The QIDI TECH Shadow 6.0 Pro is a desktop MSLA resin 3D printer. It is an improved version of the 5.5 S. Unlike its predecessor, it is equipped with a 6-inch 2K LCD screen that makes for higher printing resolution and larger prints. The Shadow 6.0 Pro is a budget device ideal for first-time users. Its sturdy design and stable structure make it durable and reliable. By purchasing the QIDI Tech 6.0 Pro you will get a good quality resin printer at an affordable price.
As an MSLA device, the 6.0 Pro adopts UV light for curing the resin. The light is emitted through a special matrix UV-LED array developed to improve printing precision. The redesigned light system illuminates the build platform with higher intensity, speeding up the curing process. The machine is capable of curing each layer in just 5-6 seconds.
In addition to the red and silver design, the 6.0 Pro and 5.5 S differ in their LCD equipment. The 6.0 Pro sports a 6-inch 2K screen of 132 x 74mm, while the 5.5 S uses a 5.5-inch screen, hence their names. The enlarged LCD results in a larger print area. The 6.0 Pro also benefits from a bigger resin VAT (20% larger than the 5.5 S) and an activated-carbon filtration system.
Backed by outstanding technical support, QIDI Tech 3D printers are gaining lots of trust in the low-cost 3D printing market segment. Keep reading our Shadow 6.0 Pro review to find out more about this budget-friendly resin printer.
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The QIDI TECH Shadow 6.0 Pro is a desktop resin 3D printer that can print layers at 10 microns. This lets you print parts with extremely smooth finishes and capillary details. It relies on MSLA technology and adopts a high-definition 2K (2,560 x 1,440px) LCD screen of 6 inches in sizes. The screen resolution allows printing parts with a fixed XY accuracy of 47 microns.
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The dual linear rails with fixed double slider and 4 optical axis structure help to achieve a Z accuracy of 1.25 microns. They also make for higher stability, greater stretching force, and higher printing precision.
The Shadow 6.0 Pro has a good build quality. It is mainly composed of CNC-machined aluminum parts. It adopts good quality components (motors, mainboard and rods). The LCD screen is made of reinforced tempered glass.
The Shadow 6.0 Pro prints with 405nm UV resin. For a healthier printing experience, QIDI Tech developed a dedicated series of low-odor photocuring resins. These special materials along with the dual-fan ventilation system and carbon filtration reduce odor and emissions while printing.
Thanks to the larger LCD screen, the 6.0 Pro features a bigger build volume than the 5.5 S. It lets you produce high-quality resin parts within a print area of 5.11 x 2.75 x 5.9 inches (130 x 70 x 150mm).
Equipped with an integrated 3.5-inch Color TFT Touch Screen, the Shadow 6.0 Pro is really simple to operate.
You can print your files using a USB pen drive.
The printer supports STL and OBJ file formats. It comes with the ChiTuBox firmware and slicer software. The program runs on both Windows (7 +) and Mac OS X operating systems. It enables fast slicing and allows saving some resin.
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The QIDI TECH Shadow 6.0 Pro is a silver version of the 5.5 S. Indeed, it shows a red and silver stylish design. It is ideal for multiple applications in architectural modeling, jewelry design, medical prototyping, and more.
The printer dimensions are 9.6 x 9 x 16.5 inches (245 x 230 x 420 mm).
The price of the QIDI TECH Shadow 6.0 Pro is $329.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality, stability, accuracy, and endurance.