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Technology in the 3D printing machine becomes evolves from time to time. It used to print only simple material but now evolves to variant materials. Besides, the object to be print also comes in variant type. Now you can even print the difficult object such as castle building in a 3D way.

Since the competition is so hard in the market, most companies try their best to build new technology. Some popular companies such as the Elegoo and Longer also come to participate in the party. They have their most popular brands calls as the Mars series from Elegoo and Orange series from Longer.

Let’s take a deeper look over them so that we can decide which one has the best features and become the most suitable for you.

Elegoo Mars

The Mars series from Elegoo is a kind of 3D printing that will help you the most to finish your masterpiece. It comes with a simple design completes with a protection box so that your print result becomes more precious. It contains the build platform, resin tank, U-disk, measuring cup, UL adapter, and a manual book. Read also: Creality Ender 3 Pro vs Ender 3.

The Elegoo Mars 3D printing features with the ChiTu L5.5 series and 3.5 inches of touch screen operation. These make you easier to operate the machine which combines with the slicer software and USB connectivity. You will not find any difficulties to assemble because of the manual book that available on it.

The Elegoo Mars has a unique industrial design which comes so simple but so helpful to your printing process. It comes with a unique steel ball design that you can use it simply. You only need the Z-axis to return to zero position, after that you can lock the leveling screw. Make sure to lock them properly so that you can start the printing.

Product Dimensions15.75 x 16.54 x 7.87 inches18.8 x 9.2 x 9.1 inches
Shipping Weight16.8 Pounds15.15 Pounds
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The large screen on the Elegoo Mars comes in a colorful of 3.5 inches touch screen. You can simply operate this machine to see the preview from the SD card. It is so simple to use such as you look at the printing process in your computer in a real-time display.

The speed of the Elegoo Mars comes in the fastest printing machine in the market because of its Chitubox technology. It only needs about one minute to slice the 30 Mb of size model. On the other hand, to open the source of slicing only need about 10 minutes. This makes this 3D printing machine has an extraordinary printing.

The USB connection on the Elegoo Mars offers offline printing. This means you can print from the USB only right on the machine. The printing result will come in high precision in perfect accuracy. It uses a 2560 x 1440 2K HD masking LCD so that you have less worry about its high-quality printing.

The dimension of the Elegoo Mars comes in a weight lighter way at about 15.8 x 16.5 x 7.9 inches and 16.8 pounds of weight. With all of these features on its, the price comes at a reasonable price. It starts from US$174 in Amazon.

Longer Orange

The Orange series from Longer is a kind of 3D printing machine with build-in great technology. It comes with a high configuration and a simple operation that make an incredible printing result. Not only give you the best precision but also can reduce the temperature after heating to cooling in a faster way.

The Longer Orange comes with a user-friendly system so you can easily set up the machine by yourself with a manual book. There is also an easy setup manual for every beginner. You only need to set the leveling printer first, then set up the resin vat. It features an upgraded Z-axis linear guide.

The Longer Orange comes with detachable acrylic so that makes it easier to use. Besides, the linear guide makes this machine have an accurate leveling. This means your printing result can be longer than using other printing machines. It can reach up to 4.72 x 2.68 x 6.69 inches in large sizes.

The Longer Orange offers the more LED lights with 32 parallel UV lights technology. the uniforms light on this machine makes it better for the detailed printing. That makes you will not miss any detail about your printing result. More light can give you faster speed and quality.

The Longer Orange has three times faster on slicing software using the Chitubox. The software is so easy to install and set the parameter. You only click on it, then it is automatically set on the machine. Combines with the 2.8 inches of touch screen, makes you easily detect if something wrong in your printing.

The resin flows back design on the Longer Orange provides the declined plate. This makes it easier for you to prevent some drip out and wasting material. You will get the most efficient printing without more waste.

The dimension of the Longer Orange comes at about  8.7 x 21.6 x 8.7 inches and 14.4 pounds of weight. The price also comes at a reasonable rate that starts from US$159 on Amazon.


-【Fast Slicing Software】ELEGOO Mars comes with the latest version of CHITUBOX Slicing Software which gives you extraordinary user experience. CHITUBOX takes only 1 minute to slice 30Mb .stl model files while the open-sourced slicing software would take up to 10minutes.
-【Resin saving and Better Printing】CHITUBOX allows you to hollow out your model before slicing which could save your resin dramatically during photocuring process. Equiped with 40W UV lights and using ELEGOO resin, you can get a better printing result.
-【Smart and Convenient】3.5'' inch color touch screen equipped with the latest ELEGOO CHITUBOX 5.5 system makes it very easy for off-line printing. The build platform with steel ball balancing structure inside allows you to start printing within 5 minutes after assembly.
-【High Precision and Resolution】ELEGOO Mars uses a 2560x1440 2K HD masking LCD as to provide accurate printing with XY axis resolution of 0.00185inches / 0.047mm
- SLA 3D Printer. Rapid prototyping, big printing size with precise details. Valued entry-level - LCD light curing 3D printer.
Smart Supports Generation. One-click generates supports with cross-link enhanced structure, easy to add, modify or delete supports.
- User Friendly. The resin 3D printer with 2.8' full color touch screen, a friendly interactive interface allows you to preview and monitor print status in real-time.
- Fast Slicing. Longer self-developed slicing software allows you to quickly output 100M slicing file within 1 minute.

Which One Do You Prefer?

After getting the review above, we jump into the conclusion that Elegoo Mars is a better way to choose than Longer Orange. As come from technology, Elegoo has a better light source with a friendly user.

Elegoo Mars provides high-quality printing with a 3.5-inch touch screen. That makes this machine has easier to operate than the Longer Orange which only has 2.8 inches of the touch screen.

The slicer from the Elegoo Mars comes faster to use than from the Longer Orange. The unique steel ball on its comes so helpfully, but the Longer Orange doesn’t have these features. This means, if you are choosing the Elegoo Mars you can use the screw lock system that not every machine has.

Even though the Longer Orange comes as the newest version than Elegoo Mars, but the performance of Elegoo Mars comes in a better way. That makes the machine is perfect even for beginner or professional industry.