Reviews & Buyer’s Guides

Check out our latest buyer’s guides and reviews of 3D printers, 3D scanners, filaments, software, and 3D printing supplies.

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And yes, it’s also open source
Original Prusa SL1 Resin 3D Printer – Review the Specs

Prusa Research launches an open-source resin 3D printer called Original Prusa SL1. Let‘s review the specs of this highly interesting machine.

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Metal for the Masses
2018 Markforged Metal X – Review the Specs

Markforged has made their first step into metal 3D printing. The Markforged Metal X promises affordable custom metal parts. Let's review the specs of the machine.

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A Bigger CR-10
2018 Geeetech A30 – Review the Specs of This 3D Printer

With interesting comfort features and a reasonable price, the Geeetech A30 soon became a competitor to the popular Creality CR-10. Let's review the specs and features of this 3D printer.

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Printer Review!
XYZprinting da Vinci miniMaker Review: Just A Toy

XYZprinting da Vinci miniMaker review: extremely affordable, but highly limited desktop 3D printer that is best-suited for kids.

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Puny but Powerful
E3D Titan Review: A Super Light Extruder

Named after the gods of Greek Mythology, the new E3D Titan extruder is proof that that big things can come in small packages.

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Review Autodesk 123D Circuits
Autodesk 123D Circuits Review

123D Circuits is a online circuit development and simulation tool. Autodesk offers it free of charge from the official 123DApp website - here’s our review.

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Czech it Out
Original Prusa i3 MK2 Review: Best 3D Printer Kit of 2017

This is where 3D printing is right now, according to Thomas Sanladerer. Read his detailed and enthusiastic Original Prusa i3 MK2 review.

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A New Mighty Mini?
Monoprice Quietly Releases the New MP Select Mini Pro

Packing a removable heated bed, auto-leveling and a slick new Aluminum bod, the Monoprice MP Select Mini Pro looks to be a winning update to the popular Select Mini range. Review the facts of this 3D printer.

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Same, but Different
Monoprice Maker Select Plus: Review the Facts

Assembled from just two pieces and offering the same build volume in a reduced footprint, the Monoprice Maker Select Plus is a worthy step up from the Maker Select V2. Check out the full picture in this specification tear-down.

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Digital Capture 101
Sony 3D Creator Review: A 3D Scanner in Your Pocket

The Sony 3D Creator app turns a smartphone into a 3D scanner. But is it a serious tool or just a gimmick? Read our Sony 3D Creator Review.

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Metal Printing, Made Affordable
Desktop Metal Studio System – Review the Specs

Desktop Metal is disrupting the metal 3D printing industry in price, scale, and accessibility. Here we review the specs of their office-friendly Studio System.

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Dutch Courage
Ultimaker 2+ Review – Still a Good Option in 2018

Ultimaker 2+ is a great 3D printer for reliability and quality, but the wish-list for new features is growing. Read our Ultimaker 2+ review.

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Mark of Greatness?
Carbon Fiber 3D Printer: Markforged Mark Two Review

The Markforged Mark Two is a carbon fiber 3D printer that's in a class of its own. Read Tom Sanladerer's review of the Markforged Mark Two.

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Double Dragon
BCN3D Sigma Review: A Fantastic 3D Printer

The BCN3D Sigma is not just a fantastic 3D printer for dual extrusion; it's a fantastic 3D printer, full stop. Read our BCN3D Sigma review.

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Big Improvements to a Small Printer
LulzBot Mini 2 Review – Editor’s Choice of Fall 2018

The LulzBot Mini 2 is our pick for "Editor's Choice of Fall 2018". Check out our review to find out why we love this 3D printer so much.