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1st 3D printer advice

Post by mepaulc » Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:44 am

Hi,
I'm about to purchase my 1st 3D printer. Any tips on which to get around £300?
So far I'm between:
XYZ Davinci Junior or
CTC dual extruder mk8
I'd be grateful for any advice.
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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by iDig3Dprinting » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:40 pm

I think we gave an answer to this on .org forum but we can say it again here. If you are after the Da Vinci Junior we currently have a deal going at the moment for a Da vinci Junior + XYZ printing's new hand-held 3D scanner for £363 all in. It saves you about £70.

I don't know what would be better.

The Junior is going to be simpler to operate and the CTC will have more bells and whistles but all the bells and whistles won't necessarily work to the level that makes them practical.

Dual extruder printers sound great but it is not that easy to get them to work well so unless you have a particular reason for it I would not bother. They can be very handy where you want to make designs using two different materials (using different colours is not so important).

Basically the CTC will have a steeper learning curve than the other and require more tweaking. But if you stick with it it may pay dividends if you want to start doing more sophisticated printing, although by that time you will probably have out grown both.


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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by walter.t » Tue May 17, 2016 5:47 am

mepaulc wrote:Hi,
I'm about to purchase my 1st 3D printer. Any tips on which to get around £300?
So far I'm between:
XYZ Davinci Junior or
CTC dual extruder mk8
I'd be grateful for any advice.
Cheers :D
XYZ Davinci Junior is fine or you can try to save up more money to buy a more reliable 3D printer like Printrbot play or a Novio 3D printer.



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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by ET_3D_Printer » Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:39 am

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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by Staff » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:44 pm

XYZ Davinci Junior is fine or you can try to save up more money to buy a more reliable 3D printer like Printrbot play or a Novio 3D printer.[/quote]


Hello My name is Neil, Im new here , may I ask why you say "buy a more reliable printer" if the Davinci is "fine" ?
Is the Davinci not reliable ?



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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by mepaulc » Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Hi Neil.
I bought the DaVinci junior a number of months ago and had no issues. Overall I am really please with the printer and would recommend.
Thanks,
Paul



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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by 3dadmin » Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:28 pm

mepaulc wrote:Hi Neil.
I bought the DaVinci junior a number of months ago and had no issues. Overall I am really please with the printer and would recommend.
Thanks,
Paul
Thanks for the feedback Paul.

Have you printed anything yet ?



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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by mepaulc » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:52 am

Yes, I've made about 15-20 prints. I had a couple of teething problems at first, like getting the print to stick, but now it's set up i have no issues.
I'm on thingiverse - mepaulc - if you wanted to have a look at some

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Post by 3dadmin » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:57 pm

Nice thanks for the feedback.



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Re: 1st 3D printer advice

Post by steveprinters29 » Wed May 09, 2018 8:37 am

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