MakerBot Replicator Z18 is a good quality 3D printer from Makerbot, a relatively young startup manufacturing 3D printers that was acquired by Stratasys. The machine can be considered a prosumer 3D printer i.e. hybrid between consumer and industrial 3D printers. At a price of less than 10,000 USD; it is priced closer to consumer machines than industrial machines.
Makerbot Replicator Z18 has a print capacity of up to 12 x 12 x 18 inches. With such high build volume, it surpasses various industrial 3D printers present in the market. The printer prints at a resolution of 0.1 mm which is lot less than industrial 3D printers. The printer has an onboard camera and can be connected via Wi-Fi, USB, Flash Drive or Ethernet cable. It can work on Mac, Windows 7 and 8 & Linux operating systems.
Makerbot customer care is very good and its website has user guides, knowledge base and contact information for technical support. The printer also comes with 1 year warranty to cover all the moving parts.