Latest from Eric Chu


It’s a good machine for hackers to tinker with. Print-Rite’s CoLiDo 3D Printer is a MakerBot Replicator clone with a twist — it runs G-code instead of .x3g files — allowing for slicer interchangeability. Read more »


A quiet machine, with very reliable automatic bed leveling. Read more »

Tinkerer’s machine capable of the finest resolution of printers tested

A tinkerer’s machine capable of the finest resolution of printers tested. Read more »


Micro Center’s PowerSpec 3D Pro is essentially the MakerBot original Replicator, but it has a few design and materials improvements at half the price. Read more »

Airwolf 3D

Taking cues from both the RepRap Air and Prusa, the Airwolf AW3D XL is a solid, robust machine with a lot of potential that produces quality, large-volume prints. Read more »

B9 Creator

The B9 Creator produced the finest prints of any machine we tested. Read more »

Ultimaker 2

A bleeding-edge new machine that’s great for anyone from beginner to pro. Read more »