MakerBot Sketch Large Single Unit

The Bolder, Bigger 3D Printer for the Classroom

By MakerBot

MakerBot Sketch Large Single Unit

The Bolder, Bigger 3D Printer for the Classroom

By MakerBot

The MakerBot SKETCH Large brings a whole new option to print bolder and bigger in the classroom. The SKETCH Large allows students of all ages to think big, make big, and do big things while the easy-to-use platform encourages collaboration.

Please note that 3D Universe is authorized to sell this product within the United States only.

Includes (3) spools of MakerBot Sketch PLA
Includes 1 seat of MakerBot Teacher Certification
Includes 15 seats of MakerBot Student Certification
Free Shipping in the US
One-Year Warranty


Currently on backorder. Orders are expected to begin shipping in early August.

The MakerBot Sketch Large brings a whole new option to print bolder and bigger in the classroom. The Sketch Large allows students of all ages to think big, make big, and do big things while the easy-to-use platform encourages collaboration.


Introducing the MakerBot SKETCH Large

The MakerBot SKETCH Large 3D Printer brings you to the next level of 3D printing in the classroom. Their largest Education focused 3D printer offering comes with in depth 3D printer training, a fantastic collection of student curriculum and enough printing material to last your classroom an entire semester's worth of making!

Everything You Need to Implement 3D Printing in the Classroom

What you get with SKETCH Large?:

Large Printing Capabilities
670 cubic inches of printing space (print up to 10 student projects at a time!)

Enough Printing for a Whole Semester
3 Spools of Easy to Print, PLA Filament

3D Printer Training & Design Thinking Courses
1 x Teacher Seat in Printer Training Course & Curriculum Creation Course as well as 15 x Student Seats in Printer Training Course & Design Thinking Courses with over 600 lesson plans.

Classroom 3D Printing Management
Free, Cloud-based, printer preparation software for easy collaboration and student led projects

Printer Features & Accessories
• Flexible Build Plates
• Heated Build Stage
• Enclosed Print Chamber & Air Filter
• Onboard Camera
• Spatula & Snippers

MakerBot Certification

More than just learning about printer operation. Certify your students in real world problem solving through design thinking and 3D printing. Get access to a full set of interactive content, projects, quizzes and exams developed by MakerBot Certified Educators.

  • ISTE-certified 3D printer training for both teachers and students
  • 3D Printing-Integrated Curriculum training for teachers with applicable PD credit
  • Real World Problem Solving training through Design Thinking and 3D Printing

MakerBot Cloud

Manage your classroom's printing like a boss. SKETCH Large classroom makes the 3D printing experience even easier with MakerBot's cloud-based, 3D printing file management software. Students submit their designs without issue, and teachers queue up their classroom prints with ease.

  • MakerBot Cloud™: Manage students' projects with a cloud-based print queue
  • Print directly from TinkerCAD™
  • Industry leading support

600+ Certified Lesson Plans

Access hundreds of lesson plans from educators all across the country with community-driven lesson plans reviewed & approved by MakerBot Education. Find lesson plans designed for grade levels and subjects applicable to your classroom and curriculum.

  • Access 600+ lesson plans across various grade levels & subjects
  • Join the largest 3D printing community of educators
  • Curated lesson plans created by MakerBot Certified Educators

Heated and Flexible Buildplate

Reliable prints everytime with the heated build plate for secure, successful printing and a flexible surface to make removing finished prints a breeze.

Touch Screen Controls

Start, monitor and pause your students' prints with an intuitive interface, designed for easy 3D printing navigation.

Enclosed Chamber and Particulate Filter

Place your printers anywhere in the classroom without worrying about curious hands and print with peace of mind with a particulate filter installed in each printer.

