It’s a big misconception that it is expensive to start with 3D printing. When you have a tight budget, a cheap 3D printer can be a great starting point. Cheap 3D printers are often DIY kits or semi-assembled 3D printers. The reason is that the package is smaller and therefor cheaper to ship. There are a few cheap 3D printers that come pre-assembled, these often have a tiny build volume and footprint.
We constantly update this list, so you can always check back to find out what the best cheap 3D printers are.