Trinity Labs

This professional-grade printer is a cut above its kin, but is it ready for your living room?

Torture test print. Click to view large.

THE TRINITY LABS MENDELMAXPRO IS ONE OF A RECENT SPATE OF “RETAIL REPRAP” PRINTERS (see the Lulzbot AO-100), but this unit has two great things going for it. First, it’s the newest in its class, so it benefits from “standing on the shoulders” of earlier efforts. Second, founder Ezra Zygmuntowicz has extensive experience with the MendelMax, having built countless versions before developing this one as a product.

2013 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

  • 3D Printers Buyer's Guide — 15 Reviewed
  • Getting Started in 3D
  • Learn the Software Toolchain
  • 3D Design for Beginners
  • 3D Printing without a Printer

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Just Released! 2014 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

  • Primo Features 200W glass build platform heats up fast, high-grade linear motion components, LED backlighting, LCD user interface
  • Print volume 9″×10″×7″
  • Print speed Very fast,
    +150mm/sec
  • Print material PLA, ABS, PVA
  • Resolution (z-axis) 0.5mm–0.3mm
  • Machine software Pronterface
  • Slicing software Slic3r
  • OS supported Windows,
    Mac, Linux
  • Open Source Yes
  • Price as tested $1,295
  • Pedigree RepRap
    MendelMax
  • Print without PC? Optional, SD card