3d printing

Monoprice Joule 3D Printer DIY Assembly Kit review – Get started on your 3D printing journey

REVIEW – 3D printers are a regular review item here at The Gadgeteer, and I’ve been waiting in the wings to tackle a printer which matches my experience level as a beginner.  In addition to documenting my experience with the Monoprice Joule 3D Printer DIY Assembly Kit, I’ll also be sharing some of the resources …

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Creality CR-10 Smart 3D printer review

REVIEW – As a crafty, gadgety kind of person, I’ve always sort of wanted a 3D printer, but I’ve never really had anything I’ve really needed to print.  Basically, I lacked a project.   Enter my son.  He decided he wanted to make an acoustic levitator and apparently it requires printing some parts.  What is an …

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Creality launches Ender-3 S1 Plus – the sizeable smart 3D printer for prosumers

SPONSORED NEWS – Creality, a global 3D printing pioneer and creator of several market-hit products, has recently launched Ender-3 S1 Plus, the latest innovative addition to its flagship Ender-3 S1 series. Compared to the previous editions, Ender-3 S1 and Ender-3 S1 Pro, the Ender-3 S1 Plus has the largest build volume in the fleet. With …

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Elegoo Saturn 2 8K 3D printer review – highly detailed resin prints made easy-ish

REVIEW – There are two popular types of 3D printers on the market today: resin (SLA -Stereolithography) and FDM (fused deposition modeling). We’ve reviewed many of both types here at The Gadgeteer including the previous Saturn model, but this new Elegoo Saturn 2 8k 3D printer will be both my first resin printer to test, …

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Elegoo Neptune 3 FDM 3D printer review – Great printer for beginners

REVIEW – I received my first 3D printer this past Christmas as a gift from my Mom.  I asked for and received a Creality Ender 3 V2.  It had quite an extensive build process and I struggled a bit to get a good quality first build.  It did not have any kind of auto bed …

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Creality Sermoon V1 Pro 3D printer review – Simple enough for beginners like me!

REVIEW – Replicators are no longer just something that you see in sci-fi movies anymore. With a 3D printer, you can imagine something, model it, and print it. If you’ve wanted to jump into 3D printing but haven’t made the leap because you feared it would be too hard to figure out, I have a …

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ANYCUBIC Kobra Plus 3D filament printer review – I like big prints and I can not lie

REVIEW – I have been 3D printing for a little while now and am definitely not an expert but with the help of online resources I have been able to make respectable prints on my older and smaller filament printer but I was limited on the size of prints I could make. Let’s see if …

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Creality Halot One Plus 3D resin printer review – WiFi is the way

REVIEW – I have dabbled in 3D printing but I have only used a Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) style printer where a thin filament is heated and extruded onto a platform to build up your desired object. Stereolithography (SLA) is the other side of the 3D printer coin where a UV laser or light is aimed …

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Mingda Magician X 3D printer review – It’s not Capt Kirk’s replicator, but it’s close!

REVIEW – Ever since Captain Kirk pulled a plate of food from the replicator on Star Trek in the 60s, I think we’ve all harbored dreams of having everyday objects provided for us in a just-in-time manner. For some, that means 3D printing. There are several folks here who have reviewed 3D printers over the …

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Bambu Lab X1 Series raises the bar on 3D printers

NEWS – Have you ever wondered what would happen if a company put everything you wanted into a 3D printer and made it extremely affordable? Well, Bambu Lab has developed a new 3D printer that brings features to the consumer that were previously only available on very expensive industrial printers. The Bambu Lab Z1 Series …

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Creality’s newest resin 3D printers use new Integral Light Source technology for better prints

SPONSORED NEWS – As many 3D printer experts know, most resin 3D printers are designed to use Parallel Emission technology. However, some feedback reflects that joints in models receive less lighting intensity which results in uneven printing. Broken LED units also negatively influence the model’s precision making it challenging for users to make perfect prints. …

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