10. Alternatives to the Printrbot Simple

Throughout most of this book, I’ve referenced the Printrbot Simple and provided photos and screenshots of the various software and objects I’ve used while tinkering with this inexpensive 3D printer. As of this writing, the Printrbot Simple is the lowest-priced entry into the 3D printing hobby.

However, new products and technologies appear constantly, and prices rarely sit still. With that in mind, I want to close out the book by discussing some 3D printer options that are currently available and some new technologies that are not far off for hobbyists.

One of the great things about the 3D printing hobby is how your skills and knowledge transfer so easily. Should you choose to upgrade to a new, more powerful ...

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