A Look at Various 3D printers for every Budget

Ever since the introduction of 3D printing, the industry has been nothing short of a revelation. The technology brought something never experienced before which made people to fall in love with it. As with most of the new technologies, they tend to come with hefty price tags; 3D printing is no exception. The fact that 3D printing is still a new phenomenon, everything about the technology is quite expensive at the moment. However, this piece has identified some of the cost effective 3D printers in the market for every budget.

Peachy Printer

Peachy Printer

The printer takes a totally different approach from other 3D printers. The printer uses liquid light-sensitive resin to create things. Once this liquid is introduced to a laser beam light, it solidifies hence giving it the ability to create items. The method is inexpensive hence the reason why people love it. The printer costs $100.

MakiBox

MakiBox

The manufacturers of this 3D printer designed it focussing on two main attributes, affordability and dependability. First time users of 3D printing technology are greatly encouraged to use this printer as it is cost effective. The only limitation associated with this printer is that it can only print small objects as it is equipped with printing dimension of 150mm wide, 110mm deep and 90 mm tall. The price ranges from $200- $300.

Printrbot

Printrbot

When looking for a 3D printer that is capable of printing items of any size, Printrbot offers you the perfect solution. The printer is equipped with 4 different variants of 3D printers all of which come in different sizes and with different features. The printer is also customizable as it allows you to add parts where and when necessary. The printer ranges from $259 -$999.

Phoenix 3D Printer

Phoenix 3D Printer

This printer comes with a unique 3D printing software which makes it a fully functional basic printer. The software is what makes the printer special as it allows the user to pause printing while in the middle of a print in case you realize you made a printing error. The software then allows you to rewind the print, correct the error and continue printing. This feature helps in reducing wastage of printing material which is known to be quite expensive. Ideally the printer costs between $375- $500.

Cubify Cube 

Cubify Cube

At just $1,299, this printer is simply a masterpiece. The sleek looking printer is equipped with many features including its ability to connect to your PC via Wi-Fi connectivity. It is also capable of printing in both PLA and ABS prints. That said the printer is quite disappointing when it comes to experimenting when printing your own designs. At times, it is also hard to figure out why a particular design doesn’t print right.

Cubify CubeX

Cubify CubeX

CubeX 3D printer which starts from $2,499 works best with large and multicolour prints. The dual and triple color models cost significantly higher though. The only weakness of the CubeX is only compatible with filament cartridges obtained from Cubify.

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