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Elegoo Jupiter vs Phrozen Mega 8K

Last Updated: April 13th, 2023

Large resin printers allow you to efficiently batch print and make larger items, but you better have a large budget as well. These printers carry similar, if not higher, XY resolutions to the smaller printers so prints will be just as beautiful and detailed. 

We recommend the Phrozen Mega 8K only when you absolutely need all of the build volume.

The Elegoo Jupiter or Anycubic M3 Max will provide better values for most users.

Elegoo Jupiter


Resolution: 0.051mm (XY) 0.01mm (Z)

12.8" 6k Screen ($210)
Print Volume: 278mm (L) 156mm (W) 300mm (H)

M3 Max vs Jupiter

Elegoo Jupiter

Phrozen Mega 8K


Resolution: 0.043mm (XY) 0.01mm (Z)

15" 8k Screen ($390)
Print Volume: 330mm (L) 185mm (W) 400mm (H)

Jupiter vs Mega 8K

Phrozen Mega 8K

Jupiter and Mega 8K

  • Both printers are locked under Chitubox, but third parties like Lychee have been able to add these printers to their slicer.
  • Both printers will have a machine warranty of 12 months and a screen warranty of 3 months.

Elegoo Jupiter

  • The Elegoo Jupiter has the lower XY resolution at a value of 0.051mm.
  • The Jupiter has a build volume of 278 x 156 x 300mm.
  • Elegoo's replacement parts are generally cheaper - the screen for the Jupiter will be approximately $200.
  • The pre-order shipments of Jupiter were delayed to after May 2022. Current orders appear to be shipping within a few weeks. Towards the end of 2022, we can expect to see the printer on amazon.
jupiter examples


  • Release Year: 2022
  • Release Price: $1,300
  • Assembly: Fully
  • Build Volume: 277 x 156 x 300 mm
  • XY Resolution: 0.051 mm
  • Screen: 12.8" 6K (5448 x 3064)
  • LED Intensity: n/a
  • Compatible Slicers: Lychee, Chitubox, PrusaSlicer (UVtools)
  • Power Requirement: n/a
  • Dimensions: 498 x 358 x 750 mm
  • Weight: 88 lbs (40 kg)

Phrozen Mega 8K

  • The Phrozen Mega 8K has the higher XY resolution at a value of 0.043mm.
  • The Mega 8K has significantly more build volume, 330 x 185 x 400mm.
  • The Mega 8K has a screen replacement price of $400.
  • The pre-order shipments of the Mega 8K are over so it is available for purchase now. Currently, the Mega 8K is only available through the Phrozen webstore, MatterHackers, and on amazon via third parties.
mega 8k print example


  • Release Year: 2021
  • Release Price: ~$1,600
  • Assembly: Fully
  • Build Volume: 330 x 185 x 400 mm
  • XY Resolution: 0.043 mm
  • Screen: 15" 8K (~7670 x 4300)
  • LED Intensity: n/a
  • Compatible Slicers: Lychee, Chitubox, PrusaSlicer (UVtools)
  • Power Requirement: n/a
  • Dimensions: 470 x 400 x 680 mm
  • Weight: 77 lbs (35 kg)

Frequently Asked Questions

The release price for the Elegoo Jupiter is $1,300. We do not expect a price drop anytime soon.

The release price for the Phrozen Mega 8K is $1,600, but this has increased to $2,200.

The Elegoo Jupiter has a large build volume of 278mm (L) 156mm (W) 300mm (H).

The Phrozen Mega 8K has a large build volume of 330mm (L) 185mm (W) 400mm (H).

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