Best 3D Printer Under $1,000 – UP Mini 3D Printer Review
|Rated Best Budget 3D Printer 2016 by 3D Hubs.com, UP Mini is surely can be one of your choice if you are planning to buy 3D Printer for yourself. UP Mini Fully Assembled is simple and straightforward 3D printer option for users looking for limited budget printer. Under $1000 price, UP Mini cost only $599 and it is a reliable system with an established company behind it. This Chinese made small 3D Printer is best suitable for beginners and intermediate users. The Printer built volume is 14 x 9.5 x 13.25 inches and use ABS or PLA Printing material giving flexible option for those who may want to experiment with different filaments.|
UP Mini is more consistent when it comes to printing object maintains quality after every print. Unlike other printer, it doesn’t allow customization which makes it a great and easy-to-use 3D printer for users with zero interest in modifying the printer to their exact specifications. The object building platform can heats upto 51.4 degrees C to help provide thermal stability. It has Solid metal guide rails and precision slide bearings that ensures precise movement while printing. UP Mini read STL file format and commands the printer through the provided USB cable to create object by additive manufacturing method by dispensing successive thin layers of molten material onto a moving platform base from a robotic extruder nozzle.
It is an FDM Printer and based on user review so far, it require less maintenance than any other Printer in the market. One can expect 89% of print accuracy with this compact printer. UP Mini has printer management software inbuilt which is compatible with Windows or Mac OS X platform.
|Printing material||ABS or PLA|
|Vertical (Z-axis) resolution||200, 250, 300, 350, 400 microns (0.20, 0.25, 0.30, 0.35, 0.40 mm)|
|Build speed||10-100 cm3/h|
|Build volume||4.75 x 4.75 x 4.75 inches/120 x 120 x 120 mm (H x W x D)|
|Printer weight||5 kg (11 lb)|
|Printer size||14 x 9.5 x 13.25 inches/350 x 240 x 350 mm (H x W x D)|
|Power requirements||100-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 200W|
|Operating systems supported||Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X|
Company is known for having a great support network and community which makes this printer even more popular among users. Users preferring budget printer within $1000 should certainly go for this mini machine.