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Weistek Ideawerk Super Fast 3D Printer Review

The Weistek Ideawerk Speed 3D printer is a brand new innovation from a collaboration of Chinese company Weistek and Danish company Create it REAL. It is a surprisingly affordable printer given the features it boasts, which include superfast printing speed, the ability to print with most filaments,

7Tech 3D Pen Review

    The 7Tech 3D Printing Pen is a simple and easy to use creative tool that uses plastic filament instead of regular pen ink. The Printing Pen is ergonomic, automatic, and easy to use out of the box. The purpose of the pen is not for part

Dremel Idea Builder Review – 3D Printer

The Dremel Idea Builder 3D printer is an affordable, reliable option for new comers in the world of desktop 3D printing. The printer is fast, accurate, easy to use, and fairly affordable compared to alternatives. However, this is not an easy printer to tinker with and is

Where to buy 3D printers in 2018?

Cost of 3D printers are decreasing so rapidly that they are becoming mainstream in consumer homes. Nowadays, anyone can print objects at the comfort of their homes without having to use specialized 3D printing services. Given that, 3D printers are still not mainstream enough that you can

UP Mini 3D Printer Review

The UP! Mini 3D printer is a small printer designed to produce moderately sized ABS parts and print them well. It has a fully enclosed print volume that maintains a constant environment for consistent prints and an easy to use user interface. Out of the box, however,

What is the Best 3D Pen in 2018?

When a 3D printer is printing an object, it uses an extruder that heats up a plastic filament and extrudes it through a small nozzle. This extruder assembly is connected to a carriage that can be precisely moved in three dimensions; either with X-Y-Z axis (usually referred

Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer Review

The LulzBot mini is an open source desktop printer that offers quite a lot where any printer is concerned. This printer is robust, reliable, easy to use, prints extremely well, and does most of the setup work for you. What’s in the Box? The LulzBot mini comes

Best 3D Printer Filament in 2018

As 3D printing technology has developed, many materials have been tested in many different forms. There have been printers that use pellets, powders, liquid polymers, slurries, and even chocolate. Today, however, consumer printers predominately use plastic filaments. Why is that? Well, plastic filament is not as messy

Wanhao Duplicator i3 3D Printer Review

The Wanhao Duplicator i3 is a low-cost, entry level 3D printer for skilled beginners, workshop prototypers, and all-around makers alike. It is based on the Prusa i3 developed by Josef Prusa, one of the best-selling RepRap models. Its all-steel pre-assembled frame is sturdy and reliable, providing high

DaVinci 1.0 3D Printer Review 2015

With the 3D printer market flooded with affordable printers for beginners, we take a look at DaVinci 1.0 as it attempts to be the first to provide industry-grade printing with a much bigger print platform. Since the company I work for bought this printer, and in turn