Review: The da Vinci 1.0 Pro 3D printer reaches for the higher end

XYZprinting's new device has some good features, but lacks the quality of a professional 3D printer.

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When XYZprinting unveiled its da Vinci 1.0 Professional 3D printer in September, it touted the fact that the printer could used third-party 1.75mm filaments and was positioned for "professional use."

The printer also featured new software designed for users of all skill levels to print the more "complex, creative ideas."

What's wonderful about XYZprinting's machines is they're some of the lowest priced 3D printers on the market. The Pro is no different as it retails for $699. At that price point, the da Vinci Pro outperforms many other 3D printers that cost hundreds of dollars more -- at least in theory.

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