MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.
You have to factor in the cost of the filament plus electricity. Low temperature PLA will cost less than high temperature nylon. Is your machine running for three hours or over night? Did you spend a few hours designing a custom model or a few minutes to modify an existing model? Is the design for personal use or is it being sold?