The Zortrax M200 and the Ultimaker 2+ are very often rated as the top 3d printers of 2017. Both belong to the prosumer category, which means that they are suited to professional designers and small businesses. Nevertheless, there’s nothing against their use in home workshops, even by amateurs. Despite occupying similar positions in the ranking, both printers can be characterised by different features. This article is intended to emphasize them and help in choosing the right printer for specific needs.