Will Button

30/10/2016

Incredible fine detailing prints with 3D Printer 

Having heard a lot from a friend about its features and print quality, I bought the Prusa i3 3D Printer Kit and I got exactly what I needed. Prusa has done an exceptional job of making the 3D printer easily usable. I unpackaged the printer from its box and I found all the accessories required for an easy fitting.  Once the initial troubleshooting issues were solved, I found the machine great to use. My kids are now able to print their projects having a lot of fun. Prusa i3 prints have an incredible fine detailing. The results on the Prusa i3 3D Printer is next to superior.  

Peter

29/10/2016

The printer works great once assembled. But 4-5 hours is a lie. Just assembling took 13 straight hours since the bags don't have the same numbering as the manual. There are no instructions included, just a wiki and YouTube videos. The wiki tells you to do several things in the wrong order so be prepared to redo things several times.

Also order the filament you want to use, don't rely on the included reel. It gives you the choice between PLA and ABS you'll likely still end up being sent ABS like I did.

You also have to load firmware onto an arduino to make the kit work. Plus figure out your steps per millimeter in your own.

If the instructions were included and in the right order the kit would be amazing. But despite all that the kit is possible but requires some knowledge, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone who aren't absolutely computer literate as the printing can be a pain.

Cons: instructions, software, build time

Pros: cheap, works great, learned lots using it

Luis

26/10/2016

Contrary to what everyone else has said, this is a fine printer. It is far from the greatest and cheapest 3D printer available. I have been able to get multiple high quality prints and as I have gotten better at knowing what setting to use I have also been able to print parts that make the printer better.

This is NOT the printer to get if you want to open up the box and start printing in a couple of hours.

This is for the person who wants to know every detail about 3D printing and how to get the best prints with the least hardware. It is also for the person that would enjoy using their printer to make it better.

In conclusion, if you want to start immediately printing your ideas to play with, look somewhere else.

Serina Kay

11/10/2016

I had heard a lot about 3d printing before talking a call to buy a 3d printer. I am not DIY guy so I hired an engineering student to get this thing together for me. Tim (The Guy who assembled this printer for me) was amazed at the quality of the materials used in the printer. He said if we had to buy the parts separately it would have cost almost 2wice the money.

He was able to get the printer together in a few hours, and the printer has been a great addition to my business. I design cases for smart gadgets and being a designer myself it gives me great freedom to see my designs made out within a few hours.

I am pretty pleased with the quality of prints I am getting from such an inexpensive machine.

Steve

03/10/2016

Until now, it has been a very fulfilling experience using this 3D printer kit. The unit is very stable and does not get shaky even at the top speed. Assembling was easy and I did not need to call the customer care even once for any assembling related query. The best thing is that they gave me two free add-ons – an LCD display and a spool holder.