The Creality CR-10 Mini is an FDM 3D printer kit. It comes flat-pack with some pre-assembled parts. You will have it up and running in just a few minutes. Despite the name, it is by no means a small printer boasting a build volume of 300 x 220 x 300mm. This reliable, affordable machine can print for 200 hours at a time without being recalibrated. It is widely used by hobbyists and professionals to print a variety of amazing models from funny toy models to functional parts. Continue reading for the full review.
For instance, one user has successfully created a gas turbine. Look at its meticulous details and finishes. In case you’re wondering, yes, it really works.
Enjoy this well-refined Han Solo Blaster created by a Star Wars fan. With such a galactic sidearm, you will always shoot first.
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The Creality CR-10 Mini is an FDM 3D printer that can print layers at 100 microns. The surface finish is not as smooth as you get with the more expensive printers but is more than enough for prototyping and household use.
This huge Terminator T-800 head took 32 hours to print, but it paid off. It reflects the overall quality and the level of detail of this great printer.
The Creality CR-10 Mini has a 0.4 mm nozzle, giving you the best balance between speed and detail.
Just notice how smooth and defined this turbine is.
The print head runs on rails, which makes printing reliable, fast and precise. There may be some play within the parts since this is a self-assembly kit, but the upside is you'll have a solid knowledge of all the printer components and how they interact together, giving you the flexibility to modify parts to fit your needs.
The linear bearings added to the V slot ensure a zero-gap fit making the smoothness of operations even better.
Here is a 296g Low Poly Gengar ready to get out there with you to face other Pokemon.
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The Creality CR-10 Mini prints with PLA, ABS, TPU and other materials.
The extruder comes with a fan for printing with PLA-type materials. By cooling the model down, it reduces warping, stringing and, generally, makes for higher quality prints.
Here is a small preview of a PLA-made component. Look how fine it is.
The Creality CR-10 Mini has a removable heated print bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials.
This ABS-made Minion might be the perfect study partner for your kids.
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To ensure high reproducibility, we recommend installing an enclosed print chamber. This way the print quality would not be affected by temperature fluctuations as a result of drafts and other factors.
The Creality CR-10 Mini prints with 1.75 mm filament, providing you with a wide choice of materials.
The build area of 11.8 x 8.7 x 11.8 inches (300 x 220 x 300 mm) lets you print just about anything. From complex buildings to industrial parts, Creality CR-10 mini has you covered. You can even print your own dinosaur!
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The printer is controlled via the built-in LCD interface which is user-friendly and intuitive. The auto-resume option is a real killer feature. In case of a power failure, the printer will automatically resume printing from where it left off.
3D models can be printed from computer via SD card or USB cable.
The printer operates with the Cura software. The program supports a variety of file formats and is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
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Creality CR-10 Mini is available in black color. Its stylish look makes it ideal for both home and professional use. The printer dimensions are the build area of 19.5 x 18 x 20.5 inches (330 x 240 x 300 mm). It weighs 16.5 lb (7.5 kg). The spool holder is mounted separately from the 3D printer.
The price of the Creality CR-10 Mini is $329.99, which is reasonable considering its functionality and decent print quality.