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Makerbot is a company that sells their own variant of 3D printers, and owns Thingiverse. They also have a thingiverse and github account. They have at this point not open sourced everything, but it is however also unlikely that list of sources here is complete.


Their first version, used the RepRap Generation_3_Electronics.

Someone has also built a RepStrap similar to the old cupcake. Check out Pirated CupCake for more details.


physibles of first version.

Cupcake Heated build platform v2.

Hive76 Heated Build Platform(no files?)


Second version, used used Generation_4_Electronics.

Source files

Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer

Automated build platform

Makerbot Replicator

store link


Has source files here.

Replicator 2 going proprietary Controversy

The company in question decided to go closed source on this product.
Time line & Mainpage; Replicator 2 Controversy.

Not open sourced (aka: Neutering a RepRap):

  • Design files for the Replicator 2 body.
  • The makerware gui

Was/still is open source(d):


There have been at least two wiki dedicated to Makerbot, including:

Several wiki occasionally mention Makerbot, including

Uncategorized links to sources

If it is not listed above, and it is an important thing to list, but you don't have time/inclination to do it, put in this section.

MakerBot Stepstruder MK7

Plastruder MK5.