Five 3D Printers under $1600 – 3D Technologies have been widespread among engineers, researchers and the industries, but never before have it been so popular and commercialised for regular customers’ use. Though they were once very expensive, now there are 3D printers available for a price under $1600 (equivalent to VND 36,288,000, with current Foreign Exchange rate of VND 22,000 to USD 1). These 3D Printers are listed in price descending oder.
MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer
- Easy-to-use software
- Easy installation
- Smooth operations, with multiple connection methods
- Limitation in printing size
- High cost plastic filaments
MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer is available at $1582.92. (Uzialko, 2017)
Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer:
Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer uses wired connection, with the ability to print high-resolution objects. It consists of a self-leveling printing platform, making print platform calibration much easier, especially for new users. Lulzbot printer accepts many types of plastic filaments, therefore users can choose the most appropriate type for their purpose and budget.
The only down side of Lulzbot 3D Printer is the inconsistency in printing quality. But it is still a high-quality printer with reasonable price nontheless.
Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer is available at $1,250.00 (Uzialko, 2017)
Robo 3D R1 Plus
Despite being low cost, Robo R1 Plus has a larger-than-average print size, allowing for 3D printed objects up to 8 x 9 x 10 inches (appx. 20.32 x 22.86 x 25.4 cm). The printer is wirelessly connected, which enables users to upload and download designs. Printing platform callibration can be executed from the software, making it extremely easy for users to callibrate. Moreover, it is an open-source printer, which means users can modify it if they have the knowledge and experience to succeed.
Robo R1 Plus 3D Printed objects leave plastic dust, which is quite unusual for 3D printers in general.
Robo R1 Plus is available at $499.99. (Uzialko, 2017)
XYZprinting da Vinci 2.0 Duo
XYZprinting da Vinci 2.0 Duo is one of the dual-extruder 3D Printers with the most reasonable price on the market. Dual extruders allow for usage of 2 types of filaments, which means the printed object can be builded with more complexity and change colors without changing filaments. This saves a great deal of time and effort.
New users who want to build more complex and multi-coloured 3D printed objects can make great use of this printer.
XYZprinting da Vinci 2.0 Duo is available at $499.99 (Uzialko, 2017)
XYZprinting da Vinci Mini
- Low cost
- Easy-to-use software
- Wired connection
- Fast printing, unless high-detailed printing is required
Suitable for those who want to experience 3D printing without high investments.
- 6 x 6 inches (15.24 x 15.24 cm) printing platform, can only print small objects
- Use PLA plastic filaments, which are reasonably priced, available in multiple colours
XYZprinting da Vinci Mini is available at $189.95 (Uzialko, 2017)
3D Printing service at Smart Design Labs:
- Address: 106 Ton Duc Thangstreet, Quoc Tu Giam, Dong Da district, Hanoi.
- Phone: 0243 200 7375
- Hotline: 0965 360 695
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: Smart Design Labs
Uzialko, A.C., 2017, “5 Great Printers You Can Get for Less than $1600”, Business News Daily [ONLINE]. Available from Business News Daily from URL: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/10346-best-affordable-3d-printers.html