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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.

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Let There Be Light Jan 14, 2022
Best Budget Resin 3D Printers of 2022

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

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Bargain Hunting Jan 11, 2022
Best Budget 3D Printers of 2022

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

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The Best of the Best Jan 10, 2022
Best 3D Printers for 2022 – Buyer’s Guide

The best 3D printers for home, plus resin, budget, & beginner’s picks, backed by full reviews. Check out our buyer’s guide to find the best 3D printer for your needs.

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All-Singing, All-Dancing Dec 15, 2021
Best 3-In-1 3D Printer / CNC / Laser Engraver of 2021

Check out our buyer's guide for the best 3-in-1 3D printers to combine the benefits of a CNC cutter, laser engraver, and more, into a benchtop form factor.

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A Titan Unleashed Dec 10, 2021
Prometheus Open Source LCD 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter

An open source, large-format, customizable LCD resin printer running MangoOS out of the box? Sign us up.

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Core Necessities Nov 22, 2021
Creality Ender 7 Review: Fast and Forgettable

Creality’s “fast” new printer promises to blitz prints out at breakneck speeds. Check out our review of the Ender 7 to see how it holds up.

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Extruding Knowledge Nov 18, 2021
3D Printer Extruder – The Ultimate Guide

Learn the basics of direct and Bowden extruders, hot and cold ends, direct drive and geared extruders, plus nozzle sizes, materials and uses.

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Can Less Be More? Oct 26, 2021
Best 3D Printers Under $200 – Buyer’s Guide

Keep those purse strings tight with our list of the best 3D printers under $200 you can buy right now. Check them out!

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Martian Standoff Oct 22, 2021
Elegoo Mars 2 Pro vs Mars 3: The Differences

Two printers, one technology, but different outcomes. What are the differences between the Elegoo Mars 2 Pro and the Mars 3? We’re here to find out.

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*Adjusts Glasses* Oct 7, 2021
Phrozen Reveals 8K Resolution Desktop Resin Printer

Hot on the heels of the large-format Mega 8K, Phrozen about faces and reveals the Sonic Mini 8K. Lots and lots and lots of pixels in compact build volume.

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Keep Rollin' Rollin' Rollin' Rollin' Sep 30, 2021
SainSmart to Launch Infinite-Z Belt Printer with Wi-Fi

Called the Infi-20, the new machine takes a lot of cues from Creality's 3DPrintMill and adds a few tricks of its own.

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Fangtastic? Sep 13, 2021
Anycubic Vyper Review: Toothless

The Anycubic Vyper is a feature-packed printer that turns heads with its $349 price. In review, we've found that despite the bells, whistles, and hype, it's a passable 3D printer we're keen to move on from.

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Under Pressure Sep 8, 2021
Mayku Reveals the Mayku Multiplier Desktop Pressure Former

A larger follow-on from the Formbox vacuum former, the Multiplier promises unprecedented detail and a revolution for the home and workshop maker.

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Drops of Jupiter Sep 8, 2021
Elegoo Jupiter Kickstarter Campaign Launches September 11

Elegoo's super-large-format resin 3D printer comes to the crowdfunding platform on September 11, 2021, with some super-large "discounts" for early birds.

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That Didn't Take Long Jul 19, 2021
3D Print Your Own Steam Deck (and Pretend It’s December Already)

Just days after its announcement, a seemingly true-to-life 3D printable model of Valve's highly anticipated Steam Deck handheld gaming PC is knocking about the web.

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Hiptop It Ain't Jul 12, 2021
New LulzBot Taz SideKick 3D Printer Can Be Whatever You Want it To Be

Like a lime green phoenix from the ashes, the LulzBot of old has returned... sort of. Say hello to Lulzbot's small, new, and customizable 3D printer: the Taz SideKick.

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Tiny Home, Big Project Jul 6, 2021
Vacation With a Cause: 3D Printed Tiny House Appears on Airbnb

New 3D printed Airbnb lodging in Canada offers great mountain and lake views, plus the warm fuzzy feeling of helping a good cause.

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Vyper Hyper May 28, 2021
Anycubic Finally Debuts the Vyper Desktop 3D Printer, But Does It Matter?

Anycubic is keeping itself busy at TCT Asia with a flurry of new printers that, in addition to the long-awaited Vyper, also includes a clutch of previously unknown and, arguably, more significant machines.

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Break the Thingicurse May 27, 2021
Thingiverse Tips & Tricks: Find Better Models, Faster

For better or worse, Thingiverse persists as the web's biggest 3D model repository. Here's how to get the most from it.

Featured image of Printers to Watch: The Jadelabo J1 has IDEX, PEI Bed, Kitchen Sink…
Ace of Jade May 20, 2021
Printers to Watch: The Jadelabo J1 has IDEX, PEI Bed, Kitchen Sink…

Kickstarter has turned up some legendary 3D printers in the past. The Jadelabo J1 might just be one in the making.

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