Flashforge Finder Lite 3D Printer

Affordable and compact entry-level FDM 3D printer
  • Consistent, safe, and silent operation
  • Automatic bed leveling
  • Detachable print bed
  • Easy to use
When purchasing with us you get:
  • FREE Delivery
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Local U.S. Support
  • Up to 20% Filament Discount
We Accept Purchase Orders From All Educational Institutions and Eligible Business Customers
This 3D printer comes with:
  • Essential parts required to operate the printer
  • Power cord
  • Spool holder
  • Scraper
Price: $229.00 $299.00
Lead time is 2-3 weeks

The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is a partially enclosed desktop FDM 3D printer that offers a decent build volume of 140 x 140 x 140 mm and can print layers at 100 microns, which is more than enough for small-scale prototyping and household use. Its modular design and enclosed frame make for a safe and streamlined printing experience. The machine features a detachable print bed for effortless print removal, operates silently at just 50 dB, and comes ready to print right out the box.

The device also offers a plethora of quality of life features such as a 3.5-inch HD touchscreen for effortless standalone operation, automatic bed leveling, and incredibly low energy consumption.

It is a perfect device for entry-level users and kids. The printer can be used to produce uniquely designed household items, tabletop models, artworks, prototypes, accessories, souvenirs, props, cosplay accessories, and much more. 

Take a glance at this stunning 3D printed rose with a particularly smooth surface finish and all the smooth angles. 

How about a couple of customized 3D printed vases that boast their unique wavy texture? A nice home for flowers for sure.

As you can see, the Flashforge Finder 3 Lite can print pretty well-detailed models with a smooth surface finish, making it a perfect choice for entry-level 3D printing enthusiasts and kids.



  • Print quality
  • Materials
  • Build volume
  • Printer controls
  • What’s in the box
  • Look and feel
  • Price


Print Quality

The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is an FFF/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. 

The printer is equipped with a 0.4 mm nozzle, giving you the best balance between speed and detail. 

The print head runs on rods with linear bearings, which makes printing consistent, fast, and precise. The Finder 3 Lite also offers automatic bed leveling so you can proceed to the actual printing process shortly after unboxing it.



The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is compatible with PLA, an eco-friendly and easy-to-print material that comes in a form of 1.75 mm filament. 

The printer’s extruder is equipped with a fan to reliably print with PLA. The fan cools models during printing, which reduces warping, stringing, and other related issues.

The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is equipped with a detachable print bed and an enclosed print chamber without a top cover. Its print bed is unheated so it can reliably print only with PLA, while printing with ABS and other high-temperature plastics is not recommended. 


Build Volume

The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite offers a minimalistic build volume of 140 x 140 x 140 mm (5.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches) that lets your print a single medium-sized model or simultaneously print several smaller models in one go.  


Printer Controls

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The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite can be controlled via PC or a built-in 3.5-inch touchscreen with a neatly-looking UI and understandable logic behind menu options. It features USB, and SD card connectivity, making for an effortless standalone operation. 

The printer is recommended to be used with FlashPrint, the company’s proprietary slicing software solution. It works with 3mf/stl/obj/fpp/bmp/png/jpg/jpeg file formats. The printer software runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. 


What’s in the Box

  • Flashforge Finder 3 Lite 3D Printer
  • Spool holder
  • USB drive
  • Power cable
  • Scraper
  • Glue stick
  • Toolbox
  • User manual
  • Warranty card

For some items, package content may change. In case of any questions, please get in touch.


Look and Feel

The Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is available in blue or yellow color with a transparent acrylic door. Its neatly-looking appearance makes it ideal for many personal applications. The spool is mounted on the rear side of the machine. The printer dimensions are 420 x 420 x 420 mm (16.5 x 16.5 x 16.5 inches) and it weighs 11 kg (24 lbs).



The price of the Flashforge Finder 3 Lite is $229.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality, ease of use, fully enclosed frame, and silent operation.

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