What are the best 3D printers for beginners?

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    #1101Hero

    101Hero

    101Hero is a 3D printer that was designed to be user-friendly and safe. It comes in a pre-assembled kit that requires only 5 minutes for full setup. It comes in a developer and consumer version and is available in three colors.

    Electronics

    $99- $104

    Sun Zhou
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Can somebody help me sell all the figures I printed using 101Hero? it's so easy to use that I've lost track and now I have hundreds of little lions and stuff at my place. LOL!!! Anyone here wants to buy em?"
  2. 7

    #2Monoprice MP Select Mini

    Monoprice MP Select Mini

    Monoprice MP Select Mini is a 3D printer with a compact design and a printer that works on all filament types. It comes fully assembled and ready to print, and it has Wi-Fi connectivity, along with ports for MicroSD and USB.

    Electronics

    $149.99

    Alan Hopkins
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Great printer! It is easier to use than the one in my office, though that one was big and took time to get going. Recommended to anyone who wants 3d printer at home!"
  3. 6

    #3FlashForge Finder

    FlashForge Finder

    FlashForge Finder is a 3D printer with a 3.5" touchscreen panel for control, a USB port, and Wi-Fi connectivity. It features FlashPrint technology for fast printing and is delivered assembled and ready to print. It won the IF Design Award in 2016.

    Electronics

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    Wayne Rice
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "My mom got this printer a month back and now wants to sell it because our house is filled with 3d-printed stuff. small guitars, small toys, small dining sets! She wants to break the damn thing but couldn't because we all know it was a great deal!"
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    #4Robo R2

    Robo R2

    Robo R2 is a 3D printer that can produce mid-sized objects with its dimensions of 8"x8"x10". It has a 5" touchscreen for control and has 4GB of storage. It works on various types of filament and has an onboard camera for monitoring.

    Electronics

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    Ethan Rose
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "My cousin and I bought this for our small business and it has been really helpful! Bang for buck I think this bad boy has already doubled the money we spent on it."
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    #5Comgrow Creality Ender 3

    Comgrow Creality Ender 3

    Comgrow Creality Ender 3 is a 3D printer that has MK-10 Extruder for safety and V-SLot with POM wheel for noiseless printing. It comes with pre-assembled parts and takes only two hours for a DIY assembly.

    Electronics

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    Kathleen Wells
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Took me a while to finish setup but when I got it running it works smooth, didn't think it would because it is cheap, but yeah, it is great for making 3d objects!"
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    #6da Vinci Mini

    da Vinci Mini

    da Vinci Mini is a 3D printer by XYZprinting. It has an aluminum print bed with a 5.9"x5.9"x5.9" size. IT works best with non-toxic and environment-friendly da Vinci filaments, and it has numerous LED light indicators for monitoring printing.

    Electronics

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    Brian Kelley
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "perfect for my cramped apartment! the first one I got was the junior but had to sell it because it took a lot of space, this one prints just as good but it significantly smaller than the first one. "
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    #7Hictop Creality CR-10

    Hictop Creality CR-10

    Hictop Creality CR-10 is a 3D printer with a max printing size of 11"x11"x15". It has V-Slot aluminum bearings, a nozzle diameter of 0.4mm, and a 3" LCD screen with aircraft knob. It comes in 3 parts and requires little assembly.

    Electronics

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    Alan Jenkins
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Great 3D printer at its price! really designed for beginners as well. My friends and I chipped in for our project, and now we use them alternately, creating toys and other stuff. Great printer!"

Summary

Best What are the best 3D printers for beginners
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1101HeroElectronics 11 Paid
2Monoprice MP Select MiniElectronics 7 Paid
3FlashForge FinderElectronics 6 Paid
4Robo R2Electronics 5 Paid
5Comgrow Creality Ender 3Electronics 3 Paid
6da Vinci MiniElectronics 2 Paid
7Hictop Creality CR-10Electronics 1 Paid
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