Here is a list of some of the brands and products that are tracking discounts on for Thanksgiving shopping:
FlashForge – A Chinese manufacturer founded in 2011 to provide high quality, cost effective 3D printers that became well-known for its open-sourced printers. The Finder is an easy to use starter printer for families, schools and new hobby printers. The Inventor II is a desktop 3D printer that offers smart, safe and reliable printing. The Dreamer 3D Printer is known for its consistent, reliable printing. The 2016 Creator Pro improved on the already precise and high quality printer made with open source technology. The Guider II is a professional FFF 3D printer.
DEALS – From November 23rd to November 30th, Flashforge is offering a $100 coupon on the Creator Pro 3D Printer and a $200 coupon on the Dreamer 3D Printer. Need to email Flashforge to get the coupon.
XYZprinting – This manufacturer is attempting to make 3D printing accessible and affordable. The da Vinci Color is a FFF desktop 3D printer with true color technology to eliminate post-production painting. The da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix is a low price consumer two-color 3D printer. The da Vinci Mini is a small 3D printer that is affordable, easy to use and generally misprint free for the entry-level consumer. XYZprinting’s parent company is New Kinpo Group, an electronics conglomerate originally founded in Taiwan in 1973.
DEALS – XYZ is offering $70 off the da Vinci miniMaker (sale price $179), $110 off the da Vinci Jr. 1.0 (sale price $239), $150 off the da Vinci Jr. Pro (sale price $299), $200 off the da Vinci 1.0A (sale price $299) and $200 off the Nobel 1.0 ($899) or Nobel 1.0A (sale price $1799).
MakerBot – An America manufacturer that was founded in 2009 and acquired by Stratasys in 2013. It has released six generations of 3D printers with the most popular the Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+. The Replicator+ has various features to provide a more consistent and faster experience than its predecessor. The Mini+ is a desktop printer made to be simple, accessible and reliable. MakerBot also runs Thingiverse, an online community and file repository for the community.
LulzBot – Aleph Objects is the small Colorado manufacturer that makes this 3D printing line of products. The hardware and software are both fully open sourced. The Taz 6 has one of the largest build volumes of any 3D printer. The LulzBot Mini is a high performance desktop printer that is easy to use and provides superior print quality products.
The LulzBot sale runs from Friday, November 24th (12 AM midnight) to Tuesday, November 28th at 11:59 EST). They are offering 20% off their 3D Printers, so the TAZ 6 is $2,000 (originally $2,500) and the Mini is $1,000 (originally $1,250).
Monoprice – An American online retailer founded in 2002 that sells generic consumer electronics under its own private label. In 2016, Monoprice released the Maker Select Mini 3D Printer, an affordable, approximately $200 3D printer for the entry-level consumer interested in 3D printing. Later, they announced a number of other offerings across the range of printers, including the MP Mini Delta for the low price of $159.99.
Formlabs – A Massachusetts-based company that designs and manufactures desktop 3D printers that was founded in 2011. Its first product, the Form 1 3D printer, raised a record-breaking $2.95 million in a Kickstarter campaign. It creates powerful, affordable 3D printers for professionals. The Form 2 is an intuitive, reliable stereolithography for the desktop which is priced at $3,499. The Fuse 1 has the industrial power of selective laser sintering for the benchtop at $9,999.
Ultimaker – A Dutch 3D printer founded in 2011 that started out as an open-source printer company. The Ultimaker 3 is an industrial grade dual extrusion printer. The Ultimaker 2+ is an all-around 3D desktop printer designed to be reliable, efficient and user-friendly.
Buy a 3D Printer for Black Friday or Cyber Monday 2017 at a tremendous savings. Check back regularly for updates on the best deals from your favorite retailers to kick start your holiday shopping.
Stores will start releasing their deals for Black Friday 2017 starting in late October or early November. We will update this page when the ads are released. On Black Friday, we expect you may be able to find deals of up to $500. At lower price points, you may find deals offering up to 35% off the regular price.
3D printing for personal, professional and educational use have become more affordable over the past few years. They now range in price from approximately $200 to $2,500 at full price. Whether you are looking for a good deal for your side hobby or a gift for a loved one, Thanksgiving weekend is a good time to buy one.