Pretty Satisfied with my purchase!
This 3D Slimbot is amongst the unique 3D printers, I have purchased so far. I like its auto-leveling and auto-calibration mechanism a lot. Even, I also like its LCD display and integrated SD card. Even, its build is good. I use it with number of filaments and materials.
Though its print quality is superb but its print speed is very less. I also faced some issues in positioning the axes.
I was able to assemble this within a short span of time.
Shipping was really fast to the US. It took me about 6hr. to build. ( with my 3 yr. olds help ). Lots of fun putting it together. Would recommend it.
I have just finished the build, watch a few video's, its quite straight forward. Printed my first print and everything looks good. I think this is well worth the price. Richard
I purchased this 3D Slimbot as I was done with going to printing shops to get my work done. Was so in need of a good printer and must say this one is satisfactory. I kind of have a zero patience level. So, when the kit arrived, although the packaging was done well but it took me quite a lot of time in assembling the components as I am not a master at wiring and stuff.
I wish they could have made it easier to assemble the kit. The printer is good. Its build, materials, print quality is also satisfactory. Precision is not that amazing I expected. I would say I’m satisfied!
In this video we review the Electron Slimbot DIY 3D printer which is available for only 239 USD including (!) fast shipping. Unboxing, timelapse build & test prints are all in this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9vVDn744S8
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My opinion: the Slimbot has many features only known from much more expensive models. Full metal frame, heated bed and even a bowden-style extruder are all part of the *base* version which is only 239 USD including fast shipping. The print bed of the base version is not small either, it comes at a size of 20 cm x 20 cm, which is great for this price. It even comes with two spools of free PLA.
In my opinion, this is currently the best you can get for your money. As you saw in the video, the print quality is great, at least I'm more than satisfied with it.