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.
This overview contains 20 cheap 3D printers available online. All 20 3D printers in this list can be purchased for a price below $250 USD.
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