QIDI TECH I 3D Printer Review

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QIDI TECH I 3D Printer Review Results

7.0 Good

Today we review the Qidi Tech I Dual Extruder 3D Printer. It is a product of Ruian Qidi Technology Co., Ltd located in the city of Ruian, Zhejiang Province, China. They have adopted the technology of MakerBot printers and have teamed with a Chinese University for further development of the printer.

  • Printing Speed N/A
  • Build Size 7
  • Precision 7
  • Value 7
  • Design 6
  • User Experience 8

Qidi Tech I Dual Extruder 3D Printer Basics

The Qidi Tech I 3D Printer weights about 46.3 lbs. (21 kg), and has exterior dimensions of 18.3 x 12.6 x 14.76 inches (465 x 320 x 375 mm).

The Qidi Tech I printer prints using ABS and PLA filaments through a 0.4mm extruder nozzle. The Wiiboox ONE MINI, has a print area of 9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches (230 x 150 x 150mm), and a total usable build volume of 313.29 cubic inches (5.13 L).

Qidi Tech I 3D Printer Review Results

Qidi Tech I Dual Extruder 3D Printer Pros

Rugged Design

The Qidi Tech I 3D Printer is a fully enclosed 3D printer with a metallic body. The body is sturdy compared to the wooden and PVC frames found in some other printers. The build plate is made out of aviation grade Aluminum which does not warp during the heating process. The circuit programs have been upgraded to avoid static produced during the printing process.

Dual Extruder

The Qidi Tech I 3D Printer is a dual extruder 3D Printer. This is a highly sought after feature and makes the printer more attractive. Dual extruders simplify the usage of support material and printing of designs with different colors.

Qidi Tech I Dual Extruder 3D Printer Cons

Warranty

The Qidi Tech I does not have an option for an extended warranty. Since the printer is manufactured in China, sourcing of replacements could be a time consuming task.

Connectivity

The Qidi Tech 3D Printer can be connected using a USB cable. It also has an SD card slot. Wi-Fi connectivity would increase this printer’s appeal. One of the most preferable modes of connectivity is wireless because of the relative ease of use, mobility and lack of clutter.

Qidi Tech I 3D printer back view

Qidi Tech I Dual Extruder 3D Printer Final Verdict

The Qidi Tech I is a fully enclosed, sturdy 3D printer. The printer has a rugged design and includes a heated build plate along with dual extruders. If you are a beginner and are looking for an affordable dual extruder 3D printer, then the Qidi Tech I 3D Printer may be the right printer for you.

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