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Matthew Mensley

Matthew Mensley is not a big fan of writing about himself in the third person. He is, though, a fan of writing, punning (the lowest, and most excellent form of wit) and all things tech.

Feb 19, 2021
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Let There Be Light
2021 Best Budget Resin 3D Printers (February Update)

Looking for an affordable resin 3D printer? Check out our buyer's guide to find the best budget resin 3D printer for your needs.

Feb 6, 2021
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Can Less Be More?
2021 Best 3D Printers Under $200

Keep those purse strings tight with our current selection of the best 3D printers under $200.

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Feb 3, 2021
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Bargain Hunting
2021 Best Budget 3D Printers (February)

Looking for a cheap 3D printer? Check out our buyer’s guide to the best budget 3D printers priced under $200, $300, $500, and $1,000.

Feb 3, 2021
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The Best of the Best
2021 Best 3D Printers (February)

The best 3D printers you can buy right now for home, backed by full printer reviews. Check out our buyer’s guide to find the best 3D printer for your needs.

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Dec 12, 2020
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Numbers Game
Phrozen Sonic Mini 4K Review: Life in Higher Definition

Phrozen's Sonic Mini 4K is a high-res upgrade of its budget-friendly fast-printing Sonic Mini 3D printer. Bringing super-duper high-resolution printing to the speedy mono-LCD printing party the Mini started, it's a technically superior, but less forgiving printer.

Dec 12, 2020
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Mini Meet Mini
Phrozen Sonic Mini 4K vs Sonic Mini: The Differences

Both the Phrozen Sonic Mini 4K and Sonic Mini feature monochromatic LCDs, letting them print fast. But elsewhere, there’s plenty to separate the two. Here’s how they’re different.

Dec 8, 2020
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Out of Kickstarter, Into Creality
Creality CR-6 SE Review: Flight of Fancy

The Creality CR-6 SE undeniably launched as a hot mess. But from that mess, emerges a kinda rad butterfly. Here's our thoughts, after a few weeks of using one.

Nov 26, 2020
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Mini, But More Mini
Original Prusa Mini+: Price, Specs, Release & Reviews

A bumper crop of announcements from Prusa Research sees the Mini – now the Original Prusa Mini+ – get a better bed leveling probe and, coming 2021, a new full kit version.

Nov 18, 2020
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Round and Round
Creality 3DPrintMill Live on Kickstarter

The wait is over. the campaign for Creality's 3DPrintMill – the company's second – is live and kicking.

Oct 22, 2020
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Mini Metal Machine
Bantam Tools Desktop CNC Milling Machine: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Virtually plug-and-play milling of aluminum is the order of the day with Bantam Tools' mysteriously named Desktop CNC Milling Machine, a desktop CNC milling machine.

Sep 7, 2020
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Something to Prover
SainSmart Genmitsu ProverXL 4030: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

SainSmart goes big with its Genmitsu ProverXL 4030, a Shapeoko-style CNC router with improved controls, a large wasteboard, and easy assembly.

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Aug 26, 2020
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Big and Tall
Peopoly Phenom XXL: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Peopoly pushes the limits of MSLA printing with the Phenom XXL, a supersize resin 3D printer with a 527 x 296 x 550 mm build volume.

Jul 25, 2020
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Oh Snap!
Snapmaker 2.0 Review: Our Value Pick

The Snapmaker 2.0 3-In-1 3D printer, laser engraver/cutter, and CNC mill is our value pick for 3-In-1 machines. Check out our review to find out why.

May 11, 2020
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From Zero to Hero?
Anycubic Photon Zero Review: Hands On

The Anycubic Photon Zero cuts costs and makes compromises. But are they the right ones? Check out our hands-on review to find out.

Apr 17, 2020
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Into the Light
Qidi Tech Shadow 5.5 S Review: Hands On

The Qidi Tech Shadow 5.5 S is bold, red, and gold. But is it any good? Find out in our review.

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