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Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014 by Mark Frauenfelder

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3D PRINTING BUYER’S GUIDE

WRITTEN BY ANNA KAZIUNAS FRANCE

Here’s how we tested, compared, and rated 30 new 3D printers, scanners, and filament bots.

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Which printer is right for you? The answer largely depends on your goals, budget, and user type. Will your machine be used at home in hobbyist pursuits and projects with the kids, or are you a designer or engineer who is considering a printer for your work? Must it accommodate the needs of multiple users in a school or makerspace? Is it a good value for the price? Are you a tinkerer or do you just want to hit the print button?

We thought carefully about this question as we prepared for our second ...

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