Best 3D printers for families with children should be fully safe and simple to use. FlashForge Finder is just like that: uncomplicated in its built and in terms of controlling. It’s also characterized by a rather unconventional looks. As opposed to other classic printing devices that are in black or steel gray coloring, this one is immediately recognizable by a pretty thick layer of strong fuchsia on the casing. Original coloring and modern stylish design nicely go with any interior.
Specifications FlashForge Finder:
Machine Dimensions: 420 x 420 x 420 mm
Build volume: 140 x 140 x 140 mm
Materials: PLA, PETG (for small prints)
Layer resolution: 100-500 microns
Connectivity: USB, WiFi
Safety and high quality
FlashForge Finder is in the shape of a square box that protects users from various hazards. Persons using the equipment have no contact, for instance, with the overheated or electrical elements. Due to that the equipment is more resistant to failure and outside damage, and also to accumulation of dust inside. The cables are as well hidden from vision in a special casing. In the upper part of the frame there’s a convenient control panel with a very clear menu. Printer is ready for use immediately after purchase, it doesn’t need any complicated operations, so it’s suitable for laymen and beginners who know very little about electronic equipment.
FlashForge Finder uses wi-fi connection and USB memory. Additionally it’s fitted with a smart calibration detection, which in turn helps levelling. Printing is initiated with pressing just four buttons, without necessity of connecting equipment to a computer. Therefore use of the printer is comfortable and convenient. Owing to a retractable assembly plate, removing the produced elements is a mere formality. An important advantage of this model is the low noise during work. The printer is compatible with many various linguistic versions of software, which makes it a frequent choice of users all around the world. The printer’s price is really attractive and competitive, and the quality of prints quite correct. It’s entirely sufficient for everyday needs of an average user.
What can users complain about?
The Finder function is to make alarm when the filament is running out. But in order for it to occur, we need to use dedicated FlashForge PLA material. If we want to use not original filament, we have to disactivate the Finder function, and that may cause the printer to falter when material is out, because the device will not be able to warn us about the fact with due notice.
A printer for each house
FlashForge Finder isn’t a specialist company equipment, but an ordinary household doesn’t need anything more than that. The printer has enough number of options, so it can serve for entertainment or learning. For instance, it allows children to make geometrical solids useful for mathematics, and also interesting toys and gadgets that add pleasure and joy to the family time.
- Easy to use
- Clear touchscreen
- Only prints PLA (PETG to some extent)
- Very small build volume