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Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

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A cheap, beginner-friendly 3D printer
  • Good price/output ratio
  • Compact and portable
  • Simple to use and maintain
  • Open-material system
When purchasing with us you get:
  • FREE Delivery
  • Full 1 Year Warranty
  • 24/5 Customer Support
  • 20% Filament Discount
This 3D printer comes with:
  • Essential parts required to operate the printer
  • A roll of sample filament
  • User’s manual and printable models
  • All the necessary tools
Price: $230.00
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The Monoprice MP i3 3D printer is a personal FDM 3D printer. It is really affordable and simple to operate, that’s why it might be the right choice for both newbies and hobbyists. It arrives pre-built and ready to work after unboxing. It shows a compact yet portable design, which makes it ideal for any living space. The feature-set and the overall print quality are pretty good considering the price. It is really similar to the renowned, award-winning Monoprice MP Select Mini. If you’re buying a printer for the first time, Monoprice MP i3 might be a good pick. It is optimized for printing with PLA open spools. Let’s review more.

The printer has been used to print a wide variety of models. For example, one user 3D printed this nice building after 59 hours of combined print time.

The printer has been used to print a wide variety of models. For example, one user 3D printed this nice building

Credit: @drawyourescape / instagram

This is a Benchy first test print. It turned out fine considering the price. 

This is a Benchy first test print. It turned out fine considering the price.

 

Specifications:

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

 

Print quality

The Monoprice MP i3 is extremely easy to operate and maintain. It features an E3D style Hotend and can print at 100 microns. The models won’t be as smooth as those created by more expensive printers. However, this printer is a great learning instrument. It is also good for prototyping and testing.

the some geen model printed on the Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

The Monoprice MP i3 3D printer has a 0.4 mm nozzle.

Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer filament

The print head runs on rods with linear bearings, making the design more simple.

Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

 

Materials

Monoprice MP i3 3D printer prints with basic PLA filaments.

The extruder comes with a fan that cools the model down, thus reducing warping and stringing. 

The extruder comes with a fan that cools the model down, thus reducing warping and stringing.

The Monoprice MP i3 prints with 1.75 mm filament. You may choose any PLA filament available on the market without any limitation.

The Monoprice MP i3 prints with 1.75 mm filament.on the table

 

Build volume

Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

The build area of the printer is 4.7 x 5.3 x 3.9 inches (120 x 135 x 100 mm). It is large enough for a variety of projects. It lets you create small-scale models and experiments. 

 

Printer controls

The printer is controlled via PC or the built-in LCD interface with a control knob. 

Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

3D models can be printed from computer via an SD card or USB. 

The printer is compatible with Cura, Repetier-Host, ReplicatorG, and Simplify3D slicing software.

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.

 

What’s in the box

What’s in the Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer box

  • MP i3 3D Printer
  • Filament Holder
  • Sample Filament
  • USB Cable
  • 1GB microSD® card with card adapter
  • Scraper
  • PTFE tube
  • Hex keys
  • Spare print bed mats
  • AC Power Cord (NEMA 5-15 to IEC 60320 C13)
  • Leveling card
  • User’s Manual

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

 

Look and feel

Monoprice MP i3 3D Printer

Monoprice MP i3 3D printer is an all-black, metal device. Its stylish look makes it ideal for home use.

The package dimensions are 17.2 inches x 14.7 inches x 12.5" inches (437 x 373 x 318 mm) It weighs 19 lb (8.8 kg). The spool holder is mounted on the right side of the printer.

 

Price

The price of the Monoprice MP i3 3D printer is $230.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality.

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