The Hype around 3D printing is fading out but the printers have not disappeared. Regularly there are new models, whose owners share their reviews and drawings.
A Large online community of 3D Hubs, has published a list of the best 3D printers in 5 categories. List created based on 9 reviews of thousands of owners of more than 500 models of printers.
In terms of "Budget", Plug-N-Play "For advanced users", "workhorse" printers and industrial SLS (selective laser sintering) were 14 vehicles.
Winners in the budget category selected Original Prusa i3 MK2 (rating 9.2, $ 699), Rostock MAX (8.8, $ 799) and the Printrbot Simple Metal (8.5, $ 599).
The Best "For advanced users" were Ultimaker 2+ (rating 9.1, 2 $ 499), Form 2 SLA (a rating of 9, price 3 $ 499) and Zortrax M200 (8.9 rating, 165 000 rubles).
The Favorites in the category of "workhorse" users of 3D Hubs called the Makergear M2 (rating 9.2, 1 $ 825), LulzBot TAZ 6 (9.1, $ 2,500) and BCN3D Sigma (8.9, 2 795 dollars).
The Category of Plug-N-Play led the CraftBot PLUS (9.1, 1 140 dollars), the LulzBot Mini (9.1, $ 1,250), and CEL Robox (9.0, $ 999).
Industrial printers introduced the only camera – EOS P 396 for $ 250,000 with a rating of 8.2.
To create rating 3D Hubs account reviews on a number of parameters: the quality of printing and Assembly, reliability, ease of use, error rate, maintenance, price and. To compete for the title of best model with a 3D-printer needs to get at least 5 opinions.