11 Tips – How To Choose Your First 3D Printer


Everyone seems to want a 3D printer these days, but unfortunately the market is at least 50% comprised of 3D printers that are little more than partly-functional prototypes.  Also, there is no printer out there that works 100% out-of-the-box like an inkjet or laser printer would, and most printers require additions and modifications in order to get good-looking prints or any prints at all.  So unless you are willing to “tinker” with your printer, I’m afraid 3D printing technology for the consumer isn’t quite at the “out-of-box” level yet, and may never be.  But if you are willing to put up with the problems & challenges inherent with 3D printing, and are willing to “tinker” with your printer, here are a few tips for you in order to increase your chances of buying a good printer.

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