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Anet A8 3d printer review – Should you buy this DIY 3d printer?

This Anet A8 3d printer review has been done after buying and building it, this is my third printer build – first a prusa clone, second a Anet A8 3d printer

renren3d delta printer and this one.

The 3d printing market is starting to hot up now (Aug 17). The introduction by XYZ printing of a full colour 3d FFF printer using inkjet technology along with FFF will open up the market, but at a cost of £3k few will be able to justify it. Continue reading Anet A8 3d printer review – Should you buy this DIY 3d printer?

Monoprice select mini 3d printer review – a printer for everyone?

What can a major retailer be doing selling a 3d printer? Lets find out a bit more in the Monoprice select mini 3d printer review.

In the early days of 3d printing, and to a certain degree nowadays, monoprice select mini 3d printer review : frustration

when buying a 3d printer you are left on your own. The box arrives and you have to put the printer together. With parts not fitting, instructions vague, forum help good but time consuming. When you eventually completely assembled the printer then setting up the printer is a series of trial and error, bed levelling, end stop setting, heat settings, the list is endless.

How about leaving all of that behind? Continue reading Monoprice select mini 3d printer review – a printer for everyone?

Winbo super helper 3d printer range : A cheap introduction to 3d printing?

About Winbo

Winbo Smart Tech are a company specialising in 3d printing, from 3d printers to filament to complete 3d solutions.winbo super helper : winbo factory

They have been in manufacturing since 1995. they are quickly becoming a major player within the 3d printing world with over 17 different 3d printer models.

Recently they have launched their range of Winbo Super Helper 3d printers. These models promise great value for money and some have multi-functions.

Winbo Super Helper 3d printers

The Winbo Super Helper 3d printer comes in three configurations:winbo super helper : full shot

The Super Helper SH105 – a basic 3d printer.

The Super Helper SH105L 3 in 1 – the basic printer with added features, a laser engraver and laser cutter.

And the Super Helper SH155L 3 in 1 – this printer has the same features as the SH105L but with a larger build platform.

All of the models come in a range of different colours, red, golden, orange, blue, coffee, black, silver and green.winbo super helper : colours

These compact, easy to use printers are ideal to start your 3d printing journey. They are low power, consuming less than 65W.

With their 0.4mm nozzle the printers achieve layer heights of 0.04mm to 0.25mm, the smaller the layer height the less noticeable the ‘stepping’ effect of the model.

The 50 to 100mm/s printing speed means that you will wait less time for your completed model.

Utilising off the shelf 1.75mm filament you are able to use any of the PLA materials available to you.

If you are interested in personalising your phone then either the SH105L or SH155L are the products to go for. They include the laser engraver. You design your engraving, download it to the printer and watch as the printer creates your masterpiece perfectly.winbo super helper : laser engraver

Using the power of the laser cutter, you can create your own custom parts for the project you are thinking of designing.

Which Winbo Super Helper will you pick ?

SH105

build platform size 105mm x 105mm x 155mm

layer thickness 0.04 to 0.25mm

filament size 1.75mm

nozzle size 0.4mm

print material PLA

weight 3.6 kg

print from SD card

file type STL

SH105L

Printing

Build platform size 105mm x 105mm x 155mm

Layer thickness 0.04 to 0.25mm

Filament size 1.75mm

Nozzle size 0.4mm

Print material PLA

Weight 3.6 kg

Print from SD card

File type STL

laser engraving, cutting software

File type bmp, jpg, jpeg, png

supported software windows

engraving materials wood, bamboo, rubber, plastic, metal (with coating), glass (with coating), paper, leather, food and non metallic material.

Cutting material paper, cloth, leather., felt, cork, wood and non metallic thin material.

Engraving size 105mmx 105mmx 100mm

Height of product to be engraved 0 -100mm

laser wavelength 405nm

laser voltage 24v

laser current 210mA

SH155L

Printing

Build platform size 155mm x 155mm x 150mm

Layer thickness 0.04 to 0.25mm

Filament size 1.75mm

Nozzle size 0.4mm

Print material PLA

Weight 3.6 kg

Print from SD card

File type STL

laser engraving, cutting software

File type bmp, jpg, jpeg, png

supported software windows

engraving materials wood, bamboo, rubber, plastic, metal (with coating), glass (with coating), paper, leather, food and non metallic material.

Cutting material paper, cloth, leather., felt, cork, wood and non metallic thin material.

Engraving size 105mmx 105mmx 100mm

Height of product to be engraved 0 -100mm

laser wavelength 405nm

laser voltage 24v

laser current 210mA

If you have a Winbo Super Helper 3d printer, which one have you got? Leave a comment in the box below.

 

Thanks for reading

Phil