Black Friday is still a long way off and yet we only see tons of great Black Friday deals. With a maddening holiday season and supply chains put to the test, retailers are trying to stay one step ahead of the game and offering huge discounts on home and office technologies like computers, accessories and printers. In fact, retailers are currently offering huge discounts on 3D printers from top brands like Formlab, Lulzbot, Monoprice, and others. Actually, now could be the best time to buy. Most of our favorite retailers, including Best Buy, offer Black Friday price guarantees to customers if the price goes up between now and the shopping vacation.
In addition to these Black Friday 3D printer deals, there are all sorts of other deals such as Black Friday laptop and Black Friday tablet deals, and Black Friday printer deals to complete the setup of your home or office computer. But time is of the essence. You want to shop now when your favorite items are to arrive for Christmas or during the holidays. The delivery dates for items purchased now extend to the end of the month. So it's only a matter of time before your valued purchases don't arrive until late December or early 2021. So make your plans for the 3D printer you want and go shopping!
Best deals on Black Friday 3D Printers
How to choose a 3D printer during Black Friday
There are so many Black Friday 3D printers out there that you think they have started printing copies of themselves. With so many discounts, the question is: which one to choose? To make your decision easier, we've included our guide to the Best 3D Printers for 2020. Our top pick this year is the Formlabs Form 3, which is a bit expensive and a bit larger than others, but prints with incredible smoothness and accuracy. It uses laser projection to "grow" objects instead of heating a plastic filament and pushing it through a nozzle to build them up layer by layer. It also has easy-to-use features like an auto-filling resin bowl and an app that lets you check the status of your item from anywhere.
Even at a discount, the Formlabs Form 3 (an improvement over the Formlabs Form 2) will cost thousands of dollars, which is simply outside of many of our price ranges. But not to be feared, there are also great options on the shelf, like the Lulzbot Mini 2, which gives you a customized and extremely complex level of control over the development process, not to mention much faster print speeds than its predecessors. The Anycubic Photon enables you to create incredibly detailed projects at a fraction of the price of other 3D printers. And let's not forget the Monoprice Mini Delta, which comes fully assembled and ready to print and also has a heated bed – a fantastic printer for beginners.
Where to find the best 3D printer sales
- Amazon Black Friday: At Amazon you get discounts on everything from the Markbot Replicator to 3D printers from Flashforge and Anycubic.
- Best Buy Black Friday: Best Buy rose earlier this year with discounted items from the best brands in 3D printers like Makerbot and XYZPrinting.
- Walmart Black Friday: Walmart is fighting back and has its own 3D printer offerings from Flashforge, Anycubic, Monoprice and others.
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