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21 Best 3d Pens (2017) to Unleash your 3D Imagination in Real

Myguru 3D Stereoscopic Drawing Doodle Pen

One of things that all of us do since our childhood is to imagine shapes in thin air. We imagine how something will look. When explaining to others we tend to draw shapes in air with fingers or normal pens and pencils. Imagining and drawing 3D shapes is part of who we are.

If this is the case, then why not simply buy 3D printing pen and make those imaginations a reality? In this post we bring to you top 21 3D pens available in market currently. We will cover several brands as well as several prince points.

Let us begin our line-up of 21 top rated 3d pens with the 3D pens which are priced below $150.

 

LUCKSTAR 3D Pen By LUCKSTAR, Price: $ 114.29

LUCKSTAR 3D Pen By LUCKSTAR

LUCKSTAR 3D Pen By LUCKSTAR comes in 4 attractive colors Blue, Gray, Orange and Yellow. It features a 0.4 to 0.7 mm sized Copper nozzle that provides for quite fine freehand 3D drawing.

Because the tip is made of metal, it can become very hot hence proper care must be taken when operating this 3D pen. The LUCKSTAR 3D Pen incorporates the ‚Äėfast cool‚Äô technology. This technology ensures that the filament cools down very quickly which means that you will get accurate designs as well as the 3D pen will be safe to use.

You can use this 3D pen to draw on paper, or connect other 3D objects, or draw a completely new 3D object in thin air!

This 3D pen can be used to make different art forms such as home décor, personalized gifts, crafts and it can even help in school projects. This 3D pen works with only plastic filament. Three loops of filament are included in the package so that you can get your first 3D object within minutes of getting this 3D pen.

Key Specifications:

  • Weight: ¬†Unspecified in specifications
  • Dimensions: Unspecified in specifications
  • LCD Display Present: No

 

Alrida 3D Pen By Alrida, Price: $ 109.99

Alrida 3D Pen By Alrida

Alrida 3D Pen By Alrida is a stereoscopic 3D pen, which works on 5 volts/2A DC power supply. Therefore, either a DC power adaptor can power it, or it can also work with a portable power bank. This enables you to print your lovely 3D object anywhere even with you are not near a power point.

It works only with either PLA or ABS filaments. The nozzle diameter of this 3D pen is 0.7 mm that ensures that you get very fine results with great precision and ease. It is lightweight which helps you create intricate art forms, which require very subtle hand movements.

With this 3D pen, you can create your 3D designs from ground up in thin air, or you can trace it out on a paper. The printing speed is easily controllable which always keeps you in full control. The nib temperature is displayed in the LCD screen for you to monitor the status of the pen. These and several more such points make this 3D pen as an ideal gift for any creative person.

Key Specifications:

  • Weight: Approximately 62 grams
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 1.2 x 1.6 inches
  • LCD Display Present: Yes

 

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SL-300 3D Pen By INHDBOX, Price: $ 92.00

SL-300 3D Pen By INHDBOX

SL-300 3D Pen By INHDBOX is light in weight and has slim profile, which makes it very easy to handle. This means that you will not get FLAC fatigue even with extended usage of this 3D pen. Similar to other 3D pens, you can use this 3D pen to draw on any surface such as paper or even in thin air.

This 3D pen is based on Stereoscopic technology. This 3D pen incorporates a new technology for printing which is a combination of a heating coil and a nozzle cartridge design. You can easily control the print speed and the filament temperature using the easy to reach buttons. This means that you will always be control of the drawing.

Key Specifications:

  • Weight: Unspecified in the specifications.
  • Dimensions: 180 x 24 x 24 mm
  • LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Scribbler 3D Pen By Scribbler, Price: $ 89.99

Scribbler 3D Pen By Scribbler

The Scribbler 3D Pen By Scribbler is one of the 3D pens that have been in market for quite some time now. It is among the first to introduce slim and lightweight ergonomic design plus having step-less excursion speed control.

The step-less excursion control also gives you complete control on the printing speed and it lets you be in better control of the nozzle temperature. This 3D pen works with several varieties of PLA filament giving you rich choice for the right make and color of the filament.

It is ideal for children to adults and from beginners to professionals and artists.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 2.3 ounces

·        Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.9 x 2.5 inches

·        LCD Display Present: No

 

iPeson 3rd 3D Pen By iPeson, Price: $ 89.99

iPeson 3rd 3D Pen By iPeson

iPeson 3rd 3D Pen By iPeson is a stereoscopic 3D pen. Similar to other 3D pens, it works by melting plastic (PLA) filaments, which rapidly cools down to your desired shape realizing the 3D object, which you are visualizing.

