XYZprinting da Vinci Jr. 1.0 A Pro It’s easy to imagine a 3D printer as something of a magic cube in which all sorts of wonders are created. The $449 XYZprinting da Vinci Jr. 1.0 A Pro does its best to evoke this: a translucent-orange box that takes plastic filament and turns it into innumerable objects, practical and decorative by turn.
This romanticized perspective of 3D printing, or some variation on it, doubtless runs through the heads of many of the newbies and students for whom the da Vinci Jr. 1.0 A Pro is intended, and this moderately priced 3D printer delivers an experience that should capture the imagination of young users, while offering add-ons to help stave off obsolescence for more experienced ones. Only a balky filament-feeding system encountered in our testing prevents it from earning a top pick. A Newbie-Friendly Focus The da Vinci Jr. 1.0 A […]
In my last article, I discussed the use of 3D printing for scale model hobbyists. Hobbyists are discovering 3D...