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Shawn Frey

Shawn Frey is a Canadian journalist specializing in 3D printing technology. After studying periodical writing at York University in Toronto, Ontario he moved to Berlin, Germany where he began working in the additive manufacturing industry - first for Formlabs Inc. and then BigRep GmbH before finding his way to All3DP where he is now an Editor.

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The Best Laser Cutters of 2022 – Buyer’s Guide

Check out our buyer's guide to find the best laser cutter for your needs. Plus an introduction to laser cutting, services, and materials.

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Anycubic To Release New 8K Resin Printer Late October

Anycubic is adding another 3D printer to its Photon M3 lineup, this time with 8K resolution: the Photon M3 Premium. We have the expected price and base specs.

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This Might Be the Best Print Bed Around – But It Will Cost You

3DQue's excellent proprietary VAAPR print bed may be locked behind a Quinly software subscription, but it's got a lot going for it.

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The Best 3D Printer Wi-Fi Upgrades of 2022

Longing to connect a 3D printer to your local network? It can get complicated, but we've listed the best 3D printer Wi-Fi upgrades here.

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Lots of Boreing Sep 15, 2022
E3D’s Drop-In Ender 3 Hot End is an Easy Upgrade for Toolless Nozzle Swapping

If you've had your eyes on E3D's exciting RapidChange Revo hot end system but haven't modded your Creality 3D printer before, the Revo CR may be a great place to start.

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FLSun V400 Review: Klipper Delta Magic

FLSun's new V400 delta 3D printer is here, and it's showing just how fast a pre-installed Klipper engine can push it through high-speed 3D printing heats.

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Is Anycubic’s Photon D2 the DLP Printer to Coax You Away From LCD? What We Know So Far

Anycubic is taking another go at bringing DLP 3D printing to the budget market with the Photon D2 – a successor to the previous Photon Ultra.

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Anycubic Photon M3 Plus: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Anycubic's new Photon M3 Plus comes with automatic resin feeding and wireless connectivity, but both features come with a bit of an asterisk.

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To Buy or Not to Buy Aug 17, 2022
Simplify3D 2022: Free Download of the Full Version

Looking for a full version of Simplify3D 2022 to download for free? Check out our article to see what your options are.

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The Nextruder: Prusa XL Deep Dive

The Nextruder is a standout component of Prusa Research's upcoming Original Prusa XL, fully-loaded in its own right. Here's what we know so far.

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Original Prusa XL: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

The Original Prusa XL, possibly Prusa Research’s most highly anticipated 3D printer to date, is now available for pre-order. Here’s what we know.

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Ender 3 Series Buyer’s Guide: 10 Models Compared

Between the Creality Ender 3, Pro, V2, Max, S1s, & Neos, which should you buy? Learn which of the series is right for you.

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The Things They Are a-Changin' Jul 29, 2022
The 10 Best Thingiverse Alternatives of 2022

Check out our picks for the best Thingiverse alternatives to find a 3D printer files site that is better than Thingiverse.

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Original Prusa i3 MK4: What to Expect

Prusa Research's enduring MK3S+ is starting to show its age. Time for the MK4? We predict what's in store for the next Prusa Research 3D printer.

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Prusa Mini/Mini+ Wi-Fi Is Finally Here

Prusa Research has released ESP-01 and ESP-01S firmware for the Prusa Mini and Mini+, fulfilling a promise made on the Mini's initial release in 2019.

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The Return of Clippy Jul 22, 2022
Creality Teases Klipper Firmware With New “Sonic Pad”

Creality released a teaser banner for its new Klipper product, the "Sonic Pad", but shares no details yet.

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Creality Ender 3 S1 Plus: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Creality's premium Ender S1 series has a new addition, the Ender 3 S1 Plus, rounding out the new series with its mid-sized build volume – but something's missing.

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Creality Refreshes Original Ender 3s With Its New “Neo” Series

Add three more Ender 3s to the lineup. Creality is refreshing its earlier systems by introducing the Ender 3 Neo, V2 Neo, and Max Neo. Get the details here!

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Flat Is Boring Jul 18, 2022
Top 10 Free 3D Modeling Software for Beginners in 2022

3D modeling takes a lot of practice, but with time anyone can learn it. Check out the 10 best free 3D modeling software tools for beginners.

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Fly, You Fools! Jul 15, 2022
FlyingBear Reborn: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Little-known FlyingBear has flown into our sights with its latest CoreXY system, the FlyingBear Reborn. Have we been sleeping on this bear?

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