Top 7 3D printers for under $300

Published on: Thursday, 01 December 2016
Top 7 3D printers for under $300

If you are one of those in need for a 3D printer but your budget is limited, then your are in luck. A few years ago you had to expend thousands of dollars to buy the cheapest 3D printer available in the market. Nowadays, you can get yours for less than 500 bucks.

Just to make your life easier, we have curated a list of the top cheapest DIY 3D printers available worldwide. Enjoy!

 

Anet A8 3D printer Prusa i3 Kit. As low as $150.00

Anet is becoming a popular brand with its ultra-low price 3D printer kits. There are many reviews where buyers show off their 3D printer and most of the times they are very happy with it.

The price may vary when you get to Gearbest as it changes over time, but we have seen deals for nearly $150.00.

Main Features:

  • Made from piano-black laser-cut acrylic frame. To maintain the garage-built feel and the handmade charm
  • Multiple 3D printing filament supportable, support ABS / PLA / Wood / Nylon PVA / PP / Luminescent
  • 220 x 220 x 240mm printing volume.
  • LCD display, SD Card reader, heated bed, 1.75 mm filament.
  • All metal pulleys for improved functionality and performance
  • Quick-release feed gears for faster and fluent filament feeding
  • High printing precision, stainless steel rail rods, gears, bearings and connectors for smoother movement
  • Operating system: Windows XP / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Mac / Linux
  • Working environment: Temperature: 10 - 30 Deg.C, humidity: 20 - 50 Deg.C

 

Tronxy Acrylic 3DCSTAR P802-MHS 3D Printer. As low as $150.00

Yet another Prusa i3, very similar to Anet A8 at more or less the same price.

Main Features:

  • 220 x 220 x 240 mm build volume
  • LCD Display, SD Card, heated bed, 1.75 mm filament
  • LCD screen shows you printing information directly and is easy for you to manipulate.
  • Melzi 2.0 motherboard
  • A good machine for 3D DIY enthusiast.

 

 

Tronxy Desktop 3D Printer - $175.00

Main Features:

  • Supports SD card off-line print, especially convenient when without a computer
  • 0.1 - 0.4 mm layer height
  • 150 x 150mm x 150mm build volume
  • LCD display, 'cold' bed.
  • Enhanced stability and reliability: acrylic plate ensures more stable printing
  • Supports 3D printing filaments: PLA, ABS
  • Operating system: Windows XP / 7 / Mac
  • It is assembled DIY 3D printer

 

Anet A2 Aluminum Metal 3D DIY Printer - $190.00

The Anet A2 model features a different structure

Main Features:

  • Made from aluminum profile to maintain the garage-built feel and the handmade charm
  • Multiple 3D printing filament supportable, support ABS / PLA / HIPS, etc.
  • 220 x 220 x 220 mm printing volume.
  • LCD display, Card reader, heated bed, 1.75 mm filament
  • High printing precision, aluminium rail rods, gears, bearings and connectors for smoother movement
  • Heating plate temperature: 50 - 90 Deg.C
  • Extruder temperature: 260 Deg.C

 

Anet A6 3D Desktop Printer Kit. As low as $185.00

Main Features:

  • With LCD screen and keypad for easy offline use.
  • Supports 0.1 mm printing layer thickness.
  • Supports TF card
  • 220 x 220 x 240mm build volume
  • Supports multiple 3D printing filaments: ABS / PLA / HIPS.
  • Further simplified structure means fast assembly and easy adjustment, which saves you both time and energy.
  • Enhanced stability and reliability: acrylic plate ensures more stable printing.
  • Assembly is simple and suitable for DIY customers.

 

Heacent i3 3D Printer DIY Kit - $230.00

Main Features:

  • LCD display, SD Card reader, 1.75 mm filament
  • 200 x 200 x 180 mm printing volumne
  • Acrylic frame.
  • 0.1 - 0. 4mm layer resolution
  • Cold bed

 

Geeetech I3 Pro B 3D Printer DIY Kit - $240.00

Main Features:

  • Supports SD card off-line printing, especially convenient when without the computer.
  • Heated bed
  • 200 x 200 x 180 mm build volume,
  • LCD screen shows your printing information directly and easy for you to manipulate.
  • Supports multiple 3D printing filaments: PLA, ABS, wood, nylon, flexible PLA.
  • 8mm laser cutting acrylic sheet for rigidity and long life.
  • Stainless steel rail rods, gears, bearings and connectors for smoother movement.
  • All metal pulleys for improved functionality and performance.
  • Super-flat aluminum alloy print surface for better adherence.
  • Quick-release feed gears for faster and more fluent filament feeding.