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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.

Apr 6, 2021
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Let There Be Light
Best Budget Resin 3D Printers 2021 (April 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.

Apr 1, 2021
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Bargain Hunting
Best Budget 3D Printers 2021 (April)

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.

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Apr 1, 2021
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The Best of the Best
Best 3D Printers 2021 (April)

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.

Mar 29, 2021
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Longer and Longer
Longer LK5 Pro: Price, Specs, Release and Reviews

The Longer LK5 Pro brings the bigness, with a large build volume and large touchscreen UI layered on top of its generally-pretty-okay LK4 Pro printer.

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Mar 25, 2021
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Trident And Tested
Elegoo Neptune 2 Review: Almost

Elegoo – it of desktop resin 3D printing fame – has a new FDM 3D printer on the horizon. It's called the Elegoo Neptune 2, and after using it for a couple of weeks, just like the planet it's named after, we're a little cold.

Mar 25, 2021
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Additive Metallurgy
Metal 3D Printer Buyer’s Guide

Take a look at the top machines at the forefront of the current metal manufacturing revolution. This updated 2021 metal 3D printer buyer's guide provides the insights you need to make the best metal 3D printer decision.

Feb 19, 2021
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Prusa, Plus
Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ Review: The Best Gets Better

Prusa Research has a new printer out, sort of. The Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ is a lot of what we know, with small design changes and a new mesh bed leveling probe. Read our review to see how it stacks up.

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.

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 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.

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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 23, 2020
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"We Need to Go Deeper"
SainSmart Coreception: Price, Specs, Release & Reviews

A minimal build, CoreXY done right, and a bucketload of fancy features help SainSmart’s Coreception 3D printer stand out. Here’s all we currently know about it.

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.

Jul 10, 2020
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So Metal
Anycubic 4Max Metal: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Anycubic's 4Max Metal is a desktop 3D printer equipped for one thing only: real metal 3D printing. Here’s all we know about this mysterious new machine.

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