It features a step-less motor for controlling the excursion speed and hence the speed of printing. For intricate designs, you can go for slow speeds and for designs having mainly arches and lines, you can increase the speed.

The rapid cooling of plastic filament makes it safe to use. However, the nib can reach temperatures around 200 degrees so proper safety precautions are recommended. The precautions include not to touch the nib by hand or not to touch the nib on any surface.

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It also means that similar to other 3D pens based on same technology; children under strict guidance and observation of adults should use this 3D pen. This 3D pen is lightweight and easy to hold which enables you to draw as much as you want without getting tired.

Key Specifications:

  • Weight: 2.2 ounces
  • Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications
  • LCD Display Present: No


Skyfall inteliigent (SL-300) 3D Pen By Skyfall, Price: $ 89.79

Skyfall inteliigent (SL-300) 3D Pen By Skyfall

The SL-300 intelligent 3D pen by Skyfall comes in 4 colors. It is the lightest 3D pen in the world, which also makes it the most convenient and easiest to use 3D pen in the world. It incorporates a highly intelligent and worlds first print head that can sense the temperature.

Even though it does not have step-less motor for controlling the excursion speed, it does offer 8 different excursion speeds which you can select easily using the buttons. The 8 speeds are quite near to each other that give you full control on the printing speed.

It also offers you the freedom that once you set the speed, the speed will remain constant on that speed until it is changed. In addition to this, the SL-300 3D printing pen also offers a mode for continuous extrude flow by pressing one button.

This again helps in making great 3D objects because rather than focusing on controlling the pens behavior; you will be free to focus completely on your design while the pen will automatically take care of the rest. No wonder many people consider this 3D pen among the top rated 3d pens.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 55 grams

·        Dimensions: 180 x 24 x 24 mm

·        LCD Display Present: Yes


KooLuLu 3D Pen By KooLuLu, Price: $ 87.99

KooLuLu 3D Pen By KooLuLu

The stylish looking KooLuLu 3D Pen by KooLuLu comes in 2 colors. It is based on Stereoscopic technology. It features easy to reach controls for extrusion speed and temperature. You can easily monitor the nib temperature on the LCD and adjust as required. It works only with PLA filaments.

The nib size can max be 0.7 mm, which means that you can create very fine art forms with this 3D pen. It is very light in weight and hence it can be comfortably used for extended periods without getting tired. Similar to other similar pens, proper safety precautions should be followed when using this pen. It features a smart print head, which can sense the temperature.

The extrusion speed can be controlled in 8 discrete levels, which give you complete control on the extrusion flow thereby helping you make better 3D creations.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 55 grams

·        Dimensions: 7 x 3 x 2 inches

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Leungyo 3D Pen By Leungyo, Price: $ 85.99

Leungyo 3D Pen By Leungyo

This is the second and upgraded versions of the 3D pen by Leungyo. This 3D pen comes in 6 colors which make it attractive to everyone including kids, girls, boys, and even professionals and artists. This is a versatile 3D pen, which can work with both PLA filament as well as ABS filament.

Compared to PLA, the ABS filaments take higher temperatures to melt and cool down slowly, but they are stronger. Therefore, you can choose appropriate filament type for your 3D objects or parts of it. For e.g. you can have a 3D object with a strong ABS base, and rest of it in lightweight PLA.

The LCD screen shows the real-time temperature of the printing head. So, rather than relying on how the filament is flowing and making a guess about the temperature, you can see it easily and take appropriate action. The speed of filament as well as temperature can be easily controlled using the easy to reach buttons. The print speed is adjustable for both types of filaments.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 630 grams

·        Dimensions: 18 x 4.6 x 3 inches

·        LCD Display Present:

 

DUNLIN 3D Pen By DUNLIN, Price: $ 78.39

 

The DUNLIN 3D Pen By DUNLIN is a Stereoscopic 3D pen. It can work with either PLA filaments or ABS filaments. Being light in weight it is easy to use and control, especially for drawing the sections in air. It has very good printing speed controls, so you can draw more easily.

For example, people usually opt for slow speeds when they are working on sections, which are detailed, oriented such as corners or small curves, and opt for high speeds in other sections of the 3D objects. This 3D pen features an intelligent stand-by mode.

Using this mode you can take a break from drawing and resume at a later point of time. During this time, the 3D pen will remain in stand-by in warm condition. This helps get a smooth finish as if the entire 3D object was created in one sitting. This mode is very useful when drawing complex or big objects or when a visitor or phone call interrupts suddenly such as you.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 60 grams

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Intelligent 3D Pen By TOPSUN, Price: $ 69.99

Intelligent 3D Pen By TOPSUN

The Intelligent 3D Pen By TOPSUN comes in 4 attractive colors. It features a smart stand-by function. This pen keeps monitoring if you are using it or not. Whenever it detects that you were using it but you are not using it now, it will wait for 5 minutes.

