The FlashForge 3D printer doesn’t use that much electricity – it is almost the same as if you had a radio on during the time of print.
Please refer to the table below to get an idea about costs and consumption.
|Calculating energy consumption per print||Calculating filament usage per print|
|Printer power rating (W)||65||Filament cost per m||R0,97|
|Hours of printing (h)||0,2||Rand to dollar exchange||13,9|
|Kwh||0,013||Price per meter (USD)||$0,07|
|Energy price /Kwh (Rand)||R0,92||Total meters printer||0,61|
|Price for print (Rand)||R0,01||Total cost of filament printed||R0,59|
|Total cost of print – electricity + filament||R0,61|
|(excl. printer and other costs)|