Creality Ender 5 Pro vs Flashforge Creator Pro

  • Great for beginners
  • Easy to assemble
  • Supports multiple filament types
  • Comes with a spool of PLA
  • Takes about 3 hours to build
  • Great for beginners
  • Least amount of hassle and the shortest learning curve
  • 3D printing takes much trial and error
  • One of the white wires caught on fire

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Reliability

Creality Ender 5 Pro
Incredible value for any tinkerer
After a bunch of research, I settled on an Ender 5 for an entry level printer, and I couldn't be happier. I'm comparing it to a pair of Ultimaker printers at my office (10x the price). Honestly, out of the box, the only thing it really needed is leveling the bed and increasing the extruder steps per...
5/5
John
3 years ago
amazon.com
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Flashforge Creator Pro
Wife just said "Get yourself a 3D printer for Christmas", I'm so excited, watching YouTube videos but I know nothing.
My vote goes to a Flashforge Creator Pro 2, An IDEX system that costs about $700 (US) and has a big enough bed for a full xbox controller (OP stated this was the sort of size he was looking for in another comment). It is capable of printing PLA, PETG, ABS, PVA and because its direct drive you can also do flexible filaments (TPU/ TPE).
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6
Smiling_Blobfish
reddit.com/r/3Dprinting
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Price/value Ratio

Creality Ender 5 Pro
A Really Great 3D Printer for the price!!!
I bought the Comgrow Ender 5 3D printer to play with in retirement. It had the best bang for the buck (in terms of print volume size) and had very good reviews. I checked through the reviews and saw that Comgrow support for the printer was excellent. The printer came nicely boxed and with a pretty g...
5/5
Joe S.
3 years ago
amazon.com
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Flashforge Creator Pro
Wife just said "Get yourself a 3D printer for Christmas", I'm so excited, watching YouTube videos but I know nothing.
My vote goes to a Flashforge Creator Pro 2, An IDEX system that costs about $700 (US) and has a big enough bed for a full xbox controller (OP stated this was the sort of size he was looking for in another comment). It is capable of printing PLA, PETG, ABS, PVA and because its direct drive you can also do flexible filaments (TPU/ TPE).
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6
Smiling_Blobfish
reddit.com/r/3Dprinting
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Ease Of Use

Creality Ender 5 Pro
Incredible!
I don't have a lot of experience with 3D printers. I have done a lot of research and decided to purchase a larger non-branded printer that turned out to be terrible. I couldn't keep the bed level, the z-axis kept getting misaligned, and it just lacked the overall features and quality that I expected...
5/5
N8
4 years ago
amazon.com
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Flashforge Creator Pro
Great printer with excellent support from the seller!
Executive summary: This is a great printer and the seller (Tang) provides great support! I knew nothing about 3D printing when I bought it and found it very easy to set up and use. I was printing well under an hour after I opened the box. The seller included a sticker right on the front of the machi...
5/5
Helios
2 years ago
amazon.com
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