Package Contents


MakerBot SKETCH Large

Package Contents

  • [1] 1 MakerBot SKETCH™ Large 3D Printer
  • [2] MakerBot Cloud™
  • [4] 3 MakerBot PLA Spools
  • [5] 2 Build Plates
  • [6] 1 Spatula
  • [7] 1 Snips
The makerbot certification program for students and teachers
  • [3] Access to MakerBot University:
    • 1 Seats in MakerBot Certification™ for Educators
    • 15 Seats in MakerBot Certification™ for Students




Print Technology
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

Build Volume
220mm x 200mm x 250mm
[8.66in x 7.87in x 9.84in]

Build Speed
Max Print Speed: Up to 150mm/sec

Layer Resolution
100-400 microns [0.0039 IN-0.0157 IN]
Print mode tuned for 200 microns

Material Diameter
1.75 mm [0.069 in]

Material Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch PLA Material
*MakerBot Sketch Tough Material is not compatible with SKETCH Large at this time

Extruder Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch Extruder

Nozzle Diameter
0.4 mm [0.015 IN]

Operating Volume:
50 dB

Print File Type


Maximum Heated Build Plate Temperature:
110c [230F]

Ambient Operating Temperature

15­-30°C [59-86°F] 10% to 70% RH non-condensing

Storage Temperature
0­-55°C [32-­131°F]


Product Dimensions
547mm (H) x 535mm (W) x 470mm (D)
[21.54in (H) x 21.07in (W) x 18.5in (D)]

Shipping Box
675mm (H) x 569mm (W) x 591mm (D)
[26.57in (H) x 22.4in (W) X 23.27in (D)]

Product Weight
23.2 kg [51.15 lb]

Shipping Weight
32kg [71.65 lb]


Print Heads:
1 (user replaceable)

Nozzle Diameter

Nozzle Material:
Stainless Steel (SU304)

Filament Detection and Auto Load/Unload

109mm color touch screen [4.3in]
Camera resolution

2 megapixels

Build Surface
Grip Surface

Build Plate Leveling
Heated with removable flexible build surface

Camera resolution
2 megapixels


Software Bundle
MakerBot Print Software

Supported File Types
MakerBot (.makerbot)
STL (.stl)
SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm)
InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam)
IGES (.iges, .igs)
STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp)
CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct)
Wavefront Object (.obj)
Unigraphics/NX (.prt)
Solid Edge (.par, .asm)
ProE/Creo (.prt, .prt., .asm, .asm.)
VRML (.wrl)

Operating Systems
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.12+)
NOTE: Does not support Mac Catalina

CAD Plugins
SolidWorks, Autodesk Fusion 360, Onshape, Autodesk Inventor


Power Requirements
100-­240 V, 50-60 HZ

USB, Ethernet, Wi­fi


Fully enclosed
Particulate Filter
IEC/ EN/ UL60950-1, IEC/ EN/UL 62368-1

Compatible Materials


MakerBot SKETCH PLA Filament

MakerBot SKETCH Tough PLA Filament
**Tough for SKETCH not compatible with SKETCH Large at this time

Helpful Resources

Support Resources

For general usage questions, contact 3D Universe:

Phone: 800-689-4344

For hardware-related support, contact MakerBot Support:

3D Printing Resources

STL Files:

  • Thingiverse: Most comprehensive site available for free downloadable STL files
  • YouMagine: Another excellent site for free STL files
  • Yeggi: A search engine for finding 3D printable files

CAD Software:

  • TinkerCAD: A free, easy-to-use browser-based CAD solution. Great option for beginners
  • SketchUp: A popular CAD software, free for personal use
  • FreeCAD: A free, open-source parametric 3D modeler
  • Blender: A powerful open-source 3D modeler, popular and full of great features, but with a steep learning curve
  • Autodesk Fusion 360: A powerful, full-featured, browser-based parametric modeling solution, free for students and startups
  • OpenSCAD: This free CAD tool uses a textual programming-style language to create solid-body objects instead of using visual modeling tools

Why Buy From 3D Universe?

Fast, Reliable Shipping

Most orders for in-stock items ship within one business day.

Secure Online Checkout

3D Universe accepts all major credit cards, as well as online payment methods like PayPal, Apple Pay, Amazon Pay, and Google Pay.

Purchase Orders Accepted

Purchase orders are accepted from qualifying organizations with Net 30 terms for orders of $200 or more. Email us for more information.

Excellent Customer Support

Call us at 800-689-4344 or email us if you need any assistance!

Get the Quality Filament You Need

Nothing will impact your 3D printing results like the kind of filament you use. Good filament is highly consistent in diameter, is wound evenly onto the spool with just the right amount of tension, and will not tangle when being unwound. 3D Universe offers a wide range of high-quality filaments to choose from. We provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all filament we sell. If you have any problems, just send back the unused portion of the spool for a full refund. Check out our filament collection...

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