Like many people who are concerned about damage to our environment, I try to do all I can to limit my personal impact on our planet. A big part of this is doing my best to reduce the amount of plastic I use daily. So how do I square this with a hobby so intertwined with plastic as 3D printing?!
Tldr; 3D printing is cheaper than you might think!
Just a few years ago the answer to “How much does 3D printing cost?” was “Too much!”. But thankfully, in recent years the price of both 3D printers and the materials they use have dropped dramatically.
3D printers are now commonplace in libraries, schools, colleges, and many teenager’s bedrooms.
For just a little over a couple of hundred dollars, you can have a perfectly functioning, reliable, 3D printer, like the Ender 3, that will feed most of your 3d printing needs without fault.
When shopping for a new 3D printer there are so many different manufacturers, models, and specs to compare, it can be a bit daunting.
My 3D printer comparison chart will help you sort through all the important specs of hundreds of 3d printers and make comparing models much easier.
Monoprice’s latest addition to their range is the snazzy looking Voxel model. It’s the smallest fully-enclosed 3d printer in their range and is aimed at the beginner end of the market.The main selling point of the Voxel is that it’s easy to use and works out of the box with absolutely minimal setup.
The Best Just Got Better With The Anycubic Mega-S One of my favorite 3D printers, the Anycubic i3 Mega has had an upgrade for 2019! The Anycubic Mega-S keeps the sturdy, reliable design that made the original so popular and adds some extra improvements that make it even more worthy of your hard-earned dollars. What …