The Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer v2 is an award-winning personal FDM 3D printer. It was named the best budget 3D printer and best 3D printer under $250 by All3DP in 2017. It comes pre-built and factory calibrated. You can start print straight out-of-the-box. It is packed with impressive features for the price. It is the Mini version of the standard Monoprice Select, this means it has a smaller footprint. Thus, it can be easily moved from one place to another. The bulky, compact design avoids the risk of damage during transport. It features a heated bed and a quick-release extruder, which can heat up to 230°C. It delivers reliable and consistent prints considering its price point. The ease of use and extreme affordability makes it ideal for first-time users, students, and hobbyists. Also, it is entirely open-source and can be easily upgraded. Read more in our complete review.
This custom SD card and USB stick holder has been printed in 45 minutes. The slots came through pretty accurate and clean.
One user 3D printed this little Inductrix Frame in parts. The printer ensured the right dimensional accuracy to properly splice them together.
The Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 can print at 100 microns. This is not enough for professional use but ideal for household use and prototyping. It comes with a Bowden-style spring-loaded extruder and can print up to 55mm/s. At a low print speed, the device is capable of delivering good quality, reliable prints. With the right mods, you can easily enhance its printing capabilities and performances. Unlike its predecessors, the V2 sports an all-metal hotend, added build surface and insulation, and an improved cooling system on the bottom of the unit.
The Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 has a 0.4 mm nozzle.
The print head runs on rods with linear bearings.
Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 prints with ABS, HIPS, PET, PLA, and other materials.
The Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 has a heated print bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials. The insulated, heated bed and the range of temperatures achievable by the all-metal extruder let you print with a variety of third-party filaments.
As always, installing an enclosed print chamber is highly recommended in order to deal with temperature fluctuations.
The Monoprice Select Mini 3D V2 printer doesn’t require special filament. It prints with standard 1.75 mm spools of filament, providing you with a wide choice of materials. That’s a great feature considering the low price-tag.
The build area of 4.7 x 4.7 x 4.7 inches (120 x 120 x 120 mm) lets you print relatively small models. Larger pieces might be printed in parts and then assembled.
The printer can be controlled via PC or via the built-in LCD screen. You can navigate the clear menus using a click-wheel. The onboard interface lets you calibrate the bed and preheat the extruder. The push-button operation streamlines printer management. The printer also features Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring.
The printer features both USB and Wi-Fi connection and is equipped with a microSD card slot. You can easily upload your printing files the way you want.
The printer is compatible with Cura, Repetier-Host, ReplicatorG, and Simplify3D slicing software. You can prepare your 3D models using the program you prefer. The printer supports standard GCode files. The printer software is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 is available in two colorways: black and white. Its stylish look makes it ideal for home and professional use.
The printer dimensions are 11.3 x 7.5 x 13.5 inches (287 x 190 x 342 mm). It weighs 10 lb (4.5 kg). The spool holder clips onto the left side of the machine.
The price of the Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer V2 is $219.99, which is reasonable considering its functionality and upgradability.