Artillery Genius vs Ender 3 Pro

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The more technology develops, the more inventions that innovate the better. If in the past we could only print in 2 dimensions, then thanks to the advancement of human thought we can now print objects with 3 dimensions.

Surely it is not possible if humans make a very small object with a short time and complete details for work purposes? Therefore, the development of 3d printers continues to be improved for the convenience of human activities.

Indeed, each model and price of a 3d printer has different capabilities depending on the constituent components. The better the constituent components, the better the results will be printed when the printing process is complete.

With a small printer, you can minimize the space it takes to place it and can print small designs to the maximum. Likewise, with a large printer, you can use it to make furniture from a 3d printer, large prototypes, or print a large number of small objects at once.

Artillery Genius

Many people say that Artillery Genius is a small version of Artillery Sidewinder X1. There is nothing wrong, they have almost the same overall features. It’s just that they have a difference in size.

This printer is perfect for beginners who are just getting into the world of 3d printers. With a price that is not too expensive and 95% of the printer is already assembled when received, this printer is made to match with the beginner who is doing an assembly for the first time.

 Artillery GeniusEnder 3 Pro
Product Dimensions6.93 x 15.35 x 20.08 inches20.94 x 15.04 x 7.91 inches
Shipping Weight19.62 pounds18.96 pounds
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The Genius has a build area that is 220 by 220 by 220 in size and those sizes are in millimeters, so it’s a bit smaller than the Sidewinder X1 but it’s fairly big if you compare it to some other cheap printers.

It is a Direct Driven Printer which means that the printer has its extruder with no Bowden cable and therefore you can print with flexible filaments. Besides flexible filaments, this printer can also handle normal and engine filaments because it is almost ABS-like. Don’t worry, it does everything with extremely silent because of quiet stepper drivers and fans.

There is no way that’s with the mount on top of the printer you can use a large spool because it’s too big and also for a very small spool, it won’t fit on top of the filament holder. Well, it uses a Volcano Style Aden, which means it can print very fast and you can use rather large nozzles on it.

Similar to the Sidewinder X1 is that it is running an AC heated bed and 24 Volt system, so this thing heats up super quick, and the fact that it’s got a smaller bed just allows it to heat up that much quicker.

If you’re limiting on space or going to be building a farm and you know that the things you’re printing will not be outside of that 220 by 220 in X and Y. It’s a great machine for you to consider.

Ender 3 Pro

The most obvious thing is the removable flexible magnetic bed, and it has a little notch on the front to help you peel it off. This surface works great with PLA, wood, flex, or even PTG but anything above eighty degrees is going to destroy its magnetism because of the curing effect. Therefore ABS is now of the cards with this builds surface.

It has a proper Meanwell 500 watt power supply which is thinner, quieter, and better quickly than on the standard Ender 3. Also, it does have a cooking fan but the difference is that the cooling fan only comes on when it needs to reduce the noise.

Well, Ender 3 Pro is a trusted brand and it’s built that reputation from years of quality products. Therefore, there should be an even smaller chance than before of anything falling and catching on fire.

Banner extrusion for the Y-Axis has changed to 40 by 40 millimeters just like on the CR10 mini, CR10, and CR10s. The standard end rate it’s 40 by 20 millimeters, so on the Pro version heat bed wheels have a wider surface to balance so you got the more stable heated bed.

A lot of people did with the original Ender 3 was to print a cover for the fan so no debris could fall, clog the fan, and overheat the mainboard. This has now been inverted, so everything is underneath the printer and there is no chance of that happening anymore.

The SD card reader and the USB swap have lifted and it’s a little bit easier to plug things in and out without your hand hitting the table setup. Their motherboard uses hot glue to secure the connection. There is a limiter on the Z-stop switch bracket you cannot miss the correct Z-stop position when you installed it.

There is no fan on the top of the control box, instead, they move it on to the bottom underneath the frame and now there is no worry that the filament or any print pieces can clog the fan. Their motherboard uses hot glue to secure the connection. There is a limiter on the Z-stop switch bracket, you can’t miss the correct Z-stop position when you installed it. Read also: Creality CR 10 V2 VS Ender 3 Pro.

Artillery Genius vs Ender 3 Pro

- Easy Installation & Stable Performance - 98% Pre-assembly, clean cable management, with full aluminum frame design, very stable structure.
- Failure Detection - Filament Run out Detection and Recovery. Resume your prints after power outage, goodbye to print job ruin by power failure.
- Synchronized Dual Z System - Make sure both side of the gantry move ups and downs the same height and at the same speed, ensure the X carriage always move parallel to the build plate, improved stability at high speed.
- Powerful High-Quality Accessories - With color touch screen control. Ultra-quiet Stepper Driver. High-precision Inductive sensor end stop for more precise positioning. Direct-drive extruder to support flexible materials.
- Removable Build Surface: Provide all-round protection to your 3D printer build plate and ensure consistent temperature throughout the build surface. Easy to remove the printing models after cooling.
- Safe Power Supply: Ender 3 Pro comes with a UL Certified power supply, protecting your printer from unexpected power surges, that can heat the hot bed to 110℃ in just 5 minutes.
- Resume Print Function: Ender 3 Pro can resume printing from the last recorded extruder position after suffering unexpected power outages.
- Semi Assembled Kit: This easy-to-setup kit comes partially assembled, allowing you to learn about the basic construction of 3D printers as you finish putting it together. A fun STEM educational experience in mechanical engineering and electronics.

Conclusion

The two printers above have a price difference of around 100 Dollars. In terms of price, Artillery Genius is indeed more expensive. However, you won’t regret for paying more, because it’s extremely silent when working, better stepper drivers, and very easy to assemble, especially for beginners.

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