Power Usage 3D Printer Chat – 3D Printing News, Articles, Reviews and How To´s › Forums › Community › Open talk › Power Usage This topic contains 5 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Pavel 2 months ago. Author Posts June 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm #19023 Jared HeifetzParticipant Hi all, I am getting my Prisa i3 MK2 soon and my wife has recently conveyed concern about our electricity bill from using the printer often. Does anyone have any knowledge on the electricity use from printing? Thanks! June 20, 2017 at 2:03 am #19077 16 BitParticipant power supply requirement is printed in the Manual book , or even in the Printer itself. June 20, 2017 at 3:46 am #19091 PavelParticipant The heating element eats a lot. June 20, 2017 at 6:13 pm #19104 Jared HeifetzParticipant Still haven’t received it but I will take a look at the manual when I do, thanks! June 20, 2017 at 6:14 pm #19105 Jared HeifetzParticipant Would any of you be able to compare the power usage to another common appliance? Like, something that most people have that likely uses the same amount of electricity? June 21, 2017 at 3:09 am #19118 PavelParticipant Named from user 3D-printer or Steam iron. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.