Fabrikator Mini is one of the lowest cost 3D printers but performs extremely well. I bought this so I could use it when I travel and was shocked at how good the 3D print quality is. The retail price of this is $214 in the USA but I got one early for only $177. Best deal I've gotten on a 3D printer yet.
The design is open source and based on the Tiny Boy 3D printer kit but the Fabrikator Mini comes fully assembled with an outstanding getting started manual. Getting parts for this printer seems easy and it's constructed very solid. No 3D printer is perfect and they all need some assistance from time to time but I think this is one of best values in home 3D printers.
The sections below offer helpful information for users of this great little printer.
I use this printer at my YouTube Channel and feature many of them is a playlist. You can see the whole series below.
Having one place to find support for parts, software, filament, slicer settings can be tough to find so I put what I find in this column.
These are the original files for the Fabrikator Mini.
Cura: PLA, 11mm/s, 190C
Slic3r: ABS, 30mm/s, 220 C, Raft
Slic3r: Flexible Filament Settings
Simplify3D: Profile Settings for ABS.
Note: Updated 2/13/2016
Marlin Firmware for FabMini
LCD and SD Card
V2 - Version 2 of the LCD firmware improves the rotation wheel response when sorting through files on the SD card.
Finding small and interesting 3D print files can be tough so I place what I have printed or plan to print in this column.
Click on picture to redirect to Thingiverse Files.
Puzzle file has same design in eight pieces for printing on Fabrikator.
Special thanks to Fabrikator Forum Member: Roger_1994 for creating the puzzle cut files.