If you don’t resume in 5 minutes, it will automatically go to standby mode and switch off heating elements. This protects against the potential danger when users forget to switch off the pen when they are suddenly interrupted by something else.

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This pen also features variable print speed, which you can easily control by the speed of your hand movements. This type of speed control offers the best and most practical way of print speed control where you do not have to struggle with the buttons to set the right print speed.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications.

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications.

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

LED 3D Pen By FD, Price: $ 68.99

LED 3D Pen By FD

The LED 3D pen by FD comes in 4 eye-catching colors Yellow, Purple, Pink and Blue. It is a stereoscopic pen, which uses fused deposition molding technique for creating 3D objects. It is a very versatile 3D pen, which can take various types of filaments PLA, ABS, HIPS, flexible PLA and even wood.

The filament diameter, which it requires, is 1.75 mm, which is the same diameter as used by 3D printers. It therefore opens up doors for you to use any filament from the market, which come in several colors. The extruder temperature and the extruder speed are easily controllable by well-placed buttons.

This 3D pen also has the intelligent standby function, which not only saves electricity but also prevents accidents.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 65 grams

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications.

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Myguru 3D Pen By Myguru, Price: $ 65.99

Myguru 3D Stereoscopic Drawing Doodle Pen

The Myguru 3D Pen comes in 5 brilliant colors, which are designed to be suitable for different type of consumers such as children, girls, boys, professionals etc. With this 3D pen you can easily control the size and speed of extruder which enables you to create almost anything that too with different sized threads. The intelligent stand-by function incorporated in this 3D pen puts it to sleep automatically if it does not detect any movement for 3 minutes, which helps in saving electricity, as well as prevent accidents when the user forgets to switch it off. During standby the filament is also automatically unloaded which helps to save filaments as well as prevent jamming of the pen when you resume drawing. Another noteworthy aspect of this 3D pen is that by merely pressing the back button continuously for 3 seconds, the filament will be withdrawn completely automatically. This saves you the trouble of pressing the button repeatedly until the filament is completely out.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: No

 

Intelligent 3D Pen By NEXTECH, Price: $ 65.99

Intelligent 3D Pen By NEXTECH

This 3D pen from NEXTECH is the 2016 version. It features continuous extruder flow mode where by a single button press the extruder will keep flowing continuously at a constant rate. This gives the most practical and easy way to doodle without having to worry about extruder speed.

Alternatively, you can adjust the extruder speed to one of the 8 different speeds. It is based on patented design for the nozzle, which is more convenient to maintain and replace. In addition, it also keeps monitoring the nib temperature and reduces it to avoid accidental scalding.

It can take filaments made of PLA, ABS and wood. This is one of the few 3D pens to comply with CE, ROHS, FCC, ERP, UL, and GS standards.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 55 grams

·        Dimensions: 180 x 24 x 24 mm

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Longoem 3D Pen By Longoem, Price: $ 65.99

Longoem 3D Pen By Longoem

The Longoem 3D Pen comes in 7 amazing colors giving you a good assortment to choose from. It features a big LED screen to display nib temperature. It features a unique extruder speed control function using which the extruder speed gets set automatically based on the speed of your hand movements.

This gives the most practical and easy way of speed control. It can use filaments made of any type of plastic such as PLA, ABS etc.  This is a really good 3d pen in this category

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Finally, we have best 3d pens 2017 among the 3D pens, which are priced below $50.

 

Plusinno¬ģ DIY 3D Pen By PLUSINNO, Price: $ 49.99

Plusinno¬ģ DIY 3D Pen By PLUSINNO

The Plusinno¬ģ DIY 3D Pen By PLUSINNO comes in three amazing colors. It supports filaments made of PLA or ABS materials. As these filaments melt at different temperatures, this pen asks the user via the LCD screen to select the appropriate type of filament.

The filament diameter, which it requires, is 1.75 mm which is the same diameter as used by 3D printers. Therefore, with this 3D pen, you can use any of the wide range of filaments available for 3D printers. The LCD screen continuously shows the real-time temperature of the heating element, which gives you the control to adjust it if required.

It has buttons on the side with which you can control the extrusion speed as well as filament direction. It features non-metallic nozzle, which does not get as hot as the metallic nozzles in several other 3D pens. Therefore, this pen is safer to use.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 0.63 kg

·        Dimensions: 18 x 4.6 x 3 cm

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Creaker Professional 4th Generation 3D Pen By Creaker, Price: $ 49.99

Creaker Professional 4th Generation 3D Pen By Creaker

As the name suggests, the Creaker Professional 4th Generation 3D Pen is geared towards professionals who do not require too many visual indicators or too many control options. This 3D pen is the 4th and the latest generation (2016) of 3D pens. It comes in 5 vibrant colors.

