List of low-cost 3D printers in the early 2010s

The most familiar open-source bands (require assembly by user):

  1. RepRap – the pioneer of the open-source 3D printers
    Official website: https://reprap.org/wiki/RepRap
  2. MakerBot CupCake – the best seller in the last few years, especially in the USA
    Official website: http://store.makerbot.com/3d-printers.html
    Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:457
  3. Ultimaker – I have this one. Popular in Europe. Which claims it has a fast speed and high theoretical resolution up to 0.0125mm
    Official support: https://support.ultimaker.com/hc/en-us/sections/360003504380-Ultimaker-Original
    GitHub repository: https://github.com/Ultimaker/UltimakerOriginal

The Most familiar commerial bands:

  1. Cube (3D systems)
    http://cubify.com
  2. 3D Touch
    http://www.bitsfrombytes.com/catalog/3dtouch
  3. UP!3D
    http://www.pp3dp.com/

Prototypes:

  1. popfab – a 3-in-1 3D portable machine designed by two MIT students
    News: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/popfab-3-d-printer-fits-briefcase.html
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