic HeatBed holds replaceable alloy spring steel sheet with PEI surface. You can choose between two types of sheets - smooth PEI sheet (default option, already available) and textured powder coated PEI (this will be available later).


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With the MK3 we are introducing the reworked Y axis from aluminum extrusion. It provides the same rigidity as some other printers while providing the sleek look of our milled Dural frame. The frame is also optimized to add 10 mm of Z height totaling at 210 mm.


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Thanks to the new Trinamic2130 drivers and Noctua fan, MK3 is extremely quiet in the stealth mode. But also in normal mode is the printer quieter than 99 % of the available printers. In normal mode, we have also increased the printing speed. Now you can achieve more than 200 mm/s!


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Did you ever tripped over the extension cord and lost a 20-hours print? MK3 will save you! The printer can fully recover from the loss of power. It detects power interruption and shuts down the heatbed and extruder heating. After restoring the power, you can continue with printing.


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Our optical filament encoder detects the presence of a filament and also its movement. The MK3 can recognize running out of the filament, pause the print and ask the user to insert a new spool. We can also detect stuck filament and offer the user to clean the nozzle.


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The new EINSY RAMBo motherboard with Trinamic drivers not only makes the MK3 silent but it also can detect skipped steps and layer shifting. This is a big step forward for the reliability of the printer and the user comfort. You can say goodbye to ugly prints!


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The extruder is now upgraded to Bondtech drive gear. It grips the filament from both sides, increasing the push force and making the printer more reliable, especially for flexible filaments. Also, the print cooling fan now cools part from two sides, increasing the overall performance.


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MK3 has two new thermistors. The first one measures ambient temperature on the electronics, preventing MINTEMP errors in rooms with 15°C or less. The second one is embedded in the new PINDA 2 probe to compensate temperature drift. So the first layer will always be spot on!


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E3D V6 is market-leading all metal hotend well known for its high-temperature performance. MK3 uses a custom heatbreak developed together with E3D. It has proven well its reliability in our Multi Material upgrade and continues to deliver great performance in surprisingly small form factor.

Read more about features of our brand new Original Prusa i3 MK3 in the article at

Check out the official announcement video

Prusa i3 for businesses
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  • Built, calibrated, tested and with a complete warranty
  • 10% discount on subsequent orders of printers and filaments
  • Premium support over email + forum
  • Consultation of your use - case based

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for enthusiasts

  • Warranty on parts only
  • 5% discount on subsequent orders of filament
  • Only our forum support
  • The best assembly instructions proven by thousands of builders

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The Original Prusa i3 MK3 reviews

3D Maker Noob MK3 review

"In short. What I don't like about this printer? The rubber feet. What I like? Absolutely everything else!”


"Using this 3D printer has been a joy and an education. (...) The Original Prusa i3 MK3 is highly, thoroughly, and unreservedly recommended.”

MAKE: Magazine MK3 Quick Look

"This has a lot of really exciting features that are pushing what the industry is going to be doing.”

Thomas Sanladerer: MK3 review

"MK3 - highly recommended. I'm really looking forward to everything this printer does becoming standard everywhere.”

GreatScott!: MK3 review

"With it's combination of useful new features, along with the reliability and quality of the prints, this is a 3D printer that, especially in the kit form, offers a great price-performance ratio.”


"Josef Prusa and Prusa Research sent over a fully assembled Prusa i3 mk3 3d printer for me to test out and show off on the channel.”

Maker's Muse: MK3 review

"The smarts, the removable print surface and dependable quality make it perfect for design and prototyping.”

3D Insider: MK3 review

"It is without a doubt the best 3D printer under $1,000 (...) It offers outstanding quality for a reasonable price and comes with a truckload of features.”

See the MK3 in action!

MK3 interview with Josef by Thomas Sanladerer

MK3 interview with Josef by 3D printing nerd

Josef's improvised presentation of MK3 features

EINSY RAMBO interview with Josef by Thomas Sanladerer

Full features list

New features

Basic features

  • Magnetic PEI powder coat spring steel sheet
  • Brand new EINSY RAMBo motherboard
  • Silent Trinamic drivers with 256 microstepping
  • Faster printing: 200+ mm/s
  • Sensorless homing for X and Y axes
  • Detection and recovery of shifted layers
  • Improved frame rigidity with aluminium extrusions
  • Power loss detection and recovery
  • Better cooling from both sides of the object
  • Optional WIFI with Octoprint interface included
  • Bondtech extruder drive - filament is driven from both sides
  • Optical filament flow sensor with filament presence and movement detection
  • Automatic loading of filament when filament is inserted
  • Detection of jammed extruder with pause print
  • Both extruder cooling fan and print cooling fan detect RPM. When extruder fan is blocked the printer will stop to prevent damage of extruder. Same applies for print cooling fan.
  • Extra silent Noctua fan
  • New P.I.N.D.A. 2 probe with included thermistor - faster temperature calibration
  • Room ambient temperature sensor
  • Great build volume11.025 cm3 (25 x 21 x 21 cm or 9,84 x 8,3 x 8,3 in)
  • Integrated LCD and SD card controller (8GB included)
  • 0,4mm nozzle (easily changeable) for 1,75 mm filament
  • Layer height from 0,05 mm
  • Automatic mesh bed levelling
  • Heatbed with cold corners compensation – for warpless 3D printing from any material
  • Automatic skew axes compensation
  • Hassle free PEI print surface - no glass, no glue, no ABS juice
  • Supported materials – PLA, ABS, PET, HIPS, Flex PP, Ninjaflex, Laywood, Laybrick, Nylon, Bamboofill, Bronzefill, ASA, T-Glase, Carbon-fibers enhanced filaments, Polycarbonates...
  • Easy multicolor printing based on layer height
  • 1 kg (2 lbs) silver PLA filament included

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