Best 3D Printers Under $500

Finding a 3D printer for under $1,000 might seem a challenge, but there are actually several worthwhile 3D Printers currently on the market that cost $500 or less.

If you’re on a budget but want to get into 3D printing, these models give a lot of “bang” for your buck.

We’ve tested, vetted and verified three of the top models on the market under the $500 mark to help ensure that you’re able to make the right decision for your specific needs.

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Best Affordable 3D Printers

Cheap 3D Printer

3D printer technology has exploded. That’s great news for those who want to print three-dimensional objects at home, or who need an inexpensive method of prototyping, but it’s not without its drawbacks.

One of those drawbacks is the fact that the sheer number of options on the market makes it difficult to determine which 3D printers are actually worth your time.

Below, we’ll explore the best cheap 3D printers on the market, as well as their various pros and cons, to help ensure that you’re able to make an informed choice.

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Autodesk Introduces Open Software Platform for 3D Printing

Autodesk 3D Printer Spark

Autodesk has been working tirelessly to make a bold attempt in pushing 3D technology to a whole new level. It has introduced a software platform known as Spark as well as a 3D printer of their own. This platform will purportedly make 3D printing not only simpler, but also reliable. It aims to give the user more and better control when it comes to model printing.

According to Autodesk, the printer will simply be an accompanying reference product for the software platform, which will set a benchmark in terms of how the 3D printing process should be developed.

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ObjectForm Partners With QA Team to Offer 3D Printing Courses in the UK

3D Printing Courses

Technicians and business leaders in the UK now have something to smile about, with ObjectForm and QA teaming up to launch an educational program and skills group to distribute 3D printing courses within the country.

They have realised that, as technology progresses, 3D printing will play a major role in future of just about every industry. Its adoption rates are rising and more companies are beginning to consider an investment in this new generation printing.

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