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It works on hot molten extrusion mold technique. This 3D pen features a smart standby mode, where the pen will shut down itself if it detects that it is not used for more than 3 minutes. This saves electricity and prevents scalding accidents. It can work with PLA filaments.

The users can control the extrusion speeds from one of the three speeds. You can always know the current speed by merely glancing at the LEDs without taking your eyes off the 3D object, which you are drawing. It works with filaments of 1.75 mm diameter, which is standard size of filaments used in 3D printers.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 60 grams

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications.

·        LCD Display Present: No

 

Vangold 3D Pen By Vangold, Price: $ 43.99

Vangold 3D Pen By Vangold

The Vangold 3D Pen comes in 4 colors. It features a minimalistic design and does not have too many or too big indicators and buttons. It also features step-less change of extrusion speed, which means that with this 3D pen you will be able to choose precise speed at which you want it to extrude. In hands of a passionate person such, a feature can create wonders.

This is not possible with 3D pens, which have speed control selectable from few different speed controls settings. This 3D pen from Vangold is light in weight and has slim form factor, which prevents FLAC fatigue even in prolonged usage. It also features intelligent stand-by mode, which makes this 3D pen to sleep, including shutting down the heating elements, if it is inactive for a certain period.

This saves electricity and avoids accidents such as scalding or even fire. The motors of this 3D pen are designed to operate silently. Therefore, you will be able to focus better on the design and your imagination rather than getting distracted unnecessarily by motor whirrs. It works only with ABS filaments.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: 10.2 ounces

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: No

 

Shengsite 3D Pen By Shengsite, Price: $ 40.99

Shengsite 3D Pen By Shengsite

The Shengsite 3D Pen By Shengsite is ideal for anyone who is interested or passionate about 3D drawing. It features a big LCD display in which you can see and control several aspects about the pen such as temperature, feed settings as well as type of filament material.

This 3D pen by Shengsite can work with filaments made of PLA or ABS materials. It incorporates ceramic nozzle. Unlike other 3D pens with metallic nozzles, the ceramic nozzle does not heat as much as metals. This prevents accidents such as scalding and fire.

Another safety feature of this 3D pen is its smart stand-by function. If the pen detects that is not being used for more than 2 minutes continuously, it will automatically shut down including shutting off the heating element. This again helps prevent accidents and it saves electricity.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

3Desginer 3D Pen By 3Desginer, Price: $ 39.19

3Desginer 3D Pen By 3Desginer

This 3D pen by 3Designer is their 2nd generation of 3D pens. It comes in 3 attractive colors. This 3D pen is lightweight and has slim form factor.

This helps you draw for more time, more comfortably without getting fatigued. It also makes it easier to handle including small movements for getting the best finish without unintended shakes. The LCD of this 3D pen displays the temperature of the heating element in real-time giving you access to adjust it if required.

This pen also incorporates a unique extrusion speed control in which the speed of extrusion is controllable by movements of your hands. This offers the most practical and intuitive way of controlling the extrusion speed enabling you to make finely finished 3D objects. This 3D pen also incorporates a smart sleep function.

When the pen detects 5 minutes of inactivity, it automatically shuts down the power to the heating element, which not only saves electricity but also helps prevent accidents. It works with only ABS filaments.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

TANGMI 3D Pen By Tangmi, Price: $ 36.99

TANGMI 3D Pen By Tangmi

The 3D pen from Tangmi comes in 4 attractive colors. It features an LCD for displaying current temperature of the heating element. It can work with PLA and ABS filaments. It boasts of several safety features such as support for ultra-quiet cooling and head temperature reaching maximum 80 degrees.

It incorporates step-less extrusion speed control that gives you full control on the 3D pen thereby helping you make your 3D art perfectly.

Key Specifications:

·        Weight: Unspecified in the specifications

·        Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications

·        LCD Display Present: Yes

 

Intelligent 3D Pen By JUSYEA, Price: $ 35.99

Intelligent 3D Pen By JUSYEA

This 3D pen by JUSYEA features intelligent stand-by mode that automatically detects the time for which the pen was inactive and shuts down the pen when it is inactive for too long. It works with filaments made of PLA and ABS materials.

It supports 1.75 mm filament diameters and therefore you can freely use any filament available for other 3D pens as well as for 3D printers.  This 3D pen is among the best 3d pens 2017 for this category

Key Specifications:

  • Weight: Unspecified in the specifications
  • Dimensions: Unspecified in the specifications
  • LCD Display Present: Yes

 

So what are you waiting for? Just buy 3d printing pen and let your imagination fly!

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