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Flashforge Dreamer Vs Creator Pro

Started a new thread, sorry @bhouston for high-jacking your Inmoov thread.:)

@Richard
You posted:
>>>If I had a choice (which I did) between the Dreamer and the Creator Pro... It >>>would be the Creator Pro hands down... I took @Doc's advice and purchased >>>the Creator Pro and it has been an awesome printer.... Smile

What was this based on?

I keep changing my mind between the two, I think the Dreamer cosmetically does look better? And I don't like the look of the Acrylic top cover on the Pro, looks like a after-thought. But I can get the Pro cheaper.

@Doc thanks for the link to Flashforge forum.

Chris..

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#1  
The reviews on amazon.com convinced me... The Pro is more flexible settings wise and I heard the dreamer has serious cooling issues so printing PLA is a challenge... Since my Flashforge Pro has printed nearly 2 inmoovs without even so much as a clogged nozzle I have say I am more than satisfied...:)

Few people buy 3d printer's based on looks lol... It is not supposed to blend in with your other appliances...:D It needs to work and be reliable... I would take pretty out of the equation and make you decision based on function over form...
#2  
To be honest, if I had to do it again I would have bought the MakerGear M2... It had the best reviews of all the printers on amazon.com
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#3  
Printing PLA on FlashForge Dreamer is not an issue any more because it is now delivered with 2 extra cooling fans at the rear.

these 2 fans will start / stop automaticly to regulate the internal printer temp.
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#4  
@Richard
I can justify buying a printer with the Boss, if its looks pretty & blends in :)
Only kidding!

Its not the reason it looks pretty, but the acrylic top hood on the Pro makes it very high and as I said its almost an after-thought add-on?

Regarding the Dreamer having serious cooling issues, as @Aerius has said there was a modification, which included installed a thermal couple sensor and cooling fans for the chamber temperature.

I'll read up on the 'Pro' again, also I'll have a look at the MakerGear M2

Thanks
Chris.
#5  
@cem can you use any filament for the Dreamer or do you have to use a flashforge cartridge? Another reason I like the Creator pro is the fact I can use the filament (read... cheaper) of my choice... Many printer manufacturers use overpriced proprietary filament cartridges that make owning their printer very expensive...