Monoprice Maker Select Plus is a budget FDM printer. It is an upgraded version of the original Maker Select. It comes factory calibrated with some parts already assembled. You’ll only have to fix a bunch of screws and start printing the sample models provided. Unlike its predecessor, it shows a smaller footprint and a consolidated design with onboard control and a fitted, easy-to-navigate 3.25-inch touch screen. It is simpler to use and 50% faster than its predecessor. It is equipped with a heatable bed and a redesigned, anti-jam MK10 extruder. It features a 0.4mm nozzle and 100-micron layer resolution, providing smooth and clean prints. The reworked structure and the improved features provide a great and seamless printing experience to anyone at an affordable price. The printer is used by professionals and 3D enthusiasts worldwide. It is capable of producing a wide variety of models, including cosplay accessories, sculpts, miniatures, and more. Read on for a complete review.
This Gears of War helmet has been 3D printed for a cosplay event. Look at its accurate and defined edges. It also shows a good amount of details.
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One user produced a set of parts of a wind-up car. The machine managed to print even the tiniest parts delivering decent surface finishes and overall good quality.
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The Monoprice Maker Select Plus 3D can print at 100 microns, which makes it possible to produce smooth models and a decent surface finish. The redesigned, direct-drive extruder can handle an interesting range of temperatures making the printer compatible with a variety of filaments.
This is how a Maker Select Plus’ finished product looks just after printing. The model is sufficiently accurate and smooth, even without post-processing.
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The Monoprice Maker Select Plus 3D Printer has a 0.4 mm nozzle.
This little target looks good and enough detailed so far.
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The print head runs on rods with linear bearings, making the design more simple. The quality design ensures high endurance and durability of the hardware.
Monoprice Maker Select Plus 3D Printer prints with ABS, PLA, XT Copolyester, PET, TPU, TPC, FPE, PVA, HIPS, Jelly, Foam, Felty, Wood Fill, Copper Fill, Steel Fill, Bronze Fill, and other materials.
This Darth Vader model has been printed with black PLA. That’s how the model looked right after completing the printing and before post-processing.
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The Monoprice Maker Select Plus has a heated print bed, which makes it suitable for printing with ABS-type materials.
Installing an enclosed print chamber is recommended in order to deal with temperature fluctuations and ensure high reproducibility.
The Monoprice Maker Select Plus prints with 1.75 mm filament, providing you with a wide choice of materials.
The build area of 7.9 x 7.9 x 7.1 inches (200 x 200 x 180 mm). This large volume lets you fabricate big, complex models in one go or in multiple parts.
You can even print a complete Iron Man’s armor.
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A built-in touchscreen allows easily and quickly navigating through the printing resources. It also gives you the possibility to adjust print settings on-the-fly.The printer can also be operated via a USB-wired computer.
The printer provides both USB and SD card connectivity. You can choose the best way to print your 3D models according to your needs.
The printer supports both open-source and commercial 3D slicer software. It is compatible with Cura, Simplify3D, Repetier, and more. It runs on Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
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Monoprice Maker Select Plus comes with an all-black, bare-bone design based on the original Prusa i3. Its stylish look makes it ideal for home and professional use.
The printer dimensions are 15.7 x 16.1 x 15.7 inches (400 x 410 x 400 mm). It weighs 22 lb (10 kg). The spool holder is mounted on top of the printer.
The price of the Monoprice Maker Select Plus 3D Printer is $389.99, which is reasonable considering its